Kelly at Midnight

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Kelly at Midnight
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Studio album by Wynton Kelly
Released 1960
Recorded April 27, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 32:32
Label Vee-Jay
Wynton Kelly chronology
Kelly Great
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Wynton Kelly!
(1961)Wynton Kelly!1961

Kelly at Midnight is an album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly released on the Vee-Jay label featuring performances by Kelly with Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones recorded in 1960.[1]


The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states "This 1960 date was a first-rate trio outing with Kelly given the space to demonstrate subtlety and flair, harmonic precision, melodic brilliance and rhythmic diversity".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3.5/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wynton Kelly except as indicated
  1. "Temperance" - 7:31
  2. "Weird Lullaby" (Babs Gonzales) - 7:11
  3. "On Stage" (Rudolph Stevenson) - 5:13
  4. "Skatin'" (Stevenson) - 5:48
  5. "Pot Luck" - 6:48
  • Recorded at Bell Sound Studios in New York City on April 27, 1960



  1. ^ Wynton Kelly discography accessed March 9, 2010
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed March 9, 2010
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 813. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.