Brilliant Corners

Thelonious Monk

Brilliant Corners OJCCD 026 2
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    1. Brilliant Corners 7:49
    2. Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are 13:26
    3. Pannonica 8:51
    4. I Surrender, Dear 5:32
    5. Bemsha Swing 7:53

Monk's third Riverside album–the first to include horns and emphasize his original compositions–is recognized as the first major step in his rise from being considered a mere eccentric to rightful acceptance as a true jazz giant. Brilliant Corners has an all-star cast–featuring Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, and Clark Terry–and it took real stars to master some of Thelonious's most difficult and brilliant music.

with Ernie Henry, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach, Clark Terry, Paul Chambers

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