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  1. A pair of very cool sessions – one side that features work by the Dizzy Gillespie big band, with Mary Lou Williams on piano – the other by the Count Basie band, with hip arrangements from Frank Foster and AK Salim, and tenor work by both Foster and Frank Wess! LP, Vinyl record album (Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Yellow label, Deep groove Vinyl release of Diz Big Band on Discogs. Label: Norgran Records - MG N • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono Yellow label, Deep groove • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Diz Big Band on Discogs. Label: Verve Records - V • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band.
  4. Jan 31,  · The sessions covered by this compilation come from around the time that Gillespie led a crack big band for a State Department sponsored tour overseas. Two of them, 's Dizzy Gillespie at Newport and 's Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra, are live dates, while 's Dizzy Gillespie and Strings and 's World Statesman, are studio dates.
  5. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (/ ɡ ɪ ˈ l ɛ s p i /; October 21, – January 6, ) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, educator and singer. He was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser, building on the virtuoso style of Roy Eldridge but adding layers of harmonic and rhythmic complexity previously unheard in jazz. His combination of musicianship, .
  6. The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band is the direct descendant of these ventures and happily, the tradition lives on, nurtured by Gillespie alumnus, executive director and producer, bassist John Lee. Together they continue to delight audiences around the world with the enduring power and freshness of Dizzy Gillespie’s music.
  7. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Diz Big Band on Discogs. Label: Verve Records - MG V • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Mono • 4/5(3).
  8. One of the strongest sides to feature Diz's mid 50s format – a larger group than usual, an octet, with a more tightly arranged style that showed that he continued to develop as an artist long after the days of his early bop sides. The album's also noteworthy for demonstrating Dizzy's great LP, Vinyl record album.
  9. Gillespie led an unsuccessful big band in (a Southern tour finished it), and late in the year he traveled with Parker to the West Coast to play a lengthy gig at Billy Berg's club in L.A. Unfortunately, the audiences were not enthusiastic (other than local musicians) and Dizzy (without Parker) soon returned to New York.

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