Monk in Tokyo

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Monk in Tokyo
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live album by Thelonious Monk
Released 1973
Recorded May 21, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan
Genre Jazz
Label CBS/Sony Records
Thelonious Monk chronology
Criss Cross
Monk in Tokyo
Miles & Monk at Newport
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Monk in Tokyo is a live album recorded in 1963 and first released in 1973 by CBS/Sony Records, featuring several original Monk compositions as well as jazz standards.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Straight, No Chaser"
  2. "Panonica"
  3. "Just a Gigolo"
  4. "Jackie-Ing"
  5. "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You"
  6. "Hackensack"
  7. "Evidence
  8. "Epistrophy"
  9. "Blue Monk"
  10. "Bemsha Swing"



  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 Monk in Tokyo