Thelonious Monk

Born, raised and/or currently living in USA (New York)




Albums

Year Rank Decade Rank All Time Rank Genres
Genius of Modern Music (Volume One)
1951
1 12 554 Bebop
Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
1952
2 36 1075 Bebop
Thelonious Monk Trio
1953
3 101 2236 Hard Bop
Brilliant Corners
1957
4 13 558 Hard Bop
Thelonious Himself
1957
28 131 2833 Hard Bop
Monk's Music
1958
14 65 1678 Hard Bop
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk
1958
26 117 2600 Hard Bop
Misterioso
1958
27 120 2634 Post-Bop
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane
1961
8 160 1139 Hard Bop
Monk's Dream
1963
21 394 2954 Hard Bop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3,000:
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins
1957
Hard Bop
Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe, New York City
1958
Hard Bop
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall
1959
Hard Bop
Thelonious Alone in San Francisco
1960
Jazz
At the Blackhawk
1960
Hard Bop
Live at the It Club
1982
Hard Bop
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
2005
Hard Bop


Songs

Year Rank Decade Rank All Time Rank
'Round Midnight
1948
2 4 655
Straight No Chaser
1952
20 426 8199
Blue Monk
1954
28 342 6677
Brilliant Corners
1957
46 279 5277
Misterioso
1958
42 224 4158

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Off Minor
1948
Thelonious
1948
Well You Neednít
1948
Ruby My Dear
1948
Epistrophy
1948
Humph
1949
I Should Care
1949
Four in One
1952
Criss-Cross
1952
Monk's Dream
1953
Bemsha Swing
1957