Monk + Coltrane

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Album design by Burton Yount (2005)

Recorded on November 29th 1957 at “Thanksgiving Jazz”, a benefit concert produced by Kenneth Lee Karpe for the Morningside Community Center in Harlem. The recording, by Voice of America, documents two sets by the Monk Quartet with Coltrane. The tape of the concert was then stored at the Library of Congress where it sat untouched for 48 years until it was discovered by recording lab supervisor Larry Appelbaum. The recording was then restored by producer Michael Cuscuna and T.S. Monk(Thelonious Monk’s son) and released on September 27th, 2005.

Parts Used: Chain

  • Date: May 7, 2014
  • Filed under: Music