The Record Collection

Thelonious Monk: Brilliant Corners (1956)

Riverside RLP-226
Original Jazz Classics OJC-026

Track list:

01 – Brilliant Corners
02 – Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
03 – Pannonica
04 – I Surrender, Dear
05 – Bemsha Swing

Personnel:

Thelonious Monk – Piano, Celesta (#3)
Ernie Henry – Alto Saxophone (#1 to 3)
Sonny Rollins – Tenor Saxophone (#1 to 3, 5)
Clark Terry – Trumpet (#5)
Oscar Pettiford – Bass (#1 to 3)
Paul Chambers – Bass (#5)
Max Roach – Drums (#1 to 3, 5), Timpani (#5)

Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City; October 9 (#2,3), October 15 (#1), and December 7 (#4,5), 1956

Producer: Orrin Keepnews
Recording engineer: Jack Higgins

Cover Design: Paul Bacon

Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews

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