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Monk, Thelonious / Solo Monk
Album:Solo Monk Collection:Jazz
Artist:Monk, Thelonious Added:01/1994
Label:Columbia Records (College Radio) 

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Album Review
Chauncy Sunderland
Reviewed 2007-03-03 
An amazing record that showcases the more wistful, intimate side of Thelonious Monk. Solo piano. Except for a couple tracks, they are all standards, and many of them OLD standards from Tin Pan Alley...
A lot of stride piano. Great stuff.
I've spent many, many hours listening to this CD.
Of the Monk compositions the stand outs are Introspection!! and the people's favorite Ruby My Dear. But all the standards are beautiful, weepy, and fractured. I suppose there is a nicer version of Everything Happens To Me on Brilliant Corners...

Track Listing
1.Dinah 7.I Hadn't Anyone Till You
2.I Surrender, Dear 8.Everything Happens to Me
3.Sweet and Lovely 9.Monk's Point
4.North of the Sunset 10.I Should Care
5.Ruby, My Dear 11.Ask Me Now
6.I'm Confessin' (That I Love) 12.These Foolish Things