Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gillespie, Live in '58 and '70 - DVD



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Format: DVD
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Artist: Dizzy Gillespie
Publisher: TDK
Series: Jazz Icons
ISBN-13: 9781423422952
ISBN-10: 1-4234-2295-3
Publisher SKU: DVWWJIDG
UPC-A: 884088126186
Instrumentation: Trumpet


Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gilespie features two historic concerts from one of the founding fathers of bebop. Filmed 12 years apart, the 1958 concert features Dizzy working eloquently within the small combo structure of a quintet including such influential musicians as sax player Sonny Stitt and bassist Ray Brown.

The second show focuses on a completely different side of Dizzy, fronting the legendary Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band. With a 16-piece big band to conduct, including two drummers, his Latin influences are revealed on "Con Alma" and "Manteca."

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Personnel:
Trumpet and Vocal - Dizzy Gillespie
Alto Sax - Tony Coe and Derek Humble
Tenor Sax - Billy Mitchell and Ronnie Scott
Baritone Sax - Sahib Shihab
Trumpet - Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Goykovich and Idrees Sulieman
Trombone - Nat Peck, Ake Persson, and Erik Van Lier
Piano - Francy Boland
Bass - Jimmy Woode
Drums - Kenny Clare and Kenny Clarke

Song List:
Belgium 1958:
- Blues After Dark
- On The Sunny Side Of The Street
- Loverman
- Cocktails For Two
- Blues Walk

Denmark 1970:
- Con Alma
- The Brother K
- Now Hear My Meanin’
- Manteca
- Let Me Outta Here
- Things Are Here

Features:
16-page booklet
Liner notes by Ira Gitler
Cover photo by Lee Tanner
Booklet photos by Herman Leonard, Chuck Stewart, Raymond Ross, Karlheinz Klüter, Jamie Hodgson, Lee Tanner, Boo Frazier
Memorabilia collage
Total time: 85 minutes

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