Dizzy Gillespie | Dizzy In South America Vol 1

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Dizzy In South America Vol 1

by Dizzy Gillespie

Classic exciting live jazz in the Bebop tradition by the creator of the style.
Genre: Jazz: Bebop
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1. Cool Breeze
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8:39 album only
2. GroovinÕ for Nat
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3:23 album only
3. I CanÕt Get Started
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3:47 album only
4. JessicaÕs Day
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4:37 album only
5. A Night in Tunisia
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9:33 album only
6. Seems Like You Just DonÕt Care
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3:35 album only
7. Flamingo
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4:21 album only
8. Stella By Starlight
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9. School Days
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10. Manteca
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Album Notes
The first of 3 Volumes of Previously Never Released Dizzy Gillespie. Already In the line up of nominations for The Grammy's "The best historical recording" for 1999. In 1956, Dizzy was asked by the State Department to assemble a big band to tour South America.

These recordings were done live throughout the tour with great success. These recordings represent a pinnacle in Dizzy Gillespies' remarkable career as Band Leader and Trumpet Icon.

- Ira Gitler
Dizzy Gillespie:
Leader and Trumpet

Quincy Jones, Bama Warwick, and E.V. Perry :Trumpet

Phil Woods and Jimmy Powell: Alto Sax

Benny Golson,Billy Mitchell: Tenor Sax

Marty Flax: Baritone Sax

Melba Liston, Franlk Rehak, and Rod Levitt : Trombone

Walter Davis Jr.:Piano

Nelson Boyd: Bass

Charlie Persip: Drums


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