Monk In Tokyo (2 x 180g LP)


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Format: 2LP
Label: Speakers Corner
Year: 2021

Media Condition: New
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New

TRACKS:

A1 Straight No Chaser
A2 Pannonica
A3 Just A Gigolo

B1 Evidence
B2 Jackie - Ing
B3 Bemsha Swing
B4 Epistrophy

C1 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
C2 Hackensack

D1 Blue Monk
D2 Epistrophy

Originally released in 1973, recorded in 1963. This all-analog 2LP remaster pressed on 180g vinyl.

PERSONNEL:
Bass – Butch Warren
Drums – Frankie Dunlop
Piano – Thelonious Monk
Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Rouse

Thelonious Monk's classic quartet featured two DC natives: bassist Butch Warren and the commanding tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse. These recordings from a 1963 tour of Japan went unreleased for 10 years, by which time Monk's cutting edge originals had taken their place beside the standards his quartet also catered so skillfully. Classic on the one hand, but somehow never heard before or since on the other.

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