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The Best of Thelonious Monk

Piano Transcriptions

By Thelonious Monk

Piano Transcriptions. By Thelonious Monk. Artist Transcriptions. Jazz. Softcover. 120 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.672388).

Item Number: HL.672388

ISBN 0793587484. 9x12 inches. Artist Transcriptions.

Explore the genius of Monk through 15 note-for-note transcriptions of his takes on these standards: Bemsha Swing • Blue Monk • Boo Boo's Birthday • Criss Cross • Epistrophy • I Mean You • In Walked Bud • Let's Cool One • Monk's Dream • Nutty • Off Minor • Rhythm-a-ning • Ruby, My Dear • Straight No Chaser • Well You Needn't (It's Over Now). Also includes a bio and discography showing which recordings were used for these transcriptions.

  • Ruby, My Dear 
  • Well You Needn't (It's Over Now) 
  • Blue Monk 
  • I Mean You 
  • In Walked Bud 
  • Off Minor 
  • Epistrophy 
  • Boo Boo's Birthday 
  • Criss Cross 
  • Let's Cool One 
  • Nutty 
  • Rhythm-a-ning 
  • Bemsha Swing 
  • Monk's Dream 
  • Straight No Chaser 
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    This book was a gift. The whole process of ordering, sending and receiving was outstanding and prompt. The product and packaging were very good.

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  • 2008-01-12 00:00:00.0 finally, accurate note for note Monk

    This is everything it says it is. Who could ask for more?

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