Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Thelonious
3:02
2 Ruby My Dear
3:08
3 Well You Needn't
2:59
4 April In Paris
3:21
5 Monk's Mood
3:08
6 In Walked Bud
2:57
7 'Round Midnight
3:12
8 Evidence
2:35
9 Misterioso
3:23
10 Epistrophy
3:08
11 I Mean You
2:47
12 Four In One
3:30
13 Criss Cross
2:57
14 Straight No Chaser
2:58
15 Ask Me Now
3:16
16 Skippy
3:00

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (tracks 13–15)
Art Blakey (1951-07-23) (track 12)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (1951-06-23) (tracks 12–13, 15)
Art Blakey (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
bass:
Al McKibbon (track 13)
Al McKibbon (1951-06-23) (tracks 12, 15)
Al McKibbon (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1951-06-23) (tracks 12–13)
Milt Jackson (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
double bass:
Al McKibbon (tracks 12, 14–15)
Al McKibbon (1951-06-23) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1951-06-23) (tracks 12–13)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1951-06-23) (tracks 12–13, 15)
Thelonious Monk (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–3, 5–12, 12–14, 14–15, 15–16)
Cootie Williams (track 7)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 4)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 7)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 4)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 2, 5, 10)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 10)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 3)
Thelonious Music (tracks 8, 14)
Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.) (tracks 15, 15)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 7)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1951-06-23) (tracks 12–13, 15)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1951-07-23) (tracks 12, 14–15)
arrangements:
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 2)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 7)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 7)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 2)
Get It Straight (track 14)
How I Wish... (tracks 15, 15)
It's Over Now (track 3)
Suddenly (track 6)
recording of:
April in Paris (track 4)
Epistrophy (track 10)
Evidence (track 8)
I Mean You (track 11)
In Walked Bud (track 6)
Misterioso (track 9)
Monk's Mood (track 5)
Ruby, My Dear (track 2)
Skippy (track 16)
Straight No Chaser (track 14)
Thelonious (track 1)
Well, You Needn't (track 3)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 7)
Ask Me Now (1951-06-23) (track 15)
Criss-Cross (1951-06-23) (track 13)
Four in One (1951-06-23) (track 12)
Ask Me Now (1951-07-23) (track 15)
Four in One (1951-07-23) (track 12)
Straight, No Chaser (1951-07-23) (track 14)
referred to in medleys: