Thelonious in Action

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Thelonious in Action
Live album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1958
Recorded August 7, 1958
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside/OJC
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
(1957/rel. 2005)
Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe
(1958)
Misterioso
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe is a 1958 album by jazz musician Thelonious Monk. Recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe it features Thelonious Monk (piano), Johnny Griffin (sax), Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass), and Roy Haynes (drums).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Light Blue" - 5:14
  2. "Coming on the Hudson" - 5:24
  3. "Rhythm-A-Ning" - 9:25
  4. "Epistrophy (Theme)" - 1:05
  5. "Blue Monk" - 8:31
  6. "Evidence" - 8:48
  7. "Epistrophy (Theme)" - 1:05[2]
  8. "Unidentified Solo Piano" - 1:54*
  9. "Blues Five Spot" - 9:56*
  10. "In Walked Bud / Epistrophy (Theme)" - 10:57*
  • CD bonus tracks were recorded on July 9, 1958

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