Big Band and Quartet in Concert

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Big Band and Quartet in Concert
Big Band and Quartet in Concert.jpg
live album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1963
Recorded December 30, 1963 at Lincoln Center, Philharmonic Hall, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Teo Macero
Thelonious Monk chronology
Miles & Monk at Newport
(1963)
Big Band and Quartet in Concert
(1963)
It's Monk's Time
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Big Band and Quartet in Concert is the fifth album Thelonious Monk released for Columbia Records, featuring several Monk compositions. It was recorded live at Lincoln Center, Philharmonic Hall, New York, New York on December 30, 1963.[3]

It was called by reviewer Scott Yanow "essential for all jazz collections".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Mean You" – 12:42
  2. "Evidence" – 12:38
  3. "(When It's) Darkness On The Delta" – 5:03
  4. "Oska T." – 9:20
  5. "Played Twice" – 6:24
  6. "Four In One" – 11:03
  7. "Epistrophy" – 2:00

Personnel[edit]

Big Band Personnel[edit]

Quartet[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b Allmusic