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Round About Midnight

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  1. Round About Midnight Koji, a jazz musician, takes a cigarette break in between sets at a Tokyo nightclub. He witnesses a murder and runs into a girl, Linda, who is being pursued by the killers.
  2. Sep 24,  · Storyline In 'Round Midnight, real-life jazz legend Dexter Gordon brilliantly portrays the fictional tenor sax player Dale Turner, a musician slowly losing the battle with alcoholism, estranged from his family, and hanging on by a thread in the 's New York jazz world/10(K).
  3. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 'Round About Midnight by Miles Davis (Vinyl, Mar, Wax Time) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).
  4. ‘Round About Midnight March 4, Buy / Stream Now It was with his interpretation of “’Round Midnight” in the presence of its composer Thelonious Monk at the Newport Jazz Festival that Miles Davis convinced George Avakian to include him in the Columbia catalogue.
  5. 'Round About Midnight is one of Miles Davis' true masterpieces; it's an album of focused, passionate numbers that showcase a post-bop transformation that was taking place in the 's. Here, Miles is in top form with his signature trumpet, while John Coltrane adds the tenor sax/5(94).
  6. After a widely acclaimed comeback performance at the Newport Jazz Festival in , he signed a long-term contract with Columbia Records and recorded the album 'Round About Midnight. It was his first work with saxophonist John Coltrane and bassist Paul Chambers, key members of Seller Rating: % positive.
  7. The group's highly motivated arrangements help to set this edition of the Messengers apart from the many others. In particular, cuts like the driving signature piece "Moanin'," a punchy version of Monk's "'Round Midnight," and the Marsalis feature "My Funny Valentine" offer the best visions of what these future leaders would become.
  8. Part chase film, part sweet tale about friendship, music and helping each other, Round About Midnight exists in a world all of its own, where the music is great, the lights are mesmerising, a trumpet can be used in a knife fight, smoking is still cool and the Shanghainese-Portuguese leading lady runs through the Tokyo night in her flowery long /5(35).
  9. Besides the obvious lyrical and harmonic beauty of "Round About Midnight" that is arguably its definitive version even over Monk 's own, there are the edges of Charlie Parker 's "Au Leu-Cha" with its Bluesology leaping from every chord change in Red Garland 's left hand/

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