What key is Round Midnight in?

What key is Round Midnight in?

E-flat minor
‘Round About Midnight/Keys

What type of jazz is Round Midnight?

‘Round Midnight (song)

“‘Round Midnight”
Song by Thelonious Monk
Published 1944
Genre Bebop
Composer(s) Thelonious Monk

What instruments are in Round Midnight?

“’Round Midnight” was included in these films:

  • The Homecoming (1973, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan)
  • ‘Round Midnight (1986, Herbie Hancock, piano; Bobby McFerrin, vocal; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums)
  • Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1989, The Thelonious Monk Quartet)

How many times has Round Midnight been recorded?

Monk, likes to say that it’s “the most recorded song.” That’s not the case, but the song’s recordings are well up there: according to the index of Tom Lord’s master jazz discography, it’s been recorded 1,780 times to date! (Twenty-three of those were under the name “’Round About Midnight,” of which more below.)

Who composed the tune called Blue in Green?

Miles Davis
Blue in Green

“Blue in Green”
Composition by Bill Evans and Miles Davis
Recorded March 2, 1959
Genre Modal jazz
Length 5:37

Is Round Midnight hard bop?

Recorded in mid-1950 in the then-burgeoning hard bop style, ‘Round About Midnight is and has remained one of my favorite Miles albums of all time. Backed by John Coltrane on tenor sax, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums, this album is a veritable who’s who of jazz superstars.

What is Thelonious Monks style?

Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American composer and jazz pianist who contributed to the cool jazz, hard bop, and bebop styles of music.

What are shell chords?

Simply put, shell chords are a form of economising whereby we use chord shapes that consist of only the most important tones of the chord. It’s about cutting down the chord as far as possible whilst retaining its recognisable quality (major, minor, diminished, dominant 7th etc.)

Did Bill Evans write blue?

The liner notes list Davis as author of all compositions, but many scholars and fans believe that Bill Evans wrote part or the whole of “Blue in Green” and “Flamenco Sketches”.

Is Blue in Green Cool Jazz?

‘Blue in Green’ is a 10-bar theme, unusual in jazz, which the band went over four times, before producing a perfect take.

What is Round Midnight?

In “Round Midnight,” he plays Dale Turner, an American jazzman who goes to Paris in 1959 to play at a club called the Blue Note. Turner is about 60, an alcoholic and drug user whose pattern has been to pull things together for a while and then let them slide. Each slide is closer to death.