Product Code: DOL1020HG
Artist: Thelonious Monk Quartet ‎
Origin: EU
Label: DOL (2013)
Format: LP
Availability: In Stock
Cover: M
Record: M
Genre: Jazz N

Monk's Dream

Brand new sealed 180 gram reissue housed in a gatefold cover.

Monk's Dream is an album by jazz pianist  Thelonious Monk that was released by Columbia in 1962.

"Bye-Ya" and "Bolivar Blues" were recorded on October 31, 1962; "Body and Soul" and "Bright Mississippi" on November 1; "Sweet and Lovely", "Just a Gigolo" and "Monk's Dream" on November 2; and "Five Spot Blues" on November 6.[1]

"Bright Mississippi" is the only track on the album that Monk had not previously recorded. "Bolivar Blues" was originally titled "Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are" and had been on Monk's 1957 Riverside album, Brilliant Corners.[2] "Five Spot Blues" was called "Blues Five Spot" and first appeared on the album Misterioso, which was recorded in concert at the Five Spot Cafe in New York in 1958 and released by Riverside.[3] "Monk's Dream",[4] "Bye-Ya",[5] and "Sweet and Lovely" were recorded for Prestige at a session ten years earlier.[1]