Blue Monk

1954© Music by Thelonious Sphere Monk

Thelonious Monk  * Rocky Mount, NC Oct 10, 1917
† Weehawken, NJ Feb 17, 1982

“Blue Monk” is a jazz standard written by Thelonious Monk that has become one of his most enduring tunes. First recorded for the album Thelonious Monk Trio, it is a B flat
blues and is similar to the jazz tune “Pastel Blue”.