The Thelonious Monk Quartet Misterioso LP
The Thelonious Monk Quartet Misterioso LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: OJC
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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The Thelonious Monk Quartet Misterioso LP

The Thelonious Monk Quartet

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SKU:
OJCLP206
UPC:
025218620611
Reissue of this classic Thelonious Monk album is ideal for all Jazz and vinyl collectors.

This album was recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe in New York City in August 1958 with Monk on piano, Johnny Griffin on sax, Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass and Roy Haynes on drums.

There are re-workings of his earlier compositions (it should be axiomatic that Monk is a constantly self-renewing composer-arranger-musician, that each new recording of an "old" number, particularly with different personnel, represents a fresh view of it--almost a new composition).

There is one new piece: "Blues Five Spot." As that title emphasizes, this album (like Thelonious In Action) was recorded on-the-spot during Monk's 1958 engagement at New York's coloful Five Spot Cafe. Thus there is also a brief unaccompanied version of a standard ("Just a Gigolo"); characteristic of the way Thelonious opens most of his sets in a club.

The title selected for this album--Misterioso--is more than just the name of one of its numbers. It is an extremely Monk-like song title, evoking by its mild play on words (linking "mist" and "mystery") another basic characteristic of his music at this or any other time, that feeling of challenge and depth that leads a writer like Gunther Schuller to describe Thelonious quite aptly as "enigmatic and wonderful".

Features:
• Vinyl Reissue
• Pressed at Rainbo Records

Musicians:
Thelonious Monk, piano
Johnny Griffin, tenor saxophone
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass
Roy Haynes, drums

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Nutty
2. Blues Five Spot
3. Let's Cool One
Side 2:
4. In Walked Bud
5. Just A Gigolo
6. Miserioso
Description
Reissue of this classic Thelonious Monk album is ideal for all Jazz and vinyl collectors.

This album was recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe in New York City in August 1958 with Monk on piano, Johnny Griffin on sax, Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass and Roy Haynes on drums.

There are re-workings of his earlier compositions (it should be axiomatic that Monk is a constantly self-renewing composer-arranger-musician, that each new recording of an "old" number, particularly with different personnel, represents a fresh view of it--almost a new composition).

There is one new piece: "Blues Five Spot." As that title emphasizes, this album (like Thelonious In Action) was recorded on-the-spot during Monk's 1958 engagement at New York's coloful Five Spot Cafe. Thus there is also a brief unaccompanied version of a standard ("Just a Gigolo"); characteristic of the way Thelonious opens most of his sets in a club.

The title selected for this album--Misterioso--is more than just the name of one of its numbers. It is an extremely Monk-like song title, evoking by its mild play on words (linking "mist" and "mystery") another basic characteristic of his music at this or any other time, that feeling of challenge and depth that leads a writer like Gunther Schuller to describe Thelonious quite aptly as "enigmatic and wonderful".

Features:
• Vinyl Reissue
• Pressed at Rainbo Records

Musicians:
Thelonious Monk, piano
Johnny Griffin, tenor saxophone
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass
Roy Haynes, drums

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Nutty
2. Blues Five Spot
3. Let's Cool One
Side 2:
4. In Walked Bud
5. Just A Gigolo
6. Miserioso
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Thelonious Monk Quartet
Title
Misterioso
Composer
Additional Artists
Johnny Griffin, Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Roy Haynes
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
07-06-2012
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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