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A version recorded by Monk's quintet was added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in It is thought that Monk composed the song sometime in or However, Harry Colomby claims that Monk may have written an early version around at the age of Jazz trumpeters Cootie Williams and Dizzy Gillespie further embellished the song, with songwriter Bernie Hanighen adding his own lyrics.
The lyrics were copyrighted November 27, under the title "Grand Finale". The commonly played intro to " ' Round Midnight" was originally composed by Dizzy Gillespie for the end of his arrangement for " I Can't Get Started ", but later adopted it to the intro for " ' Round Midnight".
The song is sometimes incorrectly called " ' Round About Midnight", as Miles Davis used this as the title of his Columbia Records album 'Round About Midnight that included a version based on Dizzy Gillespie's arrangement. It became a signature song for Davis; his performance of it with Monk at the Newport Jazz Festivalwhich was heard by producer George Avakianwas crucial in securing him a recording contract with Columbia Records.
A recording by Jimmy McGriff was used as the 6pm closedown theme in the early days of Radio Caroline in Inthe song was used as the title for the film Round Midnight which starred veteran saxophonist Dexter Gordon in a fictional story about an expatriate American jazz musician living in Paris. The soundtrack by Herbie Hancock prominently features the song "'Round Midnight" along with a number of other jazz standards and a handful of original pieces written by Hancock.
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Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk. Live at the Jazz Workshop. The Giants of Jazz. Cootie Williams and His Orchestra — Gillespie added an introduction and later that year a cadenza for big band arrangement, which "proved so popular that Monk added it albeit an altered version to his Round Midnight - Melva Houston - What´s Going On performance It is now a standard part of the song.
Monk on piano; this gig was considered a kind of comeback for Davis as it supposedly earned him the contract with Columbia Records, resulting in his 'Round About Midnight the following year. Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants. The Misty Miss Christy. The New Billy Taylor Trio. The Wes Montgomery Trio. Sound Sun Pleasure!! After the Riot at Newport. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! The Jazztet at Birdhouse. Chasin' the Bird.
Down Home. Conversations with Myself. Time Remembered. At Shelly's Manne-Hole. Sarah Sings Soulfully. Something Old, Ese Hombre - Rocio Jurado - Serie Platino 20 Exitos New.
Oscar Peterson and Nelson Riddle. The Bill Evans Trio "Live". Now's the Time. Ella in Japan: 'S Wonderful. George Russell Sextet at Beethoven Hall.
Further Adventures of Jimmy and Wes. California Here I Come. Autumn Leaves. You're Gonna Hear from Me. Round Midnight ' Joe Henderson in Japan. Live in Tokyo. Variations on a Blue Line. A Perfect Match. Youd Better Love Me - Celia Lipton - The Best Of Times in Different Dimensions.
Keystone Bop Vol. Live at Dreher, Paris Interpretation by Joe Jackson. Live at the Village Vanguard. Magic Touch. Monk Suite. Round Midnight. Soundtrack for Bertrand Tavernier 's movie of the same name. The Other Side of Round Midnight. Recorded during the shooting of for the film ; produced and arranged by Hancock as well. Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival For Sentimental Reasons. After the Beginning Again. Whisper Not. Jessica Williams. Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue.
Alexander von Schlippenbach.