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  1. Nov 04,  · Dizzy Gillespie's big band fused the intricacies of bebop with the high-powered riffing into a short lived but exciting outfit. This concert, recorded on 52nd Street in , is one of few occasions to hear the trumpeter's band live and in its prime.
  2. This arrangement by Gil Fuller was written to showcase Ray Brown, the bassist of the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band. Gillespie's big band performed this arrangement many times over the years. In J.J. Robbins & Sons published a stock arrangement of this tune that was nearly identical to the arrangement from Dizzy's book.
  3. The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band was the most innovative jazz orchestra of , proof that bebop was not exclusively a small-group music. All of its recordings are well worth hearing and this particular set gives listeners a well-rounded picture of the orchestra at a concert before an enthusiastic crowd.
  4. This album first appeared on LP in the mid to late 's. It's a recording of a live concert by GIllespie's big band at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium sometime in the late 's, probably The original album cover claims the record received the Grand Prix award from France's Jazz Hot magazine. Is it really that good?/5(9).
  5. Vogue (E) VRL entitled "Concert Salle Pleyel ". Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete Pleyel Concert 9 Fevrier (Vogue (F) ) Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.: same session.
  6. Apr 25,  · They are of more than archival interest, most of all for the astounding fire of Gillespie’s playing. He was as hot with the big band that night as with Parker in the quintet. “Cubano-Be Cubano-Bop,” “Things To Come,” “One Bass Hit,” “Cool Breeze” and “Oop-Pop-a-Da” are staples of Gillespie .
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for One Bass Hit - Dizzy Gillespie on AllMusic - A good reissue spotlighting Gillespie's prime 9/
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of In Concert on Discogs. Label: GNP Crescendo - GNP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop, Big Band/5(5).

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