Art Blakey

With Thelonious Monk (99156)

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2022

With Thelonious Monk

Art Blakey

American Jazz Classics

8436559469937

AJC 170686

99156

JAZZ

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CD 8,22 €

24 BIT DIGITALLY REMASTERED

INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS

This release contains the complete original album Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (Atlantic SD-1278) plus a interesting live quartet version of "Bya-Ya" with Monk, Blakey and Griffin,

Three extremely rare live versions of Monk tunes recorded by the Jazz Messengers during a TV show just a month after the studio album was made are also included here.

PERSONNEL:

  • Thelonious Monk - (piano)
  • Art Blakey - (drums)
  • Johnny Griffin - (tenor sax)
  • Bill Hardman - (trumpet)
  • Spanky Debrest - (bass)

New York City, May 14 & 15, 1957

  • (*) BONUS TRACKS:
  • [7]: 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.

TRACKS:

  • 01 EVIDENCE
  • 02 IN WALKED BUD
  • 03 BLUE MONK
  • 04 I MEAN YOU
  • 05 RHYTHM-A-NING
  • 06 PURPLE SHADES
  • 07 BYA-YA/EPISTROPHY (*)
  • 08 I MEAN YOU (*)
  • 09 BLUE MONK (*)
  • 10 EVIDENCE (*)