|Title:||Les liaisons dangereuses 1960|
|Released:||22 Apr 2017|
|Label:||Sam Records , Saga|
|1||Crepuscule with Nellie (take 1)||2:29|
|3||Light Blue (making of)||14:13|
|4||Well, You Needn't||4:57|
|5||Pannonica (45 master)||6:53|
|7||Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are||6:57|
|8||Crepuscule with Nellie||5:16|
|9||Six in One||4:28|
|12||Well, You Needn’t (unedited)||6:47|
|15||Light Blue (45 master)||4:09|
|16||By and By (We’ll Understand It Better By and By)||1:47|
Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 – Limited Edition Deluxe 2-LP Box Set - 5000 copies - for RSD 2017.
Never-before released Thelonious Monk 1959 studio recording.
Monk’s only film soundtrack, for Roger Vadim’s famed French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960.
Thelonious Monk: piano
Charlie Rouse: saxophone
Barney Wilen: saxophone
Sam Jones: bass
Art Taylor: drums
Recorded at Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, 111 W. 57th., New York, N.Y., July 27, 1959.
First official release with the full permission and cooperation of the Thelonious Monk Estate.
Mastered from the master tapes.
Cut by Benjamin Joubert at Biduloscope Mastering in Paris.
2 x 180g vinyl LP pressed by Pallas in Germany.
48-page color booklet with previously unseen black & white and color photos from the recording session.
Essays by Robin D. G. Kelley, Brian Priestley and Alain Tercinet.
Complete session discography compiled by Daniel Richard.
Never-before released Monk 1959 studio recording featuring Charlie Rouse, Barney Wilen, Sam Jones and Art Taylor. Monks only film soundtrack to Roger Vadim. Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960. Your Rating. On Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960, Monk is a heavyweight engaging with a middleweight, and middlebrow, in Vadim, whose career was more defined by his romantic conquests than his artistic content. But thats not on Monk. And his work here, in the middle of 1959, is as thought-provoking as anything he recorded in that prodigious year. The Essential Thelonious Monk. Straight, No Chaser. The Complete Columbia Studio Solo Recordings of Thelonious Monk: 1962-1968. Plays Duke Ellington. Solo Monk. Thelonious Alone in San Francisco Original Jazz Classics Remasters. 60 million songs. You will LOVE this album if you like Thelonious Monk Criminal this wasn't nominated for Grammy award. Read more. A major discovery in 2014 of tapes of the soundtrack to Roger Vadim's 1960 film 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' led to this marvellous 2-CD set & 56-page booklet released in Thelonious Monk's centenary year. The soundtrack was recorded at Nola Penthouse Studios in New York City on July 27, 1959 with Monkpiano Charlie Rouse, Barney Wilentenor sax Sam Jonesbass & Art Taylordrums. Les Liaisons dangereuses Dangerous Liaisons is a 1959 French-language film, loosely based on the 1782 novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, set in present-day France. It was directed by Roger Vadim, and stars Jeanne Moreau, Gerard Phillipe, and Annette Vadim. It was a FrenchItalian co-production. In present-day France, Valmont and Juliette de Merteuil are a married couple who help each other have extramarital affairs. Listen free to Thelonious Monk Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 Rhythm-a-ning, Crepuscule With Nellie and more. 16 tracks 98:18. The discovery of his excellent soundtrack sessions for Roger Vadim's film Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960, an adaptation of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' 18th century novel, happened by accident. Producers Zev Feldman, François Le Xuan, and Frederic Thomas found these tapes while searching French saxophonist Barney Wilen's manager's archives in search of unreleased material. What they found were the original soundtrack and full sessions cut in New York during a single day in . We knew that Monk had recorded the soundtrack for Les Liaisons Dangereuses, but we never expected to find these tapes 55 years after the movie was released. It is such a blessing to be able to listen to this fantastic session, and make it available for all to hear, with the precious help of eminent jazz specialists such as Robin D. Kelley, Brian Priestley, Daniel Richard, Alain Tercinet, and Zev Feldman. This project is also a great opportunity to pay a tribute to producer Marcel Romano, who had done so much for jazz music in France during the 1950s. Thelonious Monks soundtrack to Les liaisons dangereuses , the provocative French film directed by Roger Vadim, will be released as a double album this. Its a soundtrack, but its also a studio album, said Zev Feldman, who coproduced this new release with two French partners, François Le Xuan and Frederic Thomas. Because of the quality of the material, Feldman added, I even think of it in some ways as a studio album first. This is Monk in his prime, in a really important era, and its apparent that he was still evolving