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Bemsha Swing - Thelonious Monk - Greatest Hits (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Bemsha Swing A tune Monk wrote with Denzil Best and was first recorded on December 18, , for the album Thelonious Monk Trio. The tune is also known as "Bimsha Swing", because the word Bemsha is a re-spelling of "Bimshire" — a colloquial nickname for Barbados, where Denzil Best was born. It is a bar tune with an AABA-form.
  2. A slightly misleading record – but a great one nonetheless! From the title and cover, you might imagine that Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis were sharing the stage together at the Newport Jazz Festival – but instead, the album actually features separate performances by each artist – actually even recorded 5 years apart! The Miles Davis recording is from – a great year that has.
  3. Thelonious Monk's Greatest Hits. Columbia: GH. Buy download online. Thelonious Monk (piano), Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone), Larry Gales (bass), Ben Riley (drums), Butch Warren (bass), Frank Dunlop (drums), Gene Allen (clarinet), Gene Allen (bass clarinet), Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone), Nick Travis (trumpet), Thad Jones (cornet), Eddie Bert (trombone), Gene.
  4. Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners on LP During his early years, Thelonious Monk was considered one of the “most challenging, provocative and disturbing figures in modern music.” His music was regarded as difficult to listen to and understand, causing many fans initially to shy away from trying to “dig Monk.”.
  5. Nov 17,  · Name Your Favorite Thelonious Monk Album. Please. Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by NIKE SQ , Nov 16, I love hearing Max Roach wail on the tympany on 'Bemsha Swing.' I love the vintage sound on my vinyl copy. Discovery - The sound stinks, it was originally done at the wrong speed.
  6. Listen to your favorite songs from Thelonious Monk's Greatest Hits by Thelonious Monk Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.
  7. Although Greatest Hits samplers of jazz artists, particularly hard bop musicians, usually don't work particularly well, Columbia's attempt at compiling a Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits album actually succeeds in offering a good sampling of his some of his most familiar material. The collection contains many of his best-known songs, including "Well You Needn't," "Misterioso," "Round Midnight 6/
  8. Dec 20,  · The third LP in the Prestige inch set, Thelonious Monk Quintet (Prestige didn't seem interested in spending a lot of time on album titles, apparently), was .

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