Intakt 100 (3CDs) Monk’s casino: the complete works of Thelonious Monk


Alexander von Schlippenbach/Axel Dörner/Rudi Mahall/Jan Roder/Uli Jennessen

Alexander von Schlippenbach, piano, trumpet on CD 3, track 10; Axel Dörner, trumpet, piano on CD 3, track 10/3; Rudi Mahall, bass clarinet; Jan Roder, bass; Uli Jennessen, drums; Aki Takase, toy piano on CD 3, track 18 only.

    CD 1
  1. Thelonious (03.18)
  2. Locomotive (01.37)
  3. Trinkle-tinkle (04.10)
  4. Stuffy turkey (00.44)
  5. Coming on the Hudson (03.40)
  6. Intro Bemsha swing (03.29)
  7. Bemsha swing/2nd Street theme (05.10)
  8. Pannonica (01.36)
  9. Evidence (04.25)
  10. Misterioso/Sixteen/Skippy (10.05)
  11. Monk's point (01.23)
  12. Green chimneys/Little rootie tootie (05.21)
  13. San Francisco holiday (01.20)
  14. Off minor (02.23)
  15. Gallop's gallop (05.35)
  16. Crepuscule with Nellie (02.17)
  17. Hackensack (03.56)
  18. Consecutive second's (02.47)
    CD 2
  1. Brilliant corners (04.14)
  2. Eronel (03.36)
  3. Monk's dream (02.19)
  4. Shuffle boil (02.46)
  5. Hornin' in (05.21)
  6. Criss cross (03.19)
  7. Introspection (04.14)
  8. Ruby, my dear (00.58)
  9. In walked Bud (04.22)
  10. Let's cool one/Let's call this (03.53)
  11. Jackie-ing (02.45)
  12. Humph (03.11)
  13. Functional (00.53)
  14. Work/I mean you (03.53)
  15. Monk's mood (03.21)
  16. Four in one/Round about midnight (06.21)
  17. Played twice (05.37)
  18. Friday the 13th (01.24)
  19. Ugly beauty (02.45)
  20. Bye-ya/Oska T. (00.48)
    CD 3
  1. Bolivar blues/Well you needn't (02.48)
  2. Brake's sake (01.22)
  3. Nutty (02.41)
  4. Who knows (02.28)
  5. Blue hawk/North of the sunset/Blue sphere/Something in blue (01.40)
  6. Boo Boo's birthday (04.31)
  7. Ask me now (05.12)
  8. Think of one (02.29)
  9. Raise four (00.58)
  10. Japanese folk song/Children's song/Blue Monk (05.35)
  11. We see (03.11)
  12. Bright Mississippi (02.41)
  13. Reflections (01.48)
  14. Five Spot blues (01.29)
  15. Light blue (00.59)
  16. Teo (03.47)
  17. Rhythm-a-ning (05.57)
  18. A merrier Christmas (00.41)
  19. Straight no chaser/Epistrophy (06.43)
Recorded at A-Trane, Berlin on 19/20 June 2003 and 24/25 February 2004.

Cover art (reproduced above) Monk's casino by Philip Hillers; graphic design by Jonas Schoder.


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