Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Thelonious
3:01
2 Ruby, My Dear
3:10
3 Well, You Needn't
2:59
4 In Walked Bud
2:57
5 'Round Midnight
3:12
6 Evidence
2:34
7 Misterioso
3:22
8 Epistrophy
3:07
9 I Mean You
2:47
10 Criss Cross
2:57
11 Ask Me Now
3:17
12 Straight, No Chaser
2:59
13 Let's Cool One
3:46

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Idrees Sulieman (1947-10-15) (track 1)
George Taitt (1947-10-24) (track 4)
George Taitt (1947-11-21) (track 5)
drums:
Art Blakey (tracks 10, 12)
Art Blakey (1947-10-15) (track 1)
Art Blakey (1947-10-24) (tracks 2–4)
Art Blakey (1947-11-21) (track 5)
bass:
Al McKibbon (tracks 10, 12)
Gene Ramey (1947-10-15) (track 1)
Bob Paige (jazz bassist) (1947-10-24) (track 4)
Gene Ramey (1947-10-24) (tracks 2–3)
Bob Paige (jazz bassist) (1947-11-21) (track 5)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (tracks 10, 12)
alto saxophone:
Edmund Gregory (track 5)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (tracks 10, 12)
Danny Quebec West (1947-10-15) (track 1)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1947-10-24) (track 4)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1947-11-21) (track 5)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 10, 12)
Thelonious Monk (1947-10-15) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1947-10-24) (tracks 2–4)
Thelonious Monk (1947-11-21) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Billy Smith (jazz saxophonist) (1947-10-15) (track 1)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–12)
Cootie Williams (track 5)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 5)
publisher:
Regent Music (BMI) (track 3)
Thelonious Music (track 6)
Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.) (track 11)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 5)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1947-10-15) (track 1)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1947-10-24) (tracks 2–4)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1947-11-21) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 2)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 5)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 5)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 2)
How I Wish... (track 11)
It's Over Now (track 3)
Suddenly (track 4)
recording of:
Ask Me Now (track 11)
Criss-Cross (track 10)
Epistrophy (track 8)
Evidence (track 6)
I Mean You (track 9)
Misterioso (track 7)
Straight No Chaser (track 12)
Thelonious (1947-10-15) (track 1)
In Walked Bud (1947-10-24) (track 4)
Ruby, My Dear (1947-10-24) (track 2)
Well, You Needn't (1947-10-24) (track 3)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1947-11-21) (track 5)

Release

part of: Coleção Folha clássicos do jazz (number: 8)