“Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk” is another fine live performance from one of the greatest pianists who ever lived.
“The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall” is the perfect entry point for any first-time listener to the idiosyncratic composer.
One of Thelonious Monk’s most skittish albums.
This oft-forgotten solo piano showcase is another reminder why Thelonious Monk was the most singular jazz musician of the era.
Album review of Thelonious in Action, a 1958 live LP by Thelonious Monk.
Thelonious Himself provides an intimate setting for Monk to paint some of his moodiest pictures.
One of Thelonious Monk’s minor collaborations; one of Gerry Mulligan’s major works.
Thelonious Monk’s greatest album.
Monk’s Music is one the pianists most essential LPs.
Song of the Day: “Honeysuckle Rose” by Thelonious Monk
Ironically, “The Unique Thelonious Monk” is unique in the fact that it is conventional.
Reviews of two Thelonious Monk LPs from 1955.