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This CD was for my Dad, and he's absolutely in love with it and won't stop listening to it.
Genius Of Modern Music, Volume Two fully resumes his groundbreaking reputation as one of the greatest and most influential jazz pianists- composers of all time.
He is something much more than that-a unique individual in his music, rendering something much more deeply personal...you will hear that in this stellar music.
If you like Monk's music, buy this. Nothing like listening to Bop Jazz from the 60's on the medium it was originally recorded for.Published 1 month ago by theologian83
As I've said before (on my review for Genius of Modern Music Volume One), the Genius of Modern Music recordings are my favorite of Monk's entire catalog. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Z. L. Kratzer
These tracks are important to me. I need to listen to them periodically. I used to have them on 78s, later on lps. and now on CDs at last. The same goes for the tracks on vol. 1.Published 14 months ago by Leland H. Chambers
His stay with Blue Note Records from 1947 to 1954 was essential, but would be no
less achieved and magisterial as his first recordings as both solo leader and jazz star... Read more
Thelonious Monk / genius of modern music Volume 2: This music is as great as what was found in volume one. Here is Monks early version of "Straight no chaser". Read morePublished on January 17, 2012 by J. Bynum
Great condition, shipped quickly and on time. This CD was for my Dad, and he's absolutely in love with it and won't stop listening to it. Read morePublished on January 12, 2009 by A. Oakland
5 Stars for the great music but does anyone else hear the annoying "da duh duh da da" of someone, I assume Monk, humming or singing the notes in the background on most of the... Read morePublished on April 15, 2007 by Tolga J. Morawski
Monk on Blue Note with superb supporting musicians playing many of his best known compositions. Can't go wrong here. Read morePublished on November 28, 2004 by R. J. Marsella