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Thelonious Monk Quintet - 5 By Monk By 5 HDTT15211

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Thelonious Monk Quintet - 5 By Monk By 5

"5 by Monk by 5" is an important and innovative album in Thelonious Monk's discography. It showcases Monk's unique approach to jazz composition and performance, characterized by his unconventional rhythms, dissonant harmonies, and angular melodies.

Artist(s): Piano, Composed By – Thelonious Monk
Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Rouse
Bass – Sam Jones
Cornet – Thad Jones
Drums – Art Taylor

Recording Info: Recorded in New York; June 1-2, 1959
Engineer – Jack Higgins
Producer – Orrin Keepnews
Sourced from a 15ips 2-track tape
Analog: Transferred using a modified Studer 810 tape deck feeding a Merrill Tape Preamp
Digital: Merging Hapi Analog to Digital Converter clocked by an Antelope Audio 10MX Atomic Clock
Power Conditioning: Shunyata Research Everest 8000 for analog components
Shunyata Research Triton and Typhon for digital components

1 Jackie-ing 6:01
2 Straight, No Chaser 9:16
3 Played Twice 7:55
4 I Mean You 9:43
5 Ask Me Now 10:43

Please Note: This release was mastered in DSD with no PCM. (Pure DSD)

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