thelonius monk live – berliner jazztage, 1969

A solo performance by Thelonius Monk of four Ellington tunes: “Satin Doll,” “Sophisticated Lady,” “Caravan” and “Solitude”. Then he plays his own composition “Crepuscule With Nellie,” before joining the Joe Turner Trio in a performance of “Blues for Duke.” These performances are available on the DVD Monk Plays Ellington: Solo Piano in Berlin ’69.

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