Tracklist

CD 1: 1941-1956 – Monk’s Dream
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Little Rootie Tootie
Thelonious Monk 3:07
2 Swing to Bop (improvisation)
Charlie Christian 8:55
3 Flyin’ Hawk
Coleman Hawkins 2:50
4 Hackensack
Thelonious Monk 5:13
5 These Foolish Things
Thelonious Monk 2:49
6 Monk’s Dream
Thelonious Monk 3:07
7 Just a Gigolo
Thelonious Monk 3:02
8 I Want to Be Happy
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins 7:44
9 Bemsha Swing
Miles Davis 9:34
10 Mood Indigo
Thelonious Monk 3:14
11 Honeysuckle Rose
Thelonious Monk 5:32
12 Pannonica
Thelonious Monk 8:49
13 Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk 7:43
CD 2: 1957-1958 – Monk’s Mood
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 ’Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk 6:42
2 Monk’s Mood
Thelonious Monk 7:51
3 Off Minor (take 5)
Thelonious Monk 5:10
4 Ruby, My Dear
Thelonious Monk 5:27
5 Trinkle, Tinkle
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane 6:40
6 Straight, No Chaser (take 3)
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk 7:00
7 I Should Care (take 3)
Thelonious Monk 3:15
8 I Mean You (take 4)
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk 6:52
9 Let’s Cool One
Clark Terry & Thelonious Monk 4:57
10 Rhythm-a-ning
Thelonious Monk Quartet 9:27
11 Evidence
Thelonious Monk Quartet 8:48
12 Epistrophy
Thelonious Monk Quartet 1:09
CD 3: 1958-1961 – Blue Monk
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Nutty
Thelonious Monk Quartet 5:25
2 In Walked Bud
Thelonious Monk 7:06
3 Friday the Thirteenth
Thelonious Monk 9:32
4 Thelonious
Thelonious Monk 3:03
5 Ask Me Now
Thelonious Monk 10:48
6 Jackie-ing
Thelonious Monk 6:07
7 Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk 3:44
8 Four in One
Thelonious Monk Quartet 8:44
9 Reflections
Thelonious Monk 5:05
10 Well, You Needn’t
Thelonious Monk 11:33
11 Crepuscole with Nellie
Thelonious Monk 2:50

Credits

CD 1: 1941-1956 – Monk’s Dream

trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-12-24) (track 9)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Kenny Clarke (1954-12-24) (track 9)
Kenny Clarke (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Art Blakey (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
bass:
Curley Russell (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Percy Heath (1954-12-24) (track 9)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1954-12-24) (track 9)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Oscar Pettiford (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-15) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Ernie Henry (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Ernie Henry (1956-10-15) (track 13)
celesta:
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-09) (track 12)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (1954-12-24) (track 9)
Thelonious Monk (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-15) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-15) (track 13)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1, 4, 12–13)
Vincent Youmans (track 8)
Irving Caesar (track 8)
Fats Waller (1928) (tracks 11, 11)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 10)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 8)
Andy Razaf (1928) (tracks 11, 11)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 10)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (track 8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 8)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 10)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-15) (track 13)
instrumental cover recording of:
I Want to Be Happy (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Honeysuckle Rose (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
later versions:
Har ni cykellås (tracks 11, 11)
Little Butterfly (track 12)
recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (track 11)
Hackensack (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Pannonica (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Brilliant Corners (1956-10-15) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Piano Roll Blues Medley (tracks 11, 11)
Monk’s Mix (track 1)

CD 2: 1957-1958 – Monk’s Mood

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (tracks 1–2)
New York, New York, United States (1957-07) (track 5)
New York, New York, United States (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Shadow Wilson (1957-07) (track 5)
Shadow Wilson (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Roy Haynes (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-07) (track 5)
Wilbur Ware (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
double bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
Wilbur Ware (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (tracks 1–2)
Thelonious Monk (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Thelonious Monk (1957-07) (track 5)
Thelonious Monk (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Thelonious Monk (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Thelonious Monk (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
John Coltrane (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
John Coltrane (1957-07) (track 5)
Johnny Griffin (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
flugelhorn:
Clark Terry (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (track 12)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–12)
Cootie Williams (track 1)
engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (track 9)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 1)
performer:
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (track 4)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (track 9)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 2–4, 12)
Thelonious Music (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 1)
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Five Spot in New York, New York, United States (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 4)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 1)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 1)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 4)
Get It Straight (track 6)
Listen to Monk (track 10)
live recording of:
Epistrophy (1958-08-07) (track 12)
Evidence (1958-08-07) (track 11)
Rhythm-a-Ning (1958-08-07) (track 10)
recording of:
Monk's Mood (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 1)
Off Minor (1957-06-26) (track 3)
Ruby, My Dear (1957-06-26) (track 4)
Trinkle Tinkle (1957-07) (track 5)
I Mean You (1957-08-12) (track 8)
Straight, No Chaser (1957-08-12) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Monk’s Mix (track 10)

CD 3: 1958-1961 – Blue Monk

trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (tracks 3–4)
cornet:
Thad Jones (tracks 5–6)
membranophone:
Art Taylor (tracks 3–6)
Roy Haynes (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Frankie Dunlop (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Frankie Dunlop (1961-04-21) (track 11)
bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (tracks 3–6)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1958-08-07) (track 1)
John Ore (1961-04-18) (track 10)
double bass:
John Ore (1961-04-21) (track 11)
alto saxophone:
Phil Woods (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 3–6)
Thelonious Monk (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (tracks 7, 9)
Thelonious Monk (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (1961-04-21) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (tracks 3–4)
tuba:
Jay McAllister (tracks 3–4)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (tracks 3–6)
Johnny Griffin (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Charlie Rouse (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Charlie Rouse (1961-04-21) (track 11)
trombone:
Eddie Bert (tracks 3–4)
French horn:
Robert Northern (tracks 3–4)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 1, 3–4)
recording engineer:
Ray Fowler (US recording engineer) (track 1)
publisher:
Regent Music (BMI) (track 10)
Thelonious Music (tracks 1, 6, 11)
Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.) (track 5)
recorded at:
Five Spot in New York, New York, United States (1958-08) (track 1)
The Town Hall (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
Fugazzi Hall in San Francisco, California, United States (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (tracks 7, 9)
Teatro Lirico in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1961-04-21) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Ganz alloan (track 7)
Looking Back (track 9)
later versions:
How I Wish... (track 5)
It's Over Now (track 10)
Suddenly (track 2)
live recording of:
Friday the 13th (track 3)
Thelonious (track 4)
Well, You Needn't (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Crepuscule With Nellie (1961-04-21) (track 11)
recording of:
Ask Me Now (track 5)
Four in One (track 8)
In Walked Bud (track 2)
Jackie-ing (track 6)
Nutty (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Blue Monk (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (track 7)
Reflections (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Monk’s Mix (track 1)

Release

ASIN: DE: B00006JYD0 [info]