Riverside record ‘Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk’ in San Francisco (1960)

‘Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk’ is an album recorded on April 29, 1960 at the Blackhawk in San Francisco and released in 1960 by Riverside..

Track Listing : 1.Let’S Call This (Thelonious Monk) – 08:33 . 2.Four In One (Thelonious Monk) – 08:41 . 3.I’M Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman, Ned Washington) – 6:14 . 4.San Francisco Holiday (Worry Later) (Thelonious Monk) – 09:10 . 5.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) – 12:07 . 6.Epistrophy (Thelonious Monk) – 00:59

Musicians : Thelonious Monk – Piano . Joe Gordon – Trumpet . Harold Land – Tenor Saxophone . Charlie Rouse – Tenor Saxophone . John Ore – Bass . Billy Higgins – Drums

Production : Produced By Orrin Keepnews Ray Fowler – Engineer . Reice Hamel – Engineer

Package : Ken Deardoff – Cover Design . Orrin Keepnews – Liner Notes

Recorded On April 29, 1960 At Blackhawk, San Francisco.

Released In 1960 By Riverside.

(Source Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk’ | Official Website)

Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk


London Jazz Collector
East Coast meets West Coast for a session of high energy bop at San Francisco’s Blackhawk. Monk is spurred to play more in the groove by the hepcat audienceand his standard quartet featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor is augmented by another tenor, Harold Land, the most East-Coast of the West Coast tenorsand Joe Gordon on trumpet. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
Charlie Rouse swings hard on yet another live album, with two extra horn players added to the quartet. Some rarely recorded tunes including the new “Worry Later” […]

azuege @ RateYourMusic
Likely because of the two guests, who had only minimal prep time to integrate themselves with the quartet, Monk and Rouse really step up in their playing to carry the day. The guests add some new flavors, but fortunately they take secondary roles and are content to just pop in for occasional solos. […]


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