Monk was dealing with a bevy of health problems at the time, so it’s perhaps understandable that the show in Paris was like a capstone or Greatest Hits. But thanks to Monk’s indelible ability to make everything emotional and poignant, his ace band and a bonus appearance from Philly Joe Jones, the set has an enchanting electricity. It captured Monk swinging through his greatest works and adding flourishes that sent the crowd into multiple tizzies. Listen as he takes on his standards and remakes them for their moment.