'ROUND MIDNIGHT

Latest update on 07/04/2017

Artist: Cootie Williams Orch.
Author: Thelonious Monk/Cootie Williams
Label: Hit
Year: 1944

Trumpet player & bandleader; the first to release a Monk tune (Epistrophy in '42), landing him coauthorship purely out of gratitude.

Covers:

1946:

Tempo Jazz Men [on Dual with Dizzy Gillespie, who came up with the intro and cadenza defining the tune]

1946:

Dizzy Gillespie [with Monk]

1947:

Thelonious Monk [author on Blue Note]

1947:

Charlie Parker

1953:

Miles Davis

1958:

Stan Getz

1960:

Julie London

1961:

Ella Fitzgerald

1961:

Art Blakey

1962:

Jimmy McGriff [version used as Radio Caroline's closedown track in the years before they went 24/7]

1963:

Bill Evans

1963:

Sonny Rollins

1964:

Wes Montgomery

1964:

Freda Payne

1980:

Kenny Burrell

1981:

Herbie Hancock

1982:

Robert Wyatt

1985:

Stanley Jordan

1986:

Linda Ronstadt

1986:

Herbie Hancock & Bobby McFerrin [film title theme]

1987:

Larry Coryell

1992:

Ute Lemper

1993:

Molly Johnson [with Big Sugar]

1997:

Ronnie Earl

2000:

Keith Jarrett

2002:

Gotan Project

2002:

Leon Russell

2003:

Amy Winehouse [saved up for Frank deluxe]

2007:

Turtle Island String Quartet

2010:

Robert Wyatt

2017:

Diamanda Galas

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