Monk's Dream is an album by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk that was released by Columbia Records in March 1963. 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. "Bright Mississippi" is the only track on the album that Monk had not previously recorded
Thelonious Monk: Monk's Music by Chris May, published on April 24, 2011. Monk, unusually, arrived on time, but was distracted with worry about his wife, Nellie, who was in hospital. Drummer Art Blakey arrived an hour late and then had to assemble and mic up his kit. The band had difficulty following Monk's directions, leading Monk to exclaim to tenor saxophonists Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane, "You're the great Coleman Hawkins, right? You're the guy who invented the tenor saxophone, right? Your'e the great John Coltrane, right? Well, the music is in the horn.
Arranged By – Thelonious Monk. A2. Well, You Needn't. Written-By – Thelonious Monk. B3. Crepescule With Nellie. Monk's Music (LP, Album, RE, 180). Riverside Records, Universal Music Group International, Original Jazz Classics. RLP 12-242, 088072357778, OJC-084.
This brief piece features only the horn quartet, foreshadowing their importance throughout the album. The angular stride style featured during the chorus of "Well You Needn't" is tackled with the same nimble authority as Monk's completely unfettered solos. If his ability to swing and his utilization of atomic clock accuracy have ever been questioned, the answer lies no further.
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