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The 1960s and 1970s

Donald Macleod and Brian Priestley look at the late 1950s to the 1970s, a period when Thelonious Monk's reputation blossomed, at home in New York, and internationally.

Donald Macleod and guest Brian Priestley continue their celebration of the centenary of jazz legend Thelonious Monk. Today's programme charts Monk's career from the late 1950s to the 1970s, a period during which Monk had huge successes with a residency at the Five Spot Café, legendary concerts at New York's Carnegie and Town Halls, and a 1971 visit to London...

Ruby My Dear
Coleman Hawkins, Coleman Hawkins
Thelonious Monk, piano
Wilbur Ware, bass
Art Blakey, drums

I Mean You (take 2)
Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax
Thelonious Monk, piano
Wilbur Ware, bass
Shadow Wilson, drums

Evidence
John Coltrane, tenor sax
Thelonious Monk, piano
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass
Shadow Wilson, drums

Nutty
John Coltrane, tenor sax
Thelonious Monk, piano
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass
Shadow Wilson, drums

Crepuscule with Nellie
Charlie Rouse, tenor sax
Thelonious Monk, piano
John Ore, bass
Frankie Dunlop, drums

Five Spot Blues
Charlie Rouse, tenor sax
Thelonious Monk, piano
John Ore, bass
Frankie Dunlop, drums

Trinkle Tinkle (take 3)
Thelonious Monk, piano

Introspection (take 3)
Thelonious Monk, piano
Al McKibbon, bass
Art Blakey, drums

Ruby My Dear
Thelonious Monk, piano
Al McKibbon, bass
Art Blakey, drums.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Art Blakey & Wilbur Ware

    Ruby My Dear

    • Monk's Music.
    • Riverside Records.
    • 3.
  • Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk & Shadow Wilson

    I Mean You (Take 2)

    • Thelonious Monk & Gerry Mulligan.
    • Riverside.
    • 9.
  • Thelonious Monk & Shadow Wilson

    Evidence

    • At Carnegie Hall / Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.
  • Thelonious Monk, Roy Haynes, John Coltrane, Ahmed Abdul-Malik & Shadow Wilson

    Nutty

    • TEAGARDEN, JACK / BOBBY HACKETT Complete.
    • Phoenix.
    • 4.
  • Thelonious Monk, Frankie Dunlop, John Coltrane, Ahmed Abdul-Malik & Shadow Wilson

    Crepuscule with Nellie

    • At Carnegie Hall / Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Five Spot Blues

    • MONK'S DREAM.
    • CBS.
    • 4.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Trinkle Tinkle

    • Thelonious Monk the London Collection vol 1.
    • Black Lion.
    • 3.
  • Thelonious Monk & Art Blakey

    Introspection (Take 3)

    • Thelonious Monk the London Collection vol 3.
    • Black Lion.
    • 3.
  • Thelonious Monk & Art Blakey

    Ruby My Dear

    • Thelonious Monk the London Collection vol 2.
    • Black Lion.
    • 6.

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