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Thelonious Monk

Riverside record ‘The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall’ (1959)

‘The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall’ is an album recorded on February 28, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Thelonious (Thelonious Monk) – 00:56 . 2.Friday The 13Th (Thelonious Monk) – 09:22 . 3.Monk’S Mood (Thelonious Monk) – 10:15 . 4.Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk) – 08:45 . 5.Off […]

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman…

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid. Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips […]

We remember Thelonious Monk

This day ( February 17, 1982), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Thelonious Sphere Monk, an American jazz pianist and composer. Tracklist : Round Midnight (1963) . Just A Gigolo (1963) . Rhythm A Ning . Straight No Chaser (1965) . Don’t Blame Me (1963) . Blue Monk (1966) . w/ Frankie Dunlop Charlie Rouse – […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 41

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck , Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie Blake. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 215 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Omar […]

Carmen McRae records the album ‘Carmen Sings Monk’ (1988)

Carmen McRae’s’Carmen Sings Monk’ is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus. Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 06:01 . 3.It’S Over Now (Well, You […]

Ella Fitzgerald records the album ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’ is a studio album recorded on January 23, 1961 &June 22-23, 1961 with a jazz quartet led by Lou Levy and released the same year By Verve. Track Listing : 1.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 04:06 . 2.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) […]

Happy Birthday Jason Moran. ‘Still Rising’

This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer . Tracklist : Wind (2019) . Staged (2016) . w/ Bill Frisell – Memories of Tomorrow (2014) . w/ Alicia Hall Moran – BLEED (2012) . Lulu’s Back In Town (2011) . w/ Cristina Zavalloni – Body And […]