5 by Monk by 5

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5 by Monk by 5
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Studio album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1959
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall
(1959)
5 by Monk by 5
(1959)
Thelonious Alone in San Francisco
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

5 by Monk by 5 is an album by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, released in 1959.[3] The album features five of Monk's original compositions performed by a quintet. This is the first Monk album to feature tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Thelonious Monk unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Jackie-Ing" – 6:06
  2. "Straight, No Chaser"  – 9:21
  3. "Played Twice (Take 3)" – 7:59
  4. "Played Twice (Take 1) [bonus track, not on original LP]" – 6:56
  5. "Played Twice (Take 2) [bonus track, not on original LP]" – 7:52
  6. "I Mean You" (Monk, Coleman Hawkins) – 9:47
  7. "Ask Me Now" – 10:46

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r144131
  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 5 by Monk by 5