Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk

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Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk
Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk.jpg
Live album by
Released1960
RecordedApril 29, 1960
Blackhawk, San Francisco
GenreJazz
Length46:31 (Original LP) 59:00 (CD Re-issue)
LabelRiverside
RLP 12-323/1171
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
Thelonious Alone in San Francisco
(1959)
Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk
(1960)
Monk in France
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat
(Original Lp release)
4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk is an album by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.[4] It was originally issued on the Riverside label as RLP 12-323 (mono)/1171 (stereo) and Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 305-2 in 1987.

Track listing[edit]

All pieces by Thelonious Monk unless otherwise noted.

Original LP[edit]

Side One

  1. Let's Call This - 8:32
  2. Four in One - 8:37
  3. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (George Bassman, Ned Washington) - 6:07

Side Two

  1. Worry Later - 9:09
  2. 'Round Midnight" (Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) - 12:06
  3. Epistrophy (Closing Theme) - 2:00

CD Re-issue[edit]

  1. "Let's Call This" – 8:33
  2. "Four in One" – 8:41
  3. "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (George Bassman, Ned Washington) – 6:14
  4. "Epistrophy" (Monk, Kenny Clarke) – 6:41
  5. "Evidence" – 7:09
  6. "San Francisco Holiday (Worry Later)" – 9:10
  7. "'Round Midnight" (Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) – 12:07
  8. "Epistrophy" – 0:59

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat: September 15, 1960 Vol. 27, No. 19
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 145. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Allmusic entry for Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk