Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Brilliant Corners 7:43
2 Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are 13:05
3 Pannonica 8:48
4 I Surrender, Dear 5:24
5 Bemsha Swing 7:40
6 April in Paris 3:51
7 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You 4:21
8 Functional 9:18
9 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You 4:03
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 I Should Care 3:13
2 Round Midnight 6:40
3 All Alone 4:51
4 Monk's Mood 7:50
5 Abide With Me 0:53
6 Well, You Needn't 11:23
7 Ruby, My Dear 5:25
8 Off Minor 5:09
9 Epistrophy 10:45
10 Crepuscule With Nellie 4:39

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-05) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-16) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-10-09) (tracks 2–3)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-12-07) (track 5)
trumpet:
Clark Terry (1956-12-07) (track 5)
double bass:
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-09) (tracks 2–3)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1956-12-07) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Ernie Henry (1956-10-09) (tracks 2–3)
Ernie Henry (1956-10-15) (track 1)
celesta and piano:
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-09) (track 3)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-09) (track 2)
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1956-12-07) (track 5)
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-05) (track 7)
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-16) (tracks 6, 8–9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-09) (tracks 2–3)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (1956-12-07) (track 5)
composer:
George Bassman (track 9)
Denzil Best (track 5)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–3, 5, 8)
Victor Young (American composer, arranger, violinist & conductor) (track 7)
Harry Barris (1931) (track 4)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 6)
lyricist:
Bing Crosby (track 7)
Ned Washington (tracks 7, 9)
Gordon Clifford (1931) (track 4)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 6)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 9)
recording engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 9)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 5)
Thelonious Music (track 5)
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-09) (tracks 2–3)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-12-07) (track 5)
edit of:
Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are (with piano intro) by Thelonious Monk (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (1957-04-05) (track 7)
later versions:
Little Butterfly (track 3)
recording of:
April in Paris (track 6)
I Surrender Dear (track 4)
Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are (1956-10-09) (track 2)
Pannonica (1956-10-09) (track 3)
Brilliant Corners (1956-10-15) (track 1)
Bemsha Swing (instrumental) (1956-12-07) (track 5)
Functional (1957-04-16) (track 8)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-16) (tracks 3–4)
New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (tracks 6–9)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1957-06-26) (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (track 6)
double bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-04-12) (track 4)
Wilbur Ware (1957-04-16) (track 4)
Wilbur Ware (1957-06-26) (tracks 6–9)
double bass [bass]:
Wilbur Ware (1957-04-16) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (1957-06-26) (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-05) (tracks 1–2)
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-12) (track 4)
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-16) (tracks 3–4)
Thelonious Monk (1957-06-26) (tracks 6–9)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1957-04-12) (track 4)
John Coltrane (1957-04-16) (track 4)
John Coltrane (1957-06-26) (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (tracks 5–9)
trombone:
Ray Copeland (track 8)
arranger:
Thelonious Monk (track 5)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (track 9)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 2, 4, 4, 6, 8–10)
William Henry Monk (track 5)
Cootie Williams (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1924) (track 3)
Thelonious Monk (1948) (track 7)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 2)
Henry Francis Lyte (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1924) (track 3)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 1–2, 4)
recording engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 1–2, 4)
writer:
Sammy Cahn (track 1)
Axel Stordahl (track 1)
Paul Weston (track 1)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 4, 4, 7–9)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (tracks 1, 9)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 6)
Thelonious Music (tracks 5, 10)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 2)
was commissioned by:
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 1)
recorded at:
New York (NYC) in New York, New York, United States (1957) (track 6)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-04-12) (track 4)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (tracks 5–9)
arrangements:
Abide With Me (James Last arrangement) (track 5)
Abide With Me (for brass, Marlatt) (track 5)
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
All Alone (track 3)
I Should Care (track 1)
Abide With Me (Set to tune ‘Eventide’) (1957-06-26) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 7)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 2)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 2)
Hear, bliuw my nei (track 5)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 7)
It's Over Now (track 6)
recording of:
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1957-04-05) (track 2)
Monk's Mood (1957-04-12) (track 4)
Monk's Mood (1957-04-16) (track 4)
Crepuscule With Nellie (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Epistrophy (1957-06-26) (track 9)
Off Minor (1957-06-26) (track 8)
Ruby, My Dear (1957-06-26) (track 7)
Well, You Needn't (1957-06-26) (track 6)

Release

part of:Jazz Manifesto
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