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Old 09-05-2005, 05:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What is Thelonious Monk's greatest Composition? in my eyes its Criss Cross
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Old 09-05-2005, 08:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've never heard anything by him. I'll check out this "criss corss"
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Old 09-05-2005, 02:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes! Finally a Thelonious Monk thread. Criss-Cross is a great album, but how about Monk's Blues with genious songs like "Reflections", "Monk's Point", and "Brilliant Corners." Now that's some ear candy! There's also Straight, No Chaser which is another amazing album.
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Old 09-05-2005, 08:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i have criss cross on vinyl - great song but my favourites are Crepuscle with Nellie, Monks Mood and Straight, No Chaser

the book called Straight, No Chaser is a really good read too.
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Old 09-05-2005, 09:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm awful partial to Get Hit In Yo Soul
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