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6--monk brilliant-cornersThe most important musicians are the ones who are successful in creating their own original world of music with its own rules, logic and surprises. Thelonious Monk is one of those people. This was Monk's third album for Riverside and what sets it apart is the heavy original material featured. There's an inescapable freshness and vitality into every track on the album helped in some way by the support Monk receives from the likes of Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford and Ernie Henry.

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  • Artist(s): Thelonious Monk
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