Thelonious in Action

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Thelonious in Action
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Live album by
Released1958
RecordedAugust 7, 1958
Genre Jazz
Length39:32
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk
(1958)
Thelonious in Action
(1958)
Misterioso
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide5/5 stars [2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars [3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [4]

Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe is a 1958 album by jazz musician Thelonious Monk. The album was recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe on August 7, 1958 at the same sessions that produced Misterioso. It featured the debuts of Monk's compositions "Light Blue" and "Coming on the Hudson".

Track listing

Side One

  1. " Light Blue" – 5:14
  2. " Coming on the Hudson" – 5:24
  3. " Rhythm-A-Ning" – 9:25
  4. " Epistrophy (Theme)" – 1:05

Side Two

  1. " Blue Monk" - 8:31
  2. " Evidence" – 8:48
  3. " Epistrophy (Theme)" – 1:05 [5]

CD Bonus Tracks

  1. "Unidentified Solo Piano" – 1:54*
  2. "Blues Five Spot" – 9:56*
  3. " In Walked Bud / Epistrophy (Theme)" – 10:57*

* CD bonus tracks were recorded on July 9, 1958

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 145. ISBN  0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN  978-0195313734. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( link)
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1022. ISBN  978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( link)
  5. ^ "Amazon.com: Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe: Thelonious Monk Quartet: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-06-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( link)