Dizzy Gillespie

Big Band: Complete 1956 South American Tour (4569960)

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Big Band: Complete 1956 South American Tour

Dizzy Gillespie

Solar Records

8436542018975

SOL 145450

4569960

JAZZ

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Big Band: Complete 1956 South American Tour

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This release presents all existing live recordings by the legendary mid-fifties Dizzy Gillespie big Band made during their 1956 South American tour. The short-lived group featured such talents as Quincy Jones, Lee Morgan, Joe Gordon, Melba Liston, Al Grey, Phil Woods, Benny Golson and Wynton Kelly. Also included here are two sambas recorded in Rio de Janeiro by the trumpeter with a Brazilian orchestra, as well as four amazing tracks featuring Diz in Buenos Aires with the tango orchestra of Osvaldo Fresedo.

PERSONNEL:

  • DIZZY GILLESPIE, trumpet, vocal & leader on all tracks, with:
  • CD 1 & CD 2 [1-8]:
  • JOE GORDON, EMIT V. PERRY, CARL WATKINS, QUINCY JONES, trumpet
  • MELBA LISTON, FRANK REHAK, RON LEVITT, trombone
  • JIMMY POWELL, PHIL WOODS, alto sax
  • BILLY MITCHELL, BENNY GOLSON, tenor sax
  • MARTY FLAX, baritone sax
  • WALTER DAVIS Jr, piano
  • NELSON BOYD, bass
  • CHARLIE PERSIP, drums
  • Recorded live in different locations, South America, July-August, 1956.
  • CD2 [9-10]:
  • DIZZY GILLESPIE (tp) backed by an unknown samba orchestra.
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 1956.
  • CD2 (11-14):
  • DIZZY GILLESPIE (tp) with orchestra conducted by OSVALSO FRESEDO.
  • Live at the Rendez Vous club, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 29 or 30, 1956.

TRACKS:

  • CD 1: TOTAL TIME: 78:05 Min.
  • 01. Cool Breeze
  • 02. Groovin’ For Nat
  • 03. I Can’t Get Started
  • 04. Jessica’s Day
  • 05. A Night In Tunisia
  • 06. Seems Like You Just Don’t Care
  • 07. Flamingo
  • 08. Stella By Starlight
  • 09. School Days
  • 10. Manteca
  • 11. Groovin’ High
  • 12. Begin the Beguine
  • 13. Because of You
  • 14. The Champ into Tour De Force
  • CD 2: TOTAL TIME: 78:41Min.
  • 01. Hey Pete, Let’s Eat More Meat
  • 02. Wonder Why
  • 03. I’m Confesin’
  • 04. Doodlin’
  • 05. My Reverie
  • 06. Tin Tin Deo
  • 07. Yesterdays
  • 08. A Night In Tunisia 2
  • 09. Capao ’s Samba
  • 10. Gloria’s Samba
  • 11. Adiós Muchachos
  • 12. Preludio Nº3
  • 13. Capricho de Amo
  • 14. Vida Mia