Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Alone in San Francisco (1959/2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 45:10 minutes | 893 MBStudio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Among the other aspects of his genius, Thelonious Monk was a brilliant solo pianist, as he proved on two classic unaccompanied recitals for Riverside. This sequel to the acclaimed Thelonious Himself was recorded in 1959 and found Monk in a relaxed mood that led to some of his most thoughtful and moving playing. The program maintains a winning balance among Monk's classic ballad creations, his blunt blues lines (with debut performances of "Bluehawk" and "Round Lights"), and a selection of pop tunes from his youth including the obscure "There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie".