Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners

Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Original Jazz Classics/Riverside (0025218602617)
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Release Date: 01/2014
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"Brilliant Corners was no calculated technical highwire act, but a piece of audaciously adventurous composing that has never lost its power to startle and seduce over the decades..." (

"Although Brilliant Corners is Thelonious Monk's third disc for Riverside, it's the first on the label to weigh in with such heavy original material. Enthusiasts who become jaded to the idiosyncratic nature of Monk's playing or his practically arithmetical chord progressions should occasionally revisit Brilliant Corners. There is an inescapable freshness and vitality saturated into every measure of every song. The passage of time makes it all the more difficult to imagine any other musicians bearing the capacity to support Monk with such ironic precision. The assembled quartet for the lion's share of the sessions included Max Roach (percussion), Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Oscar Pettiford (bass), and Ernie Henry (alto sax)..." (Read more:

Track List (Listen to the album in full)

A1 Brilliant Corners
A2 Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are

B1 Pannonica
B2 I Surrender, Dear
B3 Bemsha Swing

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