Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk
Essential Jazz Classics
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INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS
This releases includes complete original album Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk. As a bonus, an interesting live quartet version of Bya-ya with Monk, Blakey and Griffin and three rare live versions of Monk tunes recorded by the Jazz Messengers during a TV show just a month after the studio album was made, appearing here on CD for the first time ever!
THELONIOUS MONK, piano
JOHNNY GRIFFIN, tenor sax
BILL HARDMAN, trumpet
SPANKY DEBREST, bass
& ART BLAKEY, drums
New York City, May 14 (tracks 3-4) & 15 (tracks 1-2; 5-6), 1957.
(07): Thelonious Monk Quartet: Johnny Griffin (ts), Thelonious Monk (p),
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (b), Art Blakey (d).
Live at the Five Spot, New York, July 9, 1958.
(8-10): Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers:
Same personnel as 1-6, except Sam Dockery (p) replaces Thelonious Monk.
"Stars of Jazz" TV Show, Los Angeles, July 29, 1957.
02. In Walked Bud
03. Blue Monk
04. I Mean You
06. Purple Shades
08. I Mean You*
09. Blue Monk*
Total Time: 65:17 mins.