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Monk’s Discography Expands

Thelonious Monk just got bigger. Well, not the man himself, but some of his discography is increasing in girth: Sony’s Columbia/Legacy label will release expanded editions of three notable Monk recordings on August 27.

The first, Monk’s Dream, was originally recorded in 1962 and was the pianist’s major-label debut. This reissue features four cuts that did not appear on the original LP, and includes the work of sidemen Charlie Rouse, John Ore and Frankie Dunlop.

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