The music of Thelonious Monk is among the most requested of any jazz composer, but accurate lead sheets and sources have never been widely available - until now. This folio has 70 of the master composer/pianist's most familiar pieces, as well as a numberof obscure and unrecorded tunes, in easy-to-read versions. Includes counterlines and ensemble parts for many pieces, as well as bass-lines and piano voicings where applicable. Also includes a biography, a glossary, and a definitive discography of the compositions in the book. Titles include: Ask Me Now; Bemsha Swing; Blue Monk; Blue Sphere; Boo Boo's Birthday; Bright Mississippi; Brilliant Corners; Bye-Ya; Crepuscule With Nellie; Criss Cross; 52nd Street Theme; Functional; Gallop's Gallop; Hackensack; I Mean You; In Walked Bud; Jackie-ing; Let's Cool One; Little Rootie Tootie; Misterioso; Monk's Mood; Nutty; Off Minor; Pannonica; Played Twice; Rhythm-a-ning; 'Round Midnight; Ruby, My Dear; Straight No Chaser; Thelonious; Well You Needn't and 39 more.