The New Continent
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5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE
INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS
This edition presents the complete Dizzy Gillespie big band album "The New Continent" (Limelight LM82022), appearing here on CD for the first time ever. Consisting of a suite composed by the band's pianist Lalo Schifrin, this album features such stars as Frank Rosolino, Conte Candoli, Phil Woods, James Moody, Bill Perkins and Mel Lewis. As a bonus, all existing tunes from a Dizzy Gillespie Quintet performance recorded live at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York, which also features Schifrin.
DIZZY GILLESPIE, trumpet on all tracks, with:
Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (tp)
Frank Rosolino, Mike Barone, Bob Edmondson, Ken Shroyer (tb)
Ches Thompson, Stewart Rensey, Luis Kant (fhr) Red Callender (tu),
Phil Woods, Charlie Kennedy (as) James Moody, Bill Perkins (ts),
Bill Hood (bar) Lalo Schifrin (p, comp, arr), Al Hendrickson (g)
Buddy Clark, Chris White (b), Mel Lewis, Rudy Collins (d)
Emil Richards, Larry Bunker, Francisco Aguabella (perc).
Orchestra conducted by Benny Carter.
Los Angeles, September 1962.
[7-10] Bonus Tracks:
DIZZY GILLESPIE, trumpet & vocals on track 8
LEO WRIGHT, alto sax & flute
LALO SCHIFRIN, piano
BOB CUNNINGHAM, bass
CHUCK LAMPKIN, drums
Live at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 9, 1961
INCLUDES 12 PAGE BOOKLET
01. THE EMPIRE
02. THE CONQUERORS
03. THE LEGEND OF ATLANTIS
04. THE CHAINS
05. THE SWORDS
07. KUSH 11 (*)
08. SALT PEANUTS (*)
09. A NIGHT IN TUNISIA (*)
10. THE MOOCHE (*)