Thelonious in Action

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Thelonious in Action
Thelonious in Action.jpg
Live album by
Released1958
RecordedAugust 7, 1958
GenreJazz
LabelRiverside
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Thelonious Monk chronology
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
(1957)
Thelonious in Action
(1958)
Misterioso
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide5/5 stars[2]

Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe is a 1958 album by jazz musician Thelonious Monk. The album was recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe on August 7, 1958.

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[3]
  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

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 145. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ "Amazon.com: Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe: Thelonious Monk Quartet: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-06-26.