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Monk Suite - Kronos Quartet Plays Music Of Thelonious Monk


Release Date: 07/06/2004 
Label:  Savoy Jazz   Catalog #: 17404   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edward "Duke" EllingtonCootie WilliamsThelonious Monk
Performer:  Joan JeanrenaudJohn SherbaChuck IsraelsDavid Harrington,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 41 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello).
Additional personnel: Ron Carter, Chuck Israels (bass guitar); Eddie Marshall (drums).
: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello).
Additional personnel: Ron Carter, Chuck Israels (bass guitar); Eddie Marshall (drums). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) by Edward "Duke" Ellington
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), John Sherba (Violin), Chuck Israels (Bass Guitar),
David Harrington (Violin), Eddie Marshall (Drums), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
2.
Black and Tan Fantasy by Edward "Duke" Ellington
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Chuck Israels (Double Bass),
Chuck Israels (Bass Guitar), Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Eddie Marshall (Drums)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
3.
'Round Midnight by Cootie Williams
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1944; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Thelonious Monk (1917 - 1982). 
4.
Well, You Needn't by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), Ron Carter (Double Bass), Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello),
David Harrington (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1947; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
5.
Rhythm-a-ning by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola), David Harrington (Violin),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Ron Carter (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
6.
Crepuscule with Nellie by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  Ron Carter (Double Bass), Ron Carter (Percussion), Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello),
David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
7.
Off Minor by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), Ron Carter (Double Bass), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), John Sherba (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1947; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Epistrophy." 
8.
Epistrophy by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), David Harrington (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Ron Carter (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Off Minor." 
9.
Misterioso by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), David Harrington (Violin),
John Sherba (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 
10.
Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California 

Sound Samples

Well You Needn't
Rhythm-a-Ning
Crepuscule with Nellie
Off Minor / Epistrophy
'Round Midnight
Misterioso
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Black and Tan Fantasy
Brilliant Corners

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