Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Himself (PWR 27210)

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1957

Thelonious Himself

Thelonious Monk

Poll Winners Records

8436028691579

PWR 122590

PWR 27210

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Thelonious Himself

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CD 7,43 €

2 LPs ON 1 CD

5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

 
This edition contains the complete album Thelonious Himself, one of the rare occasions on which Monk dedicated an entire LP to solo piano recordings (with the exception of the last, superb, tune in trio format with John Coltrane and Wilbur Ware). As a bonus,  Monk's first solo piano album, recorded in France in 1954, in its entirety.

Includes 12-page booklet

PERSONNEL:


THELONIOUS MONK, solo piano
JOHN COLTRANE (tenor sax) 
WILBUR WARE (bass) added on 8 only.
New York, April 5, 12 & 16, 1957.

*BONUS ALBUM:
PORTRAIT OF AN ERMITE / THELONIOUS MONK IN PARIS (1954):
Thelonious Monk, solo piano. Paris, France, June 7, 1954.

Tracks:

01 I DON’T STAND A GHOST OF A CHANCE 4:23
02 I SHOULD CARE 3:15
03 ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT 6:42
04 APRIL IN PARIS 3:53
05 FUNCTIONAL 9:19
06 I’M GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU 4:05
07 ALL ALONE 4:52
08 MONK’S MOOD 7:53
09 WELL YOU NEEDN’T 3:25*
10 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES 3:24*
11 OFF MINOR 2:33*
12 ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT 5:15*
13 ERONEL 2:33*
14 REFLECTIONS 5:01*
15 WE SEE 2:35*
16 HACKENSACK 3:03*
17 EVIDENCE 3:04*

TOTAL TIME: 75:22

 
DOWN BEAT original review THELONIOUS HIMSELF:
“Listening to this recording's solo tracks is must like eavesdropping on Monk as he relaxes at the piano. Highly recommended.” Dom Cerulli