Thelonious Monk – Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 – 2-CD set with 60 page booklet.

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Thelonious Monk – Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 – 2-CD set with 60 page booklet.

20.00 

Sam Records & Saga present :
Thelonious Monk – Les liaisons dangereuses 1960

A landmark discovery !
Never-before released Thelonious Monk 1959 studio recording.
Monk’s only film soundtrack, for Roger Vadim’s famed French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960.
Features Monk’s 1959 all-star working band of Charlie Rouse, Sam Jones & Art Taylor, plus special guest French Saxophonist Barney Wilen.

Recorded at Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, 111 W. 57th., New York, N.Y., July 27, 1959.

2017 celebrates the centennial of one of jazz’s greatest composers & pianists.
First official release with the full permission and cooperation of the Thelonious Monk Estate.

2-CD set with 60-page color booklet on June 16, 2017.

followed by
– A simple LP with double insert on October, 27th, 2017.


Mastered from the original master tapes by François Le Xuan.

60-page color booklet with previously unseen black & white and color photos from the recording session.
Essays by Robin D. G. Kelley, Brian Priestley and Alain Tercinet.
Complete session discography compiled by Daniel Richard.

Rhythm-a-Ning :

Crepuscule with Nellie : 

By and By (We’ll Understand It Better By and By) : 

Charlie Rouse (Tenor Saxophone)
Barney Wilen (Tenor Saxophone) Tracks A1, A2, B4 & C1
Thelonious Monk (Piano)
Sam Jones (Bass)
Art Taylor (Drums)

CD #1

  • A1   Rhythm-a-Ning  5’47
    A2   Crepuscule with Nellie  5’16
    A3   Six in One  4’28
    A4  Well, You Needn’t  4’57
    A5   Pannonica (solo)  2’27
    A6   Pannonica (solo)  2’55
    A7   Pannonica (quartet)  6’20
    A8   Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are  6’57
    A9   Light Blue  2’47
    A10   By and By  1’47
    (We’ll Understand It Better By and By)

CD #2

  • B1   Rhythm-a-Ning (alternate)  5’36
    B2 Crepuscule with Nellie (take 1)  2’29
    B3 Pannonica (45 master)  6’53
    B4 Light Blue (45 master)  4’09
    B5 Well, You Needn’t (unedited)  6’47
    B6 Light Blue (making of)  14’13

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Additional information

Weight 200 g
Dimensions 15 x 15 x 2 cm

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