Thelonious Monk Genius Of Modern Music Volume One

Blue Note
  • 1. Humph
  • 2. Evonce
  • 3. Suburban Eyes
  • 4. Thelonious
  • 5. Evonce
  • 6. Suburban Eyes
  • 7. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 8. Ruby My Dear
  • 9. Well You Needn't
  • 10. April In Paris
  • 11. Off Minor
  • 12. Introspection
  • 13. Nice Work If You Can Get It (Alternate Take)
  • 14. Ruby My Dear (Alternate Take)
  • 15. Well You Needn't (Alternate Take)
  • 16. April In Paris (Alternate Take)
  • 17. In Walked Bud
  • 18. Monk's Mood
  • 19. Who Knows?
  • 20. 'Round Midnight
  • 21. Who Knows? (Alternate Take)

Lots of classic Monk tunes originally recorded in late '47: "Ruby My Dear", "Well You Needn't", "In Walked Bud". Also includes alternate takes.

Other Releases by Thelonious Monk

Thelonious MonkMønkGearbox Records
Live set from 1963 recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark. Genuine AAA release (analogue recording, analogue mix, analogue master) using the original source tapes,...
Thelonious MonkMonk In France (1965)Riverside
w/ Well You Needn't.Feat. Monk + Charles Rouse, John Ore and Frank Dunlop
Thelonious MonkAnd The Jazz GiantsRiverside Records
Compiles some of Monk's best work for Riverside.
Thelonious MonkThelonious Alone In San Francisco (Reissue + Bonus Track)WaxTime Records
Solo piano album from 1959. This reissue includes one bonus track, which is an alternative take of "There's Danger In Your Eyes, Cherie". Unencumbered...
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Thelonious MonkUnderground (1968)Columbia
Brilliant album in the magnificent Thelonious Monk's opus, contains strong trio and quartet performances by the group that includes the great Charlie Rouse,...
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Thelonious MonkSolo Monk (1965)Columbia
Solo Monk is the eighth album Thelonious Monk released for Columbia Records in 1965. The album is composed entirely of solo piano work by Monk.  "This...
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Thelonious MonkIt's Monk's Time (1964)Columbia
In 1964, it had been a year since Thelonious Monk had entered the studio, and suddenly due to an appearance on the cover of Time Magazine, he was a celebrity...
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Thelonious MonkMonk. (1964)Columbia
Originally released in 1965, quartet recording with Charlie Rouse on tenor.
Thelonious MonkPlays Duke Ellington (1956)Riverside Records
This album is a masterpiece of charm and daring, ringingtonal joy and hard-dancing rhythmic flight. It has withstood the testof time for over 50 years,...
Thelonious MonkMisterioso (1958)Riverside Records
Misterioso, Thelonious Monk’s 1958 album recorded live at the Five Spot Café in Greenwich Village, gets its title from his 1948 composition...
Thelonious MonkStraight, No Chaser (1967)Columbia
A truly outstanding album from start to finish. Many catchy tunes with the incredible talent of Thelonious Monk. This album goes from strength to strength....
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Thelonious MonkMonk's Music (1957)Riverside
Among the most intense and fascinating recording sessions of Thelonious Monk's career, "Monk's Music" surrounds the pianist/composer with his early boss...

