Live At The 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival

Thelonious Monk

Live At The 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival MP3
  • CAT # MJFR-30312-25

    1. Blue Monk 10:39
    2. Evidence 10:04
    3. Bright Mississippi 9:36
    4. Rhythm A Ning 8:43
    5. Think Of One 9:00
    6. Straight No Chaser 11:03

This previously unreleased live album features Thelonious Monk on piano, Charlie Rose groovin' the alto sax, Steve Swallow, playin' bass, and Ben Riley on drums. Also features The Monterey Jazz Festival Workshop: Buddy Collette—director, saxophone, flute; Lou Blackburn—trombone; Jack Nimitz—baritone saxophone; Bobby Bryant, Melvin Moore—trumpets. Produced by Jimmy Lyons, this album was recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival on September 20, 1964. All proceeds from this recording go to Monterey Jazz Festival-supported jazz education programs.

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