FIVE SPOT café 5 Cooper Square


THELONIOUS MONK . Don’t Blame Me . live Denmark 1966





JASON MORAN plays THELONIOUS MONK » Jazz Night In America

Jason Moran (piano), Ralph Alessi (trumpet), Walter Smith (tenor saxophone), Logan Richardson (alto saxophone), Frank Lacy (trombone), Bob Stewart (tuba), Tarus Mateen (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums)

Thelonious Monk // Criss Cross

Thelonious Monk — piano
Charlie Rouse — tenor saxophone
John Ore — bass
Frankie Dunlop — drums



Miles & Monk at Newport 7/17/55 | Round Midnight

Miles’ 1955 Newport Jazz Festival appearance brought him recognition and recording contracts with Prestige and Columbia.


from The Autobiography by Miles Davis

Thelonious Monk Quartet: ‘Round Midnight

A classic by his creator – Thelonious Monk is visiting us again!’Round Midnight – superb!
Thelonious Monk Quartet – ‘Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk (p) Charlie Rouse (ts) Larry Gales (b) Ben Riley (ds)
Recorded in Norway 1966 dvd “LIVE in ’66”

Thelonious Monk: live in Berlin

Thelonious Monk had his own time and structure, his perpectives created his own universe, where sometimes he seems to be the only inhabitant.

  1. Satin Doll (Duke Ellington – Billy Strayhorn – Johnny Mercer) 02. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington – Irving Mills – Mitchell Parish) 03. Caravan (Duke Ellington – Juan Tizol – Irving Mills) 04. Solitude (Duke Ellington – Irving Mills – Eddie Delange) 05. Crepuscule With Nellie (Thelonious Monk) 06. Blues For Duke (Thelonious Monk – Joe Turner) [piano Duet With Joe Turner]
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