Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1989)

Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords compilation
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Thelonious Sphere Monk Actor (archival footage) 1 1000001
Jason Ricker Production Assistant n/a 275 25000008
David Chertok Archival Footage archival film footage 120984 26000001
Michael Chertok Archival Footage archival film footage 120984 26000002
Peter Keepnews Production Assistant n/a 275 25000007
Richard Woodward Production Assistant n/a 275 25000006
Ruth Bird Production Assistant n/a 275 25000004
Jay Keuper Production Assistant n/a 275 25000005
Kiyoshi Koyama Archival Footage archival film footage(Japan) 120984 26000003
Tommy J Flanagan Other pianist 120795 26000004
Nellie Monk Special Thanks (Mrs Thelonius Monk) 120874 26000009
Barbara "Boo Boo" Monk Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000010
Nica DeKoenigswarter Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000008
Irwin Young Other opticals 120795 26000007
Barry Harris Other pianist 120795 26000005
Jimmy Cleveland Other trombonist(Thelonius Monk Octet) 120795 26000006
Kate Hirson Production Assistant n/a 275 25000003
Kent Blocher Production Assistant n/a 275 25000002
Mike Karas Sound n/a 120816 14000005
Rudy Van Gelder Sound (additional film crew) 120816 14000006
Alexandra Baltarzuk Sound n/a 120816 14000004
Peter G Miller Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Tom Fleischman Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000001
Petur Hliddal Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Roger Phenix Sound (additional film crew) 120816 14000007
Nina Schulman Sound Editor n/a 229 14000008
Anthony Sclafani Production Accountant n/a 282 16000001
Lynn Piasecki Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Mike Karas Electrician (additional film crew) 450 15000004
Mike Karas Grip n/a 365 15000003
Larry Banks Lighting Technician (additional film crew) 120907 15000001
Chris Rosen Key Grip (additional film crew) 263 15000002
Thelonious Sphere Monk Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000011
Marion White Special Thanks (nee Monk) 120874 26000012
Bruce Lundvall Thanks n/a 121115 26000033
Dan Morgenstern Thanks n/a 121115 26000034
Michael Phillips Thanks n/a 121115 26000035
Susan Lacy Thanks n/a 121115 26000032
Ralph Kaffel Thanks n/a 121115 26000031
Bob Jones Thanks n/a 121115 26000029
Willie Jones Thanks n/a 121115 26000030
Debbie Reinberg Thanks n/a 121115 26000036
Kirk Roberts Thanks n/a 121115 26000037
Lynda Hansen Thanks n/a 121115 26000042
Doreen Elliott Transcripts transcriber(interviews) 120993 26000043
Melvin Zalel Thanks n/a 121115 26000041
Tim Timpanaro Thanks n/a 121115 26000040
Don Sickler Thanks n/a 121115 26000038
Daihei Shiohama Thanks n/a 121115 26000039
Harlene Freezer Thanks n/a 121115 26000028
Elliott Erwitt Thanks n/a 121115 26000027
Francis Paudras Thanks n/a 121115 26000017
Thomas Monk Jr. Thanks n/a 121115 26000018
David Chertok Thanks n/a 121115 26000016
Charlie Rouse Thanks n/a 121115 26000015
Alonzo White Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000013
Thomas Monk Sr. Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000014
Pamela Bendich Thanks n/a 121115 26000019
R Franklin Brown Thanks n/a 121115 26000020
Berit DeKoenigswarter Thanks n/a 121115 26000025
Lynn Emmolo Thanks n/a 121115 26000026
Michele Darmon Thanks n/a 121115 26000024
Michael Cuscuna Thanks n/a 121115 26000023
Harry Colomby Thanks n/a 121115 26000021
Stanley Crouch Thanks n/a 121115 26000022
David Valdes Production Executive n/a 118216 11000001
Bert Lowe Song ("Sweetheart of All My Dreams") 120859 8000030
Bob Fiore Camera Operator (additional film crew) 239 6000002
Joan Churchill Photography n/a 120835 6000003
Stuart Math Photography n/a 120835 6000004
