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Dizzy Gillespie

Jimmy Smith records ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise,’ a…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise’ is a live album recorded on November 15, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 07:56 . Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 11:41 . My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 11:03 . It’S Only A Paper […]

Dizzy, Thelonious et al meet in Copenhagen (1971)

November 9, 1971 – The Giants of Jazz – that is Art Blakey (d), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Al McKibbon (b), Thelonious Monk (p), Sonny Stitt (as, ts) and Kai Winding (tb) – share the stage at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest. Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) […]

Feliz Cumpleaños Arturo Sandoval. ‘Feliz Birthday Arturo’

This day (November 6, 1949), in Artemisa, Cuba, is born Arturo Sandoval, a jazz trumpeter and pianist. Digest Tracklist : El Trato (2019) . w/ Prince Royce – Don´t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing (2018) . Peanut Vendor (2017) . Seven Steps to Heaven (2016) . Funky Cha-Cha (2015) . Things To Come (2012) . […]

Dizzy Gillespie plays in Berlin (1980)

November 4, 1980 – Dizzy Gillespie plays with Claudio Roditti (flh), James Moody (ts), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Pablo Watkins (tb), Paquito d’Riviera (as, cl), Danilo Perez (p), Airto Moreira (perc), Flora Purim (voc) and more at the Jazzfestival in Berlin

Dizzy Gillespie plays in Copenhagen (1970)

November 4, 1970 – Dizzy Gillespie plays with the Kenny Clarke – Francy Boland Big Band – that is Tony Coe (as), Derek Humble (as), BIlly Mitchel (ts), Ronnie Scott (ts), Sahib Shihab (bs), Benny Bailey (tp), Art Farmer (tp), Dusko Goycovich (tp), Idrees Sulieman (tp), Nat Peck (tb), Ake Persson (tb), Erik van Lier […]

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Freddie Hubbard takes his Quintet to Berlin (1985)

November 2, 1985 – the Freddie Hubbard Quintet – that is Freddie Hubbard (tp, flug), Kenny Garrett (as, fl), Mark Templeton (p), Ira Coleman (b) and Carl Allen (d) – plus Dizzy Gillespie and Woody Shaw as guests will be at the Berlin Jazz Festival in West Berlin

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘For Musicians Only’ with Stan Getz and…

Dizzy Gillespie’s ‘For Musicians Only’ is recorded on October 16, 1956 with Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Bebop (Dizzy Gillespie) – 12:48 . 2.Dark Eyes (Florian Hermann) – 12:10 . 3.Wee (Allen’S Alley) (Denzil Best, Dizzy Gillespie) – 08:28 . 4.Lover Come Back To Me (Sigmund […]

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,. Digest Tracklist : Bag’s Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) . Take The A Train (1994) . Live In Japan (1990) . Milt Jackson Top […]

Happy Birthday Kenny Garrett. ‘Kenny G Like Garrett’

This day (October 9, 1960), in Detroit, Michigan , is born Kenny Garrett, an American jazz saxophonist and flautist. Digest Tracklist : Chasing The Wind (2019) . w/Chucho Valdes – Chucho’s Step (2017) . Happy People (2013) . J Mac (2012) . Documentary . Inner City Blues . Wayne’S Thing (1999) . w/ Rick Braun, […]

Jamie Cullum releases ‘Interlude,’ his sixth album featuring Laura…

Jamie Cullum’s ‘Interlude’ is his sixth studio album featuring Laura Mvula and Gregory Porter as guests and released on October 6, 2014 y Island. Track Listing : 1.Interlude (Dizzy Gillespie) – 03:27 . 2.Don’T You Know (Gene De Paul, Don Raye)- 02:57 . 3.The Seer’S Tower (Sufjan Stevens) – 03:55 . 4.Walkin’ (Mary Lou Williams, […]

On TV today, Dizzy Gillespie at BBC Jazz (1966)

August 17, 1966 – you do not miss the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet – that is Dizzy Gillespie (tp), James Moody (ts, fl), Kenny Barron (p), Christopher Wesley White (b), Rudy Collins (d) on British Television “BBC Jazz”