Thelonious Monk

Monk (Limited Japanese Edition) (5060708610364)

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Monk (Limited Japanese Edition)

Thelonious Monk

Gearbox

5060708610364

LPS 163692

5060708610364

JAZZ

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LP 28,91 €

180gm 33rpm LP

laminate gloss cover and Obi strip

This is a previously unreleased, precious lost treasure from Monk’s most critically acclaimed line-up; Charlie Rouse on saxophone, John Ore on double bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums. Without a widely agreed must-have Monk release, could this fill the void as the Monk everyone should own? Recorded live in Copenhagen in 1963 at the peak of Monk’s career. A year later he was to feature on the cover of TIME magazine, one of only for 4 Jazz artists ever to do so. The performance, a mixture of Monk originals and interpretations of standards, showcases Monk at his prime: full of avant-garde flair and wit, but always with a swinging feel explains his title as the 'High Priest of Bebop'. The original tapes, saved from a skip and blessed with the approval of the Monk estate, have been faithfully restored, mastered and cut using Gearbox's legendary all-analogue process.

PERSONNEL:

  • Thelonious Monk - piano
  • Charlie Rouse - tenor saxophone
  • John Ore - double bass
  • Frankie Dunlop - drums

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1 Bye-Ya
  • A2 Nutty
  • SIDE B
  • B1 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  • B2 Body and Soul
  • B3 Monk's Dream