Thelonious Monk
Genius of Modern Music (Volume One)

Genres: Bebop

Parent genres: Jazz

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Ben Ratliff (USA) - Jazz: A Critics Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings (2002) No Order
Fred Kaplan (USA) - Top 100 Jazz Albums of the Twentieth Century No Order (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
NPR (USA) - Basic Jazz Record Library (2000) No Order
WOEBOT (Matthew Ingram, USA) - The 100 Greatest Records Ever (2005) 75
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Jazzwise (UK) - The 100 Jazz Albums That Shook the World (2006) 72
John Fordham (UK) - Jazz: Gallery of Classics (1994) No Order
The Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Jazzguide (Germany) - Recommended Records No Order
Ralf Dombrowski (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Jazz (2005) No Order
Rondo (Germany) - Jazz Milestones No Order
Joan Rimbau (Spain?) - The Ultimate Jazz Collection (1995) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Jazz&Tzaz (Greece) - The 100 Greatest Jazz Records No Order
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (6th Ed., 2002), Ratings 1-4 Stars, or a Crown 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 5 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD

These critics also liked the following albums:

ArtistAlbumYear Buy from
Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else
Count Basie
Basie/The Atomic Mr. Basie/The Complete Atomic Basie
Gil Evans
Out of the Cool
Erroll Garner
Concert by the Sea
Herbie Hancock
Maiden Voyage
Charles Mingus
Pithecanthropus Erectus
Thelonious Monk
Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Oliver Nelson
The Blues and the Abstract Truth
Sonny Rollins
Saxophone Colossus
Horace Silver
Horace Silver Quintet (Vol. 1 & 2)/Horace Silver and The Jazz Messengers

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