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.
Mastered from the original master tapes.
Cut by Benjamin Joubert at Biduloscope Mastering in Paris.
150g vinyl LP pressed by GZ using the stampers from Pallas in Germany.
Glossy flipback cover.
4-page booklet with previously unseen black & white photos from the recording session.
Essays by Alain Tercinet.
Each record has been visually checked to prevent defects.
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
Thelonious Monk (Piano)
Sam Jones (Bass)
Art Taylor (Drums)
- 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
- B1 Pannonica (solo) 2’27
B2 Pannonica (solo) 2’55
B3 Pannonica (quartet) 6’20
B4 Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are 6’57
B5 Light Blue 2’47
B6 By and By 1’47
(We’ll Understand It Better By and By)