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“Round Midnight” Screening and Book Signing Arts & Culture

  • Harry Ransom Center
  • 300 W. 21st St.
  • AUSTIN, TX 78713-7219
  • October 25, 2018
  • Phone: (512) 471-8944
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Maxine Gordon introduces the film "Round Midnight” (1986), starring her late husband, jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who received an Oscar nomination for his performance. Gordon plays Dale Turner, a tenor saxophone player who leaves the U.S. for Paris in the 1950s. Directed by Bertrand Tavernier (runtime: 131 min., Rated R). Maxine Gordon will sign copies of her book, “Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon.”

“Round Midnight” Screening and Book Signing