Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1 [2001 Bonus Tracks] ()

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Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1 [2001 Bonus Tracks] - Thelonious Monk
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  1. Humph
  2. Evonce
  3. Suburban Eyes
  4. Thelonious
  5. Evonce
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  1. Humph
  2. Evonce
  3. Suburban Eyes
  4. Thelonious
  5. Evonce
  6. Suburban Eyes
  7. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  8. Ruby, My Dear
  9. Well You Needn't
  10. April in Paris
  11. Off Minor
  12. Introspection
  13. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  14. Ruby, My Dear
  15. Well, You Needn't
  16. April in Paris
  17. In Walked Bud
  18. Monk's Mood
  19. Who Knows?
  20. 'Round Midnight
  21. Who Knows?
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Volume 1 of the two-volume Genius of Modern Music set comprises the first sessions Thelonious Monk recorded as a leader, on October 15 and 24 and November 21 of 1947. It's impossible to overstate the importance of these sessions. They include some of the earliest recordings of Monk compositions that would become standards, despite their angularity and technical difficulty: the strange, sideways chord progression of "Thelonious"; the bouncy and cheerful but melodically cockeyed "Well, You Needn't"; the post-bop Bud Powell ...

Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1 [2001 Bonus Tracks] 2001, Blue Note

UPC: 724353213824

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