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Dizzy Gillespie

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 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 34

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans , Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O’Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke Ellington. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 234 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

We remember Sam Rivers. ‘Rivers Songs’

This day (December 26, 2011), in Orlando, Florida, died Sam Rivers, an American jazz musician – soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica and piano – and composer . Tracklist : At work . w/ Arthur Blythe, Chico Freeman, Don Pullen – Live in Germany (1992) . Beatrice (1989) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie – […]

We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’

This day (December 9, 2010), in San Diego, California, died James Moody, an American jazz saxophone and flute player. Tracklist : Moody’s Mood for Love (2008) . w/ George Benson & Clark Terry – So What . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate – Ow! (1985) . w/ Al Haig, Ray Brown […]

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

December 4, 1982 – American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House – that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman – for a private concert More Info

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]