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Monk/Coltrane

I'm tantalized by the "Recording of the Month" as it isn't available yet, due Sept 27. So far, the best price I've seen is for preorder at artistdirect.com.

How does the new "Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane- At Carnegie Hall" compare to "Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane" recently released (SACD Hybrid) on Jazzland/Fantasy?

Stephen

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Re: Monk/Coltrane

So far as I can tell, the Jazzland/Fantasy offering (which is also available on vinyl) is the same personnel, recorded at the club rather than at Carnegie (? or so it seems), containing different selections. The vinyl is pretty cheap. Might be worth getting both, don't you think?

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So far as I can tell, the Jazzland/Fantasy offering (which is also available on vinyl) is the same personnel, recorded at the club rather than at Carnegie (? or so it seems), containing different selections. The vinyl is pretty cheap. Might be worth getting both, don't you think?

yourmusic.com has the hybrid at the usual price. I don't see a downside!

Stephen McElroy

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Re: Monk/Coltrane

sorry about being off topic, but I must say I like your Icon SMc

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sorry about being off topic, but I must say I like your Icon SMc

Thanks! It's a mural on what used to be an alternative used record store. (Hey! on-topic again.) There was a chance it would be painted over when Baja Fresh moved in, but wiser heads prevailed and it remains as it was. For those who don't know, the artist is Daniel Johnston: http://www.hihowareyou.com/news2.htm

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Re: Monk/Coltrane

This disc is so good, my wife actually stopped during a conversation and said, "Hey, that sounds great, who is it?"

That other "new" Coltrane disc is on deck.

Great year for Coltrane fans!

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The hybrid SACD is a different recording than the Carnegie Hall disc that was reviewed. Both are very good, but musically I prefer the Carnegie Hall recording; I'm thinking about picking it up on vinyl too.

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