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Dizzy Gillespie

This month In Blues Legends 11/12

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj…

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

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…

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…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich , Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are…

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) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 53

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

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"<img…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Third Eye . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) . Live In Israel . W/ Dizzy…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I…

Dizzy Gillespie parades in Nice (1977)

July 17, 1977 - Dizzy Gillespie performs at the "Grande Parade du Jazz" in Nice, France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/An-Electrifying-Evening-with-the-Dizzy-Gillespie-Quintet-RVJ.jpg' alt='Dizzy Gillespie -…

Dizzy Gillespie plays at Newport (1970)

July 10, 1970 - Dizzy Gillespie has been invited to the Louis Armstrong concert at "Newport Jazz Festival", RI <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/An-Electrifying-Evening-with-the-Dizzy-Gillespie-Quintet-RVJ.jpg'…

Trumpeters meet Guitarists at Newport (1966)

July 2, 1966 - it is "Trumpet and Guitar Workshop" at the Newport Jazz Festival. On the trumpet side : Bobby Hackett, Clark Terry, Ruby Braff, Red Allen and Dizzy Gillespie and the guitar side George Benson, Charlie Byrd and Kenny Burrell