Thelonious Monk Complete Columbia Live Albums Collection 1963 -1965

Complete Columbia Live Albums Collection 1963 -1965 collects together five live recordings by Thelonious Monk in the early 1960s.

The albums included are:

  • Monk In Tokyo 1963
  • Monk At Newport 1963 & 1965
  • Monk Big Band & Quartet In Concert 1963
  • Live At The It Club 1964
  • Live At The Jazz Workshop 1964

Thelonious Monk Complete Columbia Live Albums Collection 1963 -1965

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Songs On Thelonious Monk Complete Columbia Live Albums Collection 1963 -1965

Monk In Tokyo was recorded May 21, 1963 at Sankei, Tokyo.

Playing on the album were:

Thelonious Monk –  piano,
Charlie Rouse – tenor sax,
Butch Warren – bass,
Frankie Dunlop – drums.

The songs on the album are:

CD 1.

01. Straight, No Chaser
02. Pannonica
03. Just a Gigolo
04. Evidence (Justice)
05. Jackie-ing
06. Bemsha Swing
07. Epistrophy
by Thelonious Monk

CD 2:

01. I’m Getting Sentimental over You
02. Hackensack
03. Blue Monk
04. Epistrophy

Monk At Newport 1963 & 1965 was recorded on various dates:

CD 1: Recorded July 3, 1963 at the Newport Festival
CD 2 tracks 1-4 Recorded July 14, 1965 the Newport Festival
CD 2 track 5 Recorded February 27, 1965 at Brandeis Univeristy, Waltham, MA
CD 2  track 6 Recorded June 16m 1967 at Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta, GA
CD 2 track 7 Recorded May 12, 197 at the Puebla Arts Festival, Mexico
CD 2 tracks 8-9 Recorded October 31, 1967, Stockholm, Sweden
CD 2 track 10 Recorded November 8, 1967, Mainz, Germany
CD 2 tracks 11-12 Recorded January 5,6 or 7, 1968, at the Village Vanguard, New York

Playing on the album (at some stage) are:

Thelonious Monk – piano
Dave Brubeck – piano,
Pee Wee Russell – clarinet,
Charlie Rouse – tenor saxophone,
Phil Woods – alto saxophone,
Butch Warren – bass,
Larry Gales – bass,
Frankie Dunlop – drums,
Ben Riley – drums.

The songs are:

CD 1:

01. Criss Cross
02. Light Blue
03. Nutty
04. Blue Monk
05. Epistrophy

CD 2:

01. Off Minor
02. Ruby, My Dear
03. Hackensack
04. Epistrophy
05. Well, You Needn’t
06. Don’t Blame Me
07. Blues
08. Epistrophy
09. Evidence
10. I Mean You
11. Sweetheart of All My Dreams
12. ‘Round Midnight

Monk Big Band And Quartet In Concert was recorded December 30, 1963 at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, New York.

Playing on the album are:

Thelonious Monk – piano
Phil Woods –  alto sax, clarinet
Charlie Rouse –  tenor sax
Gene Allen – baritone sax, bass clarinet, clarinet
Steve Lacy –  soprano sax
Thad Jones – cornet
Nick Travis  –  trumpet
Edie Bert –  trombone
Butch Warren –  bass
Frankie Dunlop – drums

Recorded

CD 1:

01. Bye-Ya
02. I Mean You
03. Evidence
04. Epistrophy
05. (When It’s) Darkness on the Delta
06. Played Twice

CD 2:

01. Misterioso
02. Epistrophy
03. Light Blue
04. Oska T.
05. Four In One
06. Epistrophy

Live At The IT Club Complete was recorded on October 31 and November 1, 1964, at the It Club in Los Angeles.

Thelonious Monk – piano
Larry Gales – bass
Ben Riley –  drums

Songs on the album are:

CD 1:

01. Blue Monk
02. Well, You Needn’t
03. ‘Round Midnight
04. Rhythm-A-Ning
05. Blues Five Spot
06. Bemsha Swing
07. Evidence
08. Nutty / Epistrophy (Theme)

CD 2:

01. Straight, No Chaser
02. Teo
03. I’m Getting Sentimental over You
04. Misterioso
05. Gallop’s Gallop
06. Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are
07. Bright Mississippi
08. Just You, Just Me
09. All the Things You Are / Epistrophy (Theme)

Live At The Jazz Workshop Complete was recorded in San Francisco in 1964.

Playing on the album are:

Thelonious Monk – piano,
Charlie Rouse –  tenor sax,
Larry Gales –  bass,
Ben Riley –  drums.

Songs on the album are:

CD 1:

01. Don’t Blame Me
02. Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
03. Well You Needn’t
04. Medley: Evidence / Rhythm-A-Ning
05. Epistrophy
06. Hackensack
07. Bright Mississippi
08. Evidence
09. Epistrophy
10. ‘Round About Midnight
11. I’m Gettin’ Sentimental over You
12. Memories of You
13. Just You, Just Me
14. Epistrophy

CD 2:

01. Blue Monk
02. Well You Needn’t
03. Bright Mississippi
04. Bemsha Swing
05. ‘Round About Midnight
06. Nutty
07. Straight, No Chaser
08. Thelonious
09. Hackensack
10. Misterioso
11. Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
12. Epistrophy

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