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Carmen McRae - Carmen Sings Monk


1Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear)
Lyrics By – Sally Swisher
2Listen To Monk (Rhythm-A-Ning)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
3Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser)
Lyrics By – Sally Swisher
4You Know Who (I Mean You)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
5Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Live)
Lyrics By – Sally Swisher
6Looking Back (Reflections)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
7Little Butterfly (Pannonica)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
8'Round Midnight
Lyrics By – Bernie Hanighen
9It's Over Now (Well, You Needn't)
Lyrics By – Mike Ferro
10Suddenly (In Walked Bud) (Live)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
11Suddenly (In Walked Bud)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
12How I Wish (Ask Me Now)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks
13Still We Dream (Ugly Beauty)
Lyrics By – Mike Ferro
14Monkery's The Blues (Blue Monk)
Lyrics By – Abbey Lincoln
15Man, That Was A Dream (Monk's Dream)
Lyrics By – Jon Hendricks


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
3086-2-NCarmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk ‎(CD, Album)Novus3086-2-NUS1990
3086-1-nCarmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk ‎(LP)Novus3086-1-nUS1990
PD83086Carmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk ‎(CD, Album)NovusPD83086UK & Europe1990
07863530865Carmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk ‎(DCC, Album)Novus07863530865NetherlandsUnknown
PL83086Carmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk ‎(LP, Album)NovusPL83086Germany1990


  • Acoustic BassGeorge Mraz
  • Art DirectionPietro Alfieri, Ria Lewerke
  • Composed ByThelonious Monk
  • Directed By [Series Director]Steve Backer
  • DrumsAl Foster
  • EngineerEd Rak (tracks: 2 to 11,13 to 15), Leslie Ann Jones (tracks: 1,12)
  • Executive-ProducerTom Bradshaw
  • Liner NotesStuart Troup
  • Mastered ByMichael O. Drexler
  • PianoEric Gunnison, Larry Willis (tracks: 1,12)
  • ProducerLarry Clothier (tracks: 2 to 11,13 to 15)
  • Reissue ProducerBen Young
  • Soprano SaxophoneClifford Jordan (tracks: 13)
  • Tenor SaxophoneCharlie Rouse (tracks: 1,12), Clifford Jordan (tracks: 2 to 11, 14, 15)
  • VocalsCarmen McRae


Recorded in San Francisco and New York, 1988.
Mastered at BMG Recording Studios, January 1990.

Tracks 1 and 12 recorded live at the Great American Music Hall, SF on Jan. 30 and Feb. 1, 1988
Tracks 13-15 recorded at Clinton Recording Studio, NYC on April 12 and April 13, 1988


  • Barcode (text): 4988017086063
  • Barcode: 012416308625
  • Matrix / Runout: 30862N 12/91 2DA2


  • Copyright (c) – BMG
  • Manufactured By – BMG
  • Distributed By – BMG
  • Recorded At – Clinton Recording Studio
  • Recorded At – The Great American Music Hall
  • Mixed At – Clinton Recording Studio
  • Mastered At – BMG Recording Studios



Carmen Sings Monk is a 1990 studio album by the American jazz singer Carmen McRae, focusing exclusively on the songs composed by Thelonious Monk. It was one of the last recordings released in her lifetime. McRae was accompanied by Clifford Jordan on soprano and tenor saxophone, and a rhythm section with pianist Eric Gunnison, bassist George Mraz and Al Foster on drums. Two songs, namely Get It Straight and Suddenly i. In Walked Bud, were recorded earlier that year live at the Great American. Carmen Sings Monk - Carmen Mcrae. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Carmen McRae - Carmen Sings Monk 1988. To favorites 1 Download album. Listen album. Vocal Jazz. Carmen McRae. Songs in album Carmen McRae - Carmen Sings Monk 1988. Carmen McRae - Get It Straight Live. Carmen McRae - Dear Ruby. Carmen McRae - It's Over Now. Carmen McRae - Monkery's The Blues. Carmen McRae - You Know Who. Carmen McRae - Little Buttefly. Carmen McRae - Listen To Monk. Carmen McRae - How I Wish. Carmen McRae - Man, That Was A. Album 1988 18 Songs. More by Carmen McRae. The Sound of Silence. Sound of Silence - Single. I'm Coming Home Again. Carmen McRae Live at Sugar Hill, San Francisco feat. Norman Simmons, Stu Martin & Victor Sproles. By Special Request Remastered. Something to Swing About Remastered. Carmen for Cool Ones Remastered. Albums You May Also Like. Freddie Freeloader. Carmen Sings Monk. 18 tracks 79:33. Lyrics By Abbey Lincoln. Carmen Sings Monk CD, Album. Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Carmen Sings Monk, 1988

Carmen McRae - Carmen Sings Monk
Performer: Carmen McRae
Genre: Jazz
Title: Carmen Sings Monk
Country: Japan
Released: 1999
Style: Vocal
MP3 album: 2559 mb
FLAC album: 2614 mb
Source: CD, Album
№ Cat: BVCJ-37046
Label: Novus