Thelonious Monk Quartet Live
Absolutely captivating, intimate concert of Jazz legend Thelonious Monk.
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The legendary Thelonious Monk is famous for his unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including Ruby, My Dear – included in this recording.
Thelonious Monk is not only renowned for his compositions and improvisations which feature dissonances and angular melodic twists but also for his distinct look which included suits, hats, and sunglasses. Monk is one of only five jazz musicians to have been featured on the cover of Time magazine.
Thelonious Monk (piano) ∙ Charlie Rouse (sax-tenor) ∙ John Ore (double bass) ∙ Frankie Dunlop (drums)
Tracks: Monk’s Dream ∙ Drums Solo ∙ Criss Cross ∙ Rhythm-a-Ning ∙ Epistrophy ∙ Evidence ∙ Ruby, My Dear ∙ Bright Mississippi
Original title Thelonious Monk Quartet Live
Recording location Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Recording date 1963
Duration 50 mins
Video format 4:3 NTSC
Audio format mono
Director Serge Leroy
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