Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane - Ruby, My Dear (buy)
Both Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane were brilliant jazz musicians, and their talents meshed well together. This album, Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane, is pure genius. The featured track, Ruby, My Dear, is deliciously good.
This one, called Off Minor, really highlights Monk's angular, slightly crazy, yet alluring style of composing.
Thelonious Monk - Off Minor (buy)
The sax part on Off Minor is played by Coleman Hawkins.
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