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Brilliant Corners

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Brilliant Corners is a 1957 album by jazz musician Thelonious Monk. It was his third album for the Riverside label and the first, for this label, to include his own compositions. The complex title track required over a dozen takes in the studio, and is considered one of his most difficult compositions.
Manufacturer: Riverside/OJC
Release date: 31 December 1957
EAN: 0025218602624 UPC: 025218602624
Tags: Jazz (2), Mp3 (1)
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