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Thelonious Monk ‎– Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2 (1956) - New LP Record 2015 Blue Note USA Vinyl  - Jazz / Bop

Thelonious Monk ‎– Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2 (1956) - New LP Record 2015 Blue Note USA Vinyl - Jazz / Bop

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Thelonious Monk ‎– Genius Of Modern Music Volume 2

Blue Note ‎– 1511, Blue Note ‎– BLP 1511, UMe ‎– B0022337-01
Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative –
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Remastered, Mono


A1 Carolina Moon
Written-By – Davis*, Burke*
A2 Hornin' In
A3 Skippy
A4 Let's Cool One
A5 Suburban Eyes
Written-By – Quebec*
A6 Evonce
Written-By – Sulieman*, Quebec*
B1 Straight No Chaser
B2 Four In One
B3 Nice Work
Written-By – Gershwin*
B4 Monk's Mood
B5 Who Knows
B6 Ask Me Now

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – WOR Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Blue Note Records
  • Copyright (c) – Blue Note Records
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Distribution
  • Pressed By – United Record Pressing
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering


  • Alto Saxophone – Danny Quebec West (tracks: A5, A6), Lou Donaldson (tracks: A1 to A4), Sahib Shihab (tracks: B1, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Bass – Al McKibbon (tracks: B1, B2, B6), Robert Paige* (tracks: B4, B5), Gene Ramey (tracks: A5, A6, B3), Nelson Boyd (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Design [Cover] – Reid Miles
  • Drums – Art Blakey (tracks: A5, A6, B1 to B6), Max Roach (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Liner Notes – Ira Gitler
  • Photography By – Francis Wolff
  • Piano – Thelonious Monk
  • Producer – Alfred Lion
  • Remastered By [1956 Remastering By] – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Tenor Saxophone – Billy Smith (tracks: A5, A6), Lucky Thompson (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Trumpet – George Taitt (tracks: B4, B5), Idresse Suliman* (tracks: A5, A6), Kenny Dorham (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Vibraphone – Milt Jackson (tracks: B1, B2, B6)
  • Written-By – Monk* (tracks: A2 to A5, B1 to B2, B4 to B6)


Tracks A1 to A4, and A6 not previously issued on LP (i. e., not prior to 1956).
All but the very bottom of the rear cover is a reproduction of the original 1956 release.

Label is blue and white, with "Blue Note Records 767 Lexington Ave NYC" text.
Back cover reads "767 Lexington Ave., New York 21".

Recording dates:
A1 - A4: May 30, 1952
A5, A6: Oct. 15, 1947
B1, B2, B6: July 23, 1951
B3: Oct. 24, 1947
B4, B5: Nov. 24, 1947

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 602547105219