Thelonious Monk in Italy

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Thelonious Monk in Italy
Live album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1963
Recorded April 21, 1961
Teatro Lirico, Milan, Italy
Genre Jazz
Length 44:45
Label Riverside
RLP 443
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
Monk in France
(1961)
Thelonious Monk in Italy
(1961)
Monk's Dream
(1962)

Thelonious Monk in Italy is a live album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk featuring tracks recorded in Italy in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "This is not one of Thelonious Monk's more significant dates, but his fans will still find moments to enjoy".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Thelonious Monk except as indicated

  1. "Jackie-Ing" - 4:53
  2. "Epistrophy" (Kenny Clarke, Monk) - 4:59
  3. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 4:48
  4. "Straight, No Chaser" - 9:06
  5. "Bemsha Swing" (Denzil Best, Monk) - 7:14
  6. "San Francisco Holiday" - 6:04
  7. "Crepuscule with Nellie" - 2:50
  8. "Rhythm-A-Ning" - 5:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 1, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 1, 2012