Christian Blackwood Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Clint Eastwood Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Charlotte Zwerin Producer n/a 3 3000001
Bruce Ricker Producer n/a 3 3000002
Nica DeKoenigswarter Photography stills 120835 6000005
William P Gottlieb Photography stills 120835 6000006
Frank Driggs Collection Photography stills 120835 6000011
John P Johnson Photography stills(Ebony Magazine) 120835 6000012
Don Schlitten Photography stills 120835 6000010
Bob Parent Photography stills(F Paudras Archive) 120835 6000009
Francis Paudras Photography stills 120835 6000007
Herman Leonard Photography stills(F Paudras Archive) 120835 6000008
Charlotte Zwerin Director n/a 2 2000001
Samuel E Wright Narrator Narration 120790 1000017
Barry Harris Actor Himself 1 1000006
Tommy J Flanagan Actor Himself 1 1000007
Harry Colomby Actor Himself 1 1000005
Teo Macero Actor Himself 1 1000004
Nellie Monk Actor Herself 1 1000002
Charlie Rouse Actor Himself 1 1000003
Bob Jones Actor Himself 1 1000009
Ben Riley Actor Himself 1 1000010
Ray Copeland Actor Himself 1 1000015
Jimmy Cleveland Actor Himself 1 1000016
Johnny Griffin Actor Himself 1 1000014
Phil Woods Actor Himself 1 1000013
Larry Gales Actor Himself 1 1000011
Baroness Nica DeKoenigswarter Actor Herself 1 1000012
Meredith Collins Photography stills(Brown Brothers) 120835 6000013
Charlotte Zwerin Editor n/a 172 7000001
Leonaello Casucci Song ("Just a Gigolo") 120859 8000019
Sammy Cahn Song ("I Should Care") 120859 8000020
Alex Stordahl Song ("I Should Care") 120859 8000021
Irving Caesar Song ("Just a Gigolo") 120859 8000018
John Coltrane Performer ("Monk's Mood") 120819 8000017
Dick Hyman Performer (under narration) 120819 8000015
Coleman Hawkins Performer ("On the Bean") 120819 8000016
Paul Weston Song ("I Should Care") 120859 8000022
Kenny Clarke Song ("Epistrophy") 120859 8000023
Art Fitch Song ("Sweetheart of All My Dreams") 120859 8000028
Kay Fitch Song ("Sweetheart of All My Dreams") 120859 8000029
Al Dubin Song ("Lulu's Back in Town") 120859 8000027
Harry Warren Song ("Lulu's Back in Town") 120859 8000026
Jimmy McHugh Song ("Don't Blame Me") 120859 8000024
Dorothy Fields Song ("Don't Blame Me") 120859 8000025
Thelonious Sphere Monk Performer ("On the Bean" "'Round Midnight" "Trinkle Trinkle" "Ask Me Now" "I Should Care" "Monk's Mood") 120819 8000014
Ray Copeland Performer trumpeter Trumpet(Thelonius Monk Octet) 120819 8000013
Charlie Rouse Music tenor saxophonist(Thelonius Monk Octet and Thelonius Monk Quartet) 120781 8000003
Phil Woods Music alto saxophonist(Thelonius Monk Octet) 120781 8000004
Dick Hyman Music n/a 120781 8000002
Thelonious Sphere Monk Music ("Evidence" "Rhythm-a-Ning" "'Round Midnight" "Well, You Needn't" "Green Chimneys" "Blue Monk" "Trinkle Trinkle" "Ugly Beauty" "Ask Me Now" "Just a Gigolo" "Crepescule With Nellie" "We See" "Oska T" "Epistrophy" "Ruby, My Dear" "I Mean You" "Off Minor" "P 120781 8000001
Noelle Penraat Negative Cutting negative cutter 120852 7000002
Bernadine Colish Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000003
Johnny Griffin Music tenor saxophonist(Thelonius Monk Octet) 120781 8000005
Larry Gales Music bassist(Thelonius Monk Octet and Thelonius Monk Quartet) 120781 8000006
Bernie Hanighen Music ("'Round Midnight") 120781 8000011
John Coltrane Music ("Trinkle Trinkle") 120781 8000012
Cootie Williams Music ("'Round Midnight") 120781 8000010
Coleman Hawkins Music ("I Mean You") 120781 8000009
Ben Riley Music drummer(Thelonius Monk Octet and Thelonius Monk Quartet) 120781 8000007
Walter Thomas Music ("On the Bean") 120781 8000008
Nica DeKoenigswarter Song song supplier("Lulu's Back in Town" "Pannonica") 120859 8000031
Synopsis
A portrait of the legendary jazz great Thelonius Sphere Monk, featuring previously unseen footage from the 1960s.
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