Dizzy Gillespie’s ‘The Greatest Trumpet of Them All’

Dizzy Gillespie‘s ‘The Greatest Trumpet of Them All’ is an album recorded on December 17, 1957 and featuring Benny Golson and released the same year by Verve..

Track Listing : 1.Blues After Dark (Benny Golson) – 06:29 . 2.Sea Breeze (Benny Golson) – 03:17 . 3.Out Of The Past (Benny Golson) – 05:32 . 4.Shabozz (Gigi Gryce) – 06:00 . 5.Reminiscing (Gigi Gryce) – 04:50 . 6.A Night At Tony’S ((Gigi Gryce) – 05:11 . 7.Smoke Signals (Gigi Gryce) – 05:04 . 8.Just By Myself (Benny Golson) – 04:47

Musicians : Henry Coker – Trombone . Gigi Gryce – Alto Saxophone . Benny Golson – Tenor Saxophone . Pee Wee Moore – Baritone Saxophone . Ray Bryant – Piano . Tommy Bryant – Bass . Charlie Persip – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz

Recorded On December 17, 1957.

Released 1957 By Verve.

(Source Dizzy Gillespie‘s ‘The Greatest Trumpet of Them All’ | The Official Site of Dizzy Gillespie)

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For many other jazz musicians this would be a “good” or even “fine” effort, but Dizzy Gillespie has recorded too much classic music for this disappointment to rate very high. […]

Dizzy Gillespie‘s ‘The Greatest Trumpet of Them All’



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