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Dizzy Gillespie

Stan Getz records ‘Sweet Rain’ with Chick Corea et al (1967)

Stan Getz’ ‘Sweet Rain’ is an album recorded on March 21 & 30, 1967 with Chick Corea, Ron Carter and Grady Tate and released in July 1967. Track Listing : 1.Litha (Chick Corea) – 08:30 . 2.O Grande Amor (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius Demoraes) – 04:44 . 3.Sweet Rain (Mike Gibbs) – 07:12 . 4.Con […]

Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band is at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2007)

March 15, 2007 – The Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band – that is Slide Hampton (Direct, b tb), Roberta Gambarini (voc), Bobby Lavell (ts), Antonio Hart (as), Mark Gross (as), Anders Boiarsky (ts), Frank Basile (bs), Claudio Roditi (tp), Roy Hargrove (tp, flug, voc), Frank Greenr (tp), Greg Gisbert (tp), James Burton (tb), Jason […]

We remember Charlie Parker. ‘The Bird Flew Away’

This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles ‘Charlie’ Parker, Jr. , an American jazz saxophonist . Tracklist : Laughing At Coleman Hawkins . w/ Dizzy Gillespie – Hot House . The Charlie Parker Story . Charlie Parker documentary BBC . Tracklist : Ornithology . All The Things You Are […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special sax & trumpet) 43

Dizzy Gillespie, Sam Rivers, Chris Potter, Woody Shaw, Paul Desmond, Wynton Marsalis, Ernie Watts, Wayne Shorter, Arturo Sandoval, Benny Golson, Jan Garbarek, James Carter, Roy Hargrove, Dave Koz. They are the “Jazz Legends (special sax & trumpet)” performers selected among the 260 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

German television celebrates Dizzy Gillespie’s 70th Birthday with some…

February 27, 1987 – German television has gathered Sam Rivers (ts), Ed Cherry (g), John Lee (b), Ignacio Berroa (d), Hank Jones (p), Slide Hampton (tb), Johnny Griffin (ts), Jon Faddis (tp), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Eddie Gomez (b) and Ed Thigpen (d) for Dizzy Gillespie‘s 70th Birthday Jubilee Session at Theaterhaus in Stuttgart, Germany

Huey, Sting & the ‘All Star Session’ attend the 28th Grammy…

February 25, 1986 – Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana […]

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon ‘Tony’ Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion. Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter – Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter […]

This week In Jazz Legends 40

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson & Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer & Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count Basie. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 219 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited […]

Ella Fitzgerald records the album ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’ is a studio album recorded on January 23, 1961 &June 22-23, 1961 with a jazz quartet led by Lou Levy and released the same year By Verve. Track Listing : 1.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 04:06 . 2.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) […]

On TV today, Louis, Dizzy et al at ‘Timex Jazz’ (1959)

January 7, 1959 – you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the “Timex All-Star Jazz Show” on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: – A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba – Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 35

Dr. Lonnie Smith, James Carter Organ Trio, Chris Potter, Michel Petrucciani, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Mccoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, The Timex All Star. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 147 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]