Rounding things out is the heartbreaking story of Engracia, who inadvertently finds herself embroiled in a volatile situation with Honorata. Synopsis[ edit ] In s New York, Dale Turner is an accomplished saxophone player barely getting by playing at local jazz clubs and struggling with alcoholism and substance abuse.
He eventually decides its time to go home to New York to see his old friends and to re-acquaint himself with his own daughter. Francis tries to intervene a few times to keep Dale protected from his old suppliers, and attempts to keep up with all of them.
So many lives will be affected by this situation, especially a young Round midnight named Coral. This is an interesting way of telling four distinct journeys that happened to interconnect with each other, and how they touch one another with much needed support and friendship.
With time, and after Francis allows Turner to move in with him and his daughter, Turner manages to put himself on his own feet again and starts to get by without a reliance on alcohol.
Round midnight talking with a fellow musician who is currently disabled by illness, Dale decides to try to improve his life by traveling to Paris and making a living playing at the Blue Note jazz club until his luck gets better.
Francis accompanies Dale, and the music community in New York is ready to accept the musician back. Things go horribly awry, until Hororata arrives in Vegas and hits the jackpot, freeing her from the prison she was trapped in.
So maybe there is a little serendipity that brings these women together, despite the pain, heartbreak, and disappointments that led to this convergence, which is mostly a good thing, and will finally bring long overdue peace for some.
Absorbing, mesmerizing and impossible to put down- This unique and original novel weaves together the lives of four women, who have close or fateful connections and spans decades in time, finally bringing them all together in one space and time, where they will help and support one another in ways they never expected or counted on.
Back in the fifties, June and her second husband, Del, are doing okay with a casino and lounge in Las Vegas, which is where the Midnight Club originates. He idolizes the musician and tries desperately to help him escape alcohol abuse. But, when they hire a handsome and charismatic, black lounge singer, that brings in lots of money, he becomes interwoven in their personal lives, and June and her marriage are never the same after that.
Later in the week, when Dale tires to further bond with her by sharing a meal at a local diner, an old drug dealer recognizes him there, re-introduces himself and implies his supplies are still available to Dale.
He writes a song dedicated to his daughter in the hope of strengthening their relationship after much time apart. Turner arrives in Paris and is befriended by Francis, a struggling French graphic designer specializing in film posters and who lives with his daughter, his marriage having broken up.
He invites her to the club to hear its debut, but manages to confuse her true age and tells the audience she has just turned 15; she is actually 14, and she makes note of this to Francis, who is seated next to her in the audience.Sep 24, · 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.
Dale gets an offer to play in Paris, where, like many other black American /10(K). ' Round About Midnight is an album by jazz musician Miles Davis. It was his debut on Columbia Records, and was originally released in March (CL ).
The album took its name from the Thelonious Monk song " 'Round Midnight".Genre: Hard bop. rows · Round Midnight" (sometimes "' Round About Midnight") is a jazz. “‘Round Midnight” is a tune written by the great innovative pianist Thelonious Monk. Monk claims that he composed Round Midnight when he was 18 and eight years later, Cootie Williams recorded it with his orchestra.
It is believed that Williams may have changed the composition slightly but regardless, his name remains on the copyright. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 'Round About Midnight - Miles Davis on AllMusic - - Given 10/ 'Round Midnight' has been covered by many of the greats, but this film took the song to the heart of the matter albeit there are many hearts indeed.
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