Other Releases on Blue Note

Bobbi HumphreySatin Doll (1974)Blue Note
Killer Mizell Brothers production. Original 70s blue label Blue Note
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Stanley TurrentineJoyride (1965)Blue Note
Quality soul jazz on blue note arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson. With Herbie Hancock, Grady Tate, Kenny Burrell, Bob Cranshaw + orchestra
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Donald ByrdEthiopian KnightsBlue Note
Heavy albumExcellent 1971 rootsy funky jazz fusion album in the spirit of Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew'! "The Emperor" is a BAD TUNE.
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Donald ByrdStreet Lady (1973)Blue Note
Classic jazz funk album written and produced by the magnificent Mizell brothers! Includes 'Lansana's Priestess'.
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Lee MorganLive At The Lighthouse (1971)Blue Note
KILLER deep jazz - as deep as it gets. w/Bennie Maupin Original = Original USA 2x Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG gatefold (wear/spine wear), blue/black labels,...
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Marcus Strickland & TWI LifePeople Of The SunBlue Note
Brooklyn composer-saxophonist Marcus Strickland and his band Twi-Life will release the new album People of the Sun via Blue Note/Revive Music. Strickland...
Stanley TurrentineThe Look Of Love (1968)Blue Note
Late 60s soul jazz on Blue Note with saxophonist Stanley Turrentine and huge band Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this...
Duke Pearson's Big BandIntroducing Duke Pearson's Big Band (1970)Blue Note
Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve POOR ONLY (lot of water damage) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
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Dexter GordonOne Flight UpBlue Note
Classic album from 1964 featuring Donald Byrd, Art Taylor and Kenny Drew.
MadlibShades Of BlueBlue Note
Back in stock!! Madlib invades Blue Note! Hip hop producer extroardinaire and world class jazz fiend Madlib gets let loose in the Blue Note vaults with...
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George RussellThe African GameBlue Note
Mint, sealed, opened once Original = Original USA Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (cutout hole) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
Art Blakey And The Jazz MessengersLike Someone In LoveBlue Note
An album resulting from exactly the same 1960 sessions as the better-known 'A Night in Tunisia' Original =B1-84245 1988 pressing Original = Original...
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The Three SoundsLive At The Lighthouse (1967)Blue Note
Groovy soul jazz. First pressing stereo Blue Note, blue and white label Liberty pressing Original = USA Vinyl VG- /Sleeve VG- (top bottom spines split/taped)...
Lee MorganCharisma (1969)Blue Note
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GoGo PenguinA Humdrum StarBlue Note
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Donald Byrd I'm Tryin' To Get Home - Brass With Voices (1965)Blue Note
w/ Stanley Turrentine, Freddie Roach, Bob Cranshaw, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, Grady Tate plus orchestra!
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Thelonious Monk Quartet with John ColtraneAt Carnegie HallBlue Note
Deluxe 180g reissue of the 1957 LP by Thelonious Monk's quartet, feat. John Coltrane, performed at a gala concert at Carnegie Hall, NYC.
The Three SoundsVibrations (1966)Blue Note
ORIGINAL STEREO NEW YORK USA BLUE NOTE HEAVYWEIGHT PRESSING. TOUGH SOUL JAZZ BST 84248 Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and...
McCoy TynerExpansions (1969)Blue Note
Seminal deep modal jazz on Blue Note w/ Woody Shaw, Gary Bartz, Ron Carter, Herbie Lewis and Freddie Watts. Produced by Duke Pearson. HEAVY! Orig= Blue...
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Classic Elvin Jones LP with Joe Farrell on fire, switching between tenor, soprano and flute.
Tony AllenThe SourceBlue Note
Long time Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen drops a new album for 2017 - a hybrid fusion of jazz and Afrobeat!
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1957 Blue Note session with a hard bop take on some standards.
Grant GreenTalkin' AboutBlue Note
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Classic Hank Mobley from 1965 featuring Herbie Hancock, Donald Byrd and Freddie Hubbard.
Ornette ColemanNew York Is Now! (1968)Blue Note
DEEP DEEP heavyweight left-field new thing Blue Note jazz. Discordant, heavy and profound. W/Dewey Redman, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones.
Art Blakey QuintetA Night At Birdland, Volume 1Blue Note
10" repress of seminal early Art Blakey Quintet line-up featuring Horace Silver, Lou Donaldson and Clifford Brown
Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Cafe Volume 1Blue Note
D. Byrd + Pepper Adams, Duke PEarson, Laymon Jackson, Lex Humphries.  New USA vinyl
Freddie HubbardBreaking PointBlue Note
Freddie Hubbard + James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Eddie Khan, Joe Chambers. Deep and essential Blue Note. New USA vinyl issue
The New Heritage Keyboard QuartetThe New Heritage Keyboard Quartet (1973)Blue Note
Blue label Liberty labels Blue Note w/ orig house inner sleeve and in orig. shrink. Orig USA vinyl
The Horace Silver QuintetFinger Poppin'Blue Note
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Stanley TurrentineLook Out!Blue Note
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Bobby McFerrinThe Best Of Bobby McFerrinBlue Note
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Donald ByrdBlackjackBlue Note
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VariousBlue Break Beats (Volumes 1-3)Blue Note
Absolutely killer compilation of some of Blue Note's finest releases - The jazz break beats that inspired hip-hop artists. Includes Donald Byrd, Eddie...
Tyrone WashingtonNatural Essence (1968)Blue Note
deep modal and soul jazz on Blue Note
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Blue Bossa - Cool Cuts From The Tropics (Volumes 1-3)Blue Note
Triple CD collection of the 3 "Blue Bossa" compilations from the most famous jazz label, Blue Note. Features greats such as Horace Silver, Kenny Burrell,...
Bobbi HumphreyFancy Dancer (1975)Blue Note
Classic jazz funk album produced by the awesome Mizell Brothers which includes the classic track "Uno Esta"! Recommended! USA original (tape on...
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Milt JacksonWizard Of The VibesBlue Note
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The Horace Silver QuintetBlowin' The Blues Away (1969)Blue Note
"Sister Sadie", "Peace"...essential late 60s Silver with Blue Mitchell on trumpet and Junior Cook on tenor
Norah JonesFeels Like HomeBlue Note
2004 contemporary vocal jazz album from the award winning Norah Jones. 
Blue MitchellBantu Village (1969)Blue Note
Shit hot super rare funky jazz album on Blue Note from 1969. Includes "HNIC"Blue/white original Liberty pressing in great condition
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Jackie McLeanLet Freedom RingBlue Note
With Walter Davis, Herbie Lewis and Billy Higgins.
Norah JonesNot Too LateBlue Note
Award winning Norah Jones' 2007 album, Not Too Late features her usual soft jazzy vocals.