Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 By-Ya
2:48
2 We See
5:18
3 Blue Monk
7:38
4 I Want To Be Happy
7:44
5 Bemsha Swing
9:33
6 Caravan
6:01
7 Tea for Two
5:55
8 Pannoncia
8:53
9 Brilliant Corners
7:47
10 'Round Midnight
6:42
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Well, You Needn't
11:25
2 Off Minor (take 5)
5:10
3 Epistrophy
3:10
4 Trinkle, Trinkle
6:41
5 Rhythm-a-ning
5:20
6 Evidence
8:52
7 Nutty
5:24
8 Little Rootie Tootie
8:56
9 Straight, No Chaser
9:24
10 Ruby, My Dear
4:01
11 Four in One (take 2)
8:42

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1952-10-15) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-12) (track 10)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1954-05-11) (track 2)
drums:
Art Blakey (1952-10-15) (track 1)
Art Blakey (1954-05-11) (track 2)
Art Blakey (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 7)
bass:
Gerry Mapp (Jazz double bassist) (1952-10-15) (track 1)
Curley Russell (1954-05-11) (track 2)
double bass:
Oscar Pettiford (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 7)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1952-10-15) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1954-05-11) (track 2)
Thelonious Monk (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 7)
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-12) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1954-05-11) (track 2)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1, 3, 9–10)
Cootie Williams (track 10)
Vincent Youmans (1925) (track 7)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1937) (track 6)
Juan Tizol (1937) (track 6)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 10)
Irving Caesar (1925) (track 7)
Irving Mills (1937) (track 6)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (track 6)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-05-11) (track 2)
arrangements:
Caravan (arranged by Au) (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
Tea for Two (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 7)
instrumental recording of:
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1957-04-12) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Ganz alloan (track 3)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 10)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 10)
later versions:
recording of:
Blue Monk (track 3)
Brilliant Corners (track 9)
Caravan (track 6)
Bye-Ya (1952-10-15) (track 1)

CD 2

trumpet:
Ray Copeland (track 1)
Ray Copeland (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1959-02-28) (track 8)
cornet:
Thad Jones (track 9)
drums:
Art Blakey (track 1)
Art Taylor (track 9)
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Art Taylor (1959-02-28) (track 8)
bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (track 9)
Wilbur Ware (track 1)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1959-02-28) (track 8)
double bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-06-26) (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (track 1)
Gigi Gryce (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Phil Woods (1959-02-28) (track 8)
piano:
Alan Feinberg (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1, 9)
Thelonious Monk (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Thelonious Monk (1959-02-28) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1959-02-28) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (track 1)
Charlie Rouse (track 9)
John Coltrane (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Charlie Rouse (1959-02-28) (track 8)
trombone:
Eddie Bert (1959-02-28) (track 8)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (track 3)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 2–3, 10)
Regent Music (track 1)
Thelonious Music (tracks 4–7, 9)
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (track 2)
The Town Hall (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1959-02-28) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 10)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 10)
Get It Straight (track 9)
It's Over Now (track 1)
Listen to Monk (track 5)
live recording of:
Evidence (track 6)
recording of:
Epistrophy (track 3)
Four in One (track 11)
Nutty (track 7)
Rhythm-a-Ning (track 5)
Ruby, My Dear (track 10)
Trinkle Tinkle (track 4)
Well, You Needn't (track 1)
Off Minor (1957-06-26) (track 2)
Little Rootie Tootie (1959-02-28) (track 8)

Release

ASIN: US: B003VSTBIK [info]