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'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia

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Released  January 1957
Length  122:44
Artist  Kenny Dorham
Producer  Alfred Lion
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  May 31, 1956
'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia (1956)  Jazz Contrasts (1957)
Release date  1956
Label  Blue Note Records
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Venue  Café Bohemia, New York City
Similar  Kenny Dorham albums, Jazz albums

Kenny dorham round about midnight at the cafe bohemia full album

'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia is a live album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham. The album was recorded in 1956 at the Café Bohemia and released in 1957 on the Blue Note label. The original release featured 6 tracks; another 11 tracks, including some alternate takes was released in 1984 on the Japanese Blue Note label, as BNJ 61003/61004. A complete edition was released as a double-CD set in 2002.



The Allmusic review awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: "This music is designed for relaxing and grooving out. It will greatly assist anyone who is traveling by night or trying to make it through to the end of another day". The Penguin Guide to Jazz has selected this album as part of its suggested Core Collection, and gives the album a four-star rating (of a possible four).

Track listing

All tracks written by Kenny Dorham, except where indicated.


  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet
  • J. R. Monterose – tenor saxophone (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–12 & 14–17)
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar (tracks 5–7, 9, 10 & 12–17)
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • Arthur Edgehill – drums
  • Songs

    2'Round About Midnight7:45
    3Mexico City6:01


    'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia Wikipedia