Thelonious Monk

At Town Hall (EJC 55525)

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At Town Hall

Thelonious Monk

Essential Jazz Classics

8436028699056

EJC 126631

EJC 55525

JAZZ

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At Town Hall

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This edition presents the complete original album The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall (Riverside RLP12-300), as well as all other surviving music from that 1959 concert. This performance marks one of the rare occasions in which Monk could present big band arrangements of his own compositions, this time prepared by Hall Overton with Monk’s assistance.

Includes 12-page booklet

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All compositions by THELONIOUS MONK
Big band titles arranged by HALL OVERTON

(1-3) Thelonious Monk Quartet
CHARLIE ROUSE (ts);
THELONIOUS MONK (p)
SAM JONES (b);
ART TAYLOR (d)

(4-10) Thelonious Monk Orchestra
DONALD BYRD (tp)
PHIL WOODS (as)
CHARLIE ROUSE (ts)
PEPPER ADAMS (bs)
EDDIE BERT (tb)
ROBERT NORTHERN (frhn)
AY McALLISTER (tba)
THELONIOUS MONK (p)
SAM JONES (b)
ART TAYLOR (d)

Town Hall, New York, Saturday, February 28, 1959.

Tracks:

01. In Walked Bud
02. Blue Monk
03. Rhythm-A-Ning
04. Thelonious
05. Friday The 13th
06. Monk’s Mood
07. Little Rootie Tootie
08. Off Minor
09. Crepuscule With Nellie
10. Little Rootie Tootie
Total time : 75:30