Greatest Hits

~ Release by Thelonious Monk (see all versions of this release, 3 available)

Annotation

Random infos to verify:

Dubious:
1991 CS Columbia PCT-9775
1997 CD Columbia/Legacy 65422

US:
# Release Date: 1997/12/09
# Label: SONY
# Catalog No.: 65422
# UPC: 074646542224

Europe:
Release Date: 26/01/1998
Label / Distributor: Sony Jazz / Arvato Services
EAN: 5099706542223

Linking to originals:
Columbia vaults 1962-1968.
#1 unidentified yet. Either missing or from the live Olympia, May 23, 1965 (disc 2). Also appears on The Essential
#2 possibly missing. Also (near time): Misterioso, First Class Jazz, 1962-1968

TODO:
Columbia/Sony comp

Annotation last modified on 2007-03-17 12:01 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Well, You Needn't
recorded in:
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
double bass [bass]:
Larry Gales (on 1965-02-27)
drums (drum set):
Ben Riley (American jazz drummer) (on 1965-02-27)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1965-02-27)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1965-02-27)
live recording of:
Well, You Needn’t (on 1965-02-27)
composer:
Thelonious Monk
publisher:
Regent Music (BMI)
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
12:43
2Misterioso
double bass [bass]:
Butch Warren (on 1963-12-30)
drums (drum set):
Frankie Dunlop (on 1963-12-30)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1963-12-30)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1963-12-30)
recorded at:
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (on 1963-12-30)
live recording of:
Misterioso (on 1963-12-30)
composer:
Thelonious Monk
9:46
3Bemsha Swing
double bass [bass]:
Larry Gales (in 1964-11)
drums (drum set):
Ben Riley (American jazz drummer) (in 1964-11)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (in 1964-11)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (in 1964-11)
recording of:
Bemsha Swing (instrumental) (in 1964-11)
composer:
Denzil Best and Thelonious Monk
publisher:
Bayes Music Corporation, Bocu Music Ltd. and Thelonious Music
4:14
4'Round Midnight
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1968-11-19)
edit of:
’Round Midnight (studio, 1968-11-19, solo piano, includes false start) by Thelonious Monk
recording of:
’Round Midnight (on 1968-11-19)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen
composer:
Thelonious Monk and Cootie Williams
publisher:
Advanced Music, Advanced Music corp., Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises, Thelonious Music, Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.), Ultra Empire Music, Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) and Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09)
is based on:
I Need You So
3:51
5Epistrophy
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Phil Woods (US jazz woodwind player) (on 1963-12-30)
baritone saxophone, basset clarinet and clarinet:
Gene Allen (baritone saxophonist) (on 1963-12-30)
cornet:
Thad Jones (on 1963-12-30)
double bass [bass]:
Butch Warren (on 1963-12-30)
drums (drum set):
Frankie Dunlop (on 1963-12-30)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1963-12-30)
soprano saxophone:
Steve Lacy (jazz saxophonist and composer 1934–2004) (on 1963-12-30)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1963-12-30)
trombone:
Eddie Bert (on 1963-12-30)
trumpet:
Nick Travis (on 1963-12-30)
recording of:
Epistrophy (on 1963-12-30)
composer:
Kenny Clarke and Thelonious Monk
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation and Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music)
2:28
6Ruby, My Dear
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1965-03-02)
recording of:
Ruby, My Dear (on 1965-03-02)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (in 1948)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation
5:42
7Crepuscule With Nellie
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1963-03-29)
double bass:
John Ore (on 1963-03-29)
drums (drum set):
Frankie Dunlop (on 1963-03-29)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1963-03-29)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1963-03-29)
recording of:
Crepuscule With Nellie (on 1963-03-29)
composer:
Thelonious Monk
publisher:
Thelonious Music
2:46
8Blue Monk
clarinet:
Pee Wee Russell (on 1963-07-04)
double bass [bass]:
Butch Warren (on 1963-07-04)
drums (drum set):
Frankie Dunlop (on 1963-07-04)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1963-07-04)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1963-07-04)
recorded at:
Newport Jazz Festival (1963-07-04 – 1963-07-07)
live recording of:
Blue Monk (on 1963-07-04)
publisher:
Thelonious Monk
composer:
Thelonious Monk
11:18
9Straight, No Chaser
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1967-01-10)
recording engineer:
Frank Laico (on 1967-01-10)
producer:
Teo Macero
double bass [bass]:
Larry Gales (on 1967-01-10)
drums (drum set):
Ben Riley (American jazz drummer) (on 1967-01-10)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (on 1967-01-10)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Rouse (on 1967-01-10)
recording of:
Straight, No Chaser (on 1967-01-10)
composer:
Thelonious Monk
publisher:
Thelonious Music
11:27