It's Monk's Time

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It's Monk's Time
Studio album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1964
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Teo Macero
Thelonious Monk chronology
Big Band and Quartet in Concert
It's Monk's Time
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

It's Monk's Time is the sixth album Thelonious Monk released in 1964 for Columbia Records, featuring three original compositions as well as two jazz standards.[3]


  1. "Lulu's Back In Town" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 9:55
  2. "Memories of You" (Andy Razaf, Eubie Blake) – 6:06
  3. "Stuffy Turkey" (Thelonious Monk) – 8:16
  4. "Brake's Sake" (Monk) – 12:29
  5. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:15
  6. "Shuffle Boil" (Monk) – 7:09



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 145. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Allmusic entry for It's Monk's Time