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Genius Of Modern Music Volume 1 (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series)

1LP
$27.98

Thelonious Monk was a little-known figure on the New York City bebop scene when Blue Note founder Alfred Lion discovered and fell in love with the pianist’s utterly unique music and offered Monk his first opportunity to record as a leader. Over four sessions recorded in 1947 and 1948, Blue Note documented Monk in trio, quartet, quintet, and sextet settings performing his singular compositions including “’Round Midnight,” “Ruby My Dear,” “Epistrophy,” “Well You Needn’t,” and “Thelonious,” and released the 10” LP Genius of Modern Music. In 1956, Blue Note transitioned to the 12” LP and began the fabled 1500 Series which included the expanded Genius of Modern Music, Volume One (BLP 1510) featuring one of Reid Miles’ earliest cover designs for the label.

This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is mono, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.

Excluded from sitewide sales/discounts.

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Not guaranteed to arrive by Christmas.

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Track List

A1 'Round Midnight 
A2 Off Minor 
A3 Ruby My Dear
A4 I Mean You 
A5 April In Paris 
A6 In Walked Bud
B1 Thelonious 
B2 Epistrophy 
B3 Misterioso
B4 Well You Needn't 
B5 Introspection 
B6 Humph

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