Thelonious Monk In Italy LP
Thelonious Monk In Italy LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: OJC
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Thelonious Monk In Italy LP

Thelonious Monk

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SKU:
OJCLP488
UPC:
888072360259
Vinyl Reissue Series Commemorates 65th Anniversary of Prestige Records and 90th Birthday of Legendary Engineer Rudy Van Gelder!

Thelonious Monk In Italy is a live album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk featuring tracks recorded in Italy in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. Featuring standout renditions of "Straight, No Chaser", "Bemsha Swing", and "Rhythm-A-Ning", In Italy captures pianist/composer Thelonious Monk flexing his trademark idiosyncratic chops on what would be his final recording for the Riverside label.

Cut live in concert while on an extensive European tour, this set from 1961 serves as a final reminder of the legendary catalog Monk built while recording for Riverside and hinted at the genius yet to be recorded. Accompanied by tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, bassist John Ore, and drummer Frankie Dunlop, Monk shines here, turning in more of the style that set him apart from his peers as an individualistic player capable of consistently expressive, stylistic and sophisticated performances.

Features:

• Prestige Records 65th Anniversary Reissue
• Vinyl Reissue

Musicians:
Thelonious Monk, piano
Charlie Rouse, tenor sax
John Ore, bass
Frankie Dunlop, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. Jackieing
2. Epistrophy
3. Body and Soul
4. Straight, No Chaser
Side B:
1. Bemsha Swing
2. San Francisco Holiday
3. Crepuscule With Nellie
4. Rhythm-A-Nin
Description
Vinyl Reissue Series Commemorates 65th Anniversary of Prestige Records and 90th Birthday of Legendary Engineer Rudy Van Gelder!

Thelonious Monk In Italy is a live album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk featuring tracks recorded in Italy in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. Featuring standout renditions of "Straight, No Chaser", "Bemsha Swing", and "Rhythm-A-Ning", In Italy captures pianist/composer Thelonious Monk flexing his trademark idiosyncratic chops on what would be his final recording for the Riverside label.

Cut live in concert while on an extensive European tour, this set from 1961 serves as a final reminder of the legendary catalog Monk built while recording for Riverside and hinted at the genius yet to be recorded. Accompanied by tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, bassist John Ore, and drummer Frankie Dunlop, Monk shines here, turning in more of the style that set him apart from his peers as an individualistic player capable of consistently expressive, stylistic and sophisticated performances.

Features:

• Prestige Records 65th Anniversary Reissue
• Vinyl Reissue

Musicians:
Thelonious Monk, piano
Charlie Rouse, tenor sax
John Ore, bass
Frankie Dunlop, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. Jackieing
2. Epistrophy
3. Body and Soul
4. Straight, No Chaser
Side B:
1. Bemsha Swing
2. San Francisco Holiday
3. Crepuscule With Nellie
4. Rhythm-A-Nin
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Thelonious Monk
Title
In Italy
Composer
Additional Artists
Charlie Rouse, John Ore, Frankie Dunlop
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
Creation Date
10-06-2014
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
11-14-2014
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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