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Genius of Modern Music I

Thelonious Monk

With the possible exception of Idrees, the soloists weren’t up to the pianist’s level. Yet the miraculous Blakey is at his early best.
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Contents

Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams: 'Round Midnight

Work length3:09
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), George Taitt (trumpet), Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Bob Paige (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Off Minor

Work length2:59
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Ruby, My Dear

Work length3:06
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: I Mean You

Work length2:45
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), John Simmons (bass (vocal)), Shadow Wilson (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: Apex Studios, New York

Duke, V: April in Paris

Work length3:20
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: In Walked Bud

Work length2:54
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), George Taitt (trumpet), Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Bob Paige (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 1948
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Thelonious

Work length2:58
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Idrees Sulieman (trumpet), Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone), Billy Smith (tenor saxophone), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Epistrophy

Work length3:07
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), John Simmons (bass (vocal)), Shadow Wilson (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: Apex Studios, New York

Monk, T: Misterioso

Work length3:20
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (vocals), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), John Simmons (bass (vocal)), Shadow Wilson (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: Apex Studios, New York

Monk, T: Well You Needn't

Work length2:57
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Introspection

Work length3:10
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York

Monk, T: Humph

Work length2:50
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  • Thelonious Monk (piano), Idrees Sulieman (trumpet), Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone), Billy Smith (tenor saxophone), Gene Ramey (bass (vocal)), Art Blakey (drums)
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Recording Venue: WOR Studios, New York