AOTY 2023


Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross
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Based on 26 ratings
1963 Ratings: #26
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September 11, 1963 / Release Date
LP / Format
- / Label
Jazz, Post-Bop / Genre
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Monk does well, especially when he's highlighted on "Don’t Blame Me," but this really belongs to Charlie Rouse. Sultry and spry sax are running throughout this, and there's lots of fun with the mixing, specifically the splitting of the piano and hi-hats in different channels.

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Added on: December 7, 2016