Dizzy Gillespie

The Greatest Trumpet of Them All (99109)

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1957

The Greatest Trumpet of Them All

Dizzy Gillespie

American Jazz Classics

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AJC 142524

99109

JAZZ

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The Greatest Trumpet of Them All

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CD 8,26 €

This release presents the complete original Dizzy Gillespie LP "The Greatest Trumpet of them All" (Verve MGV-S6117), featuring the brilliant trumpeter in an octet format with such stars as Benny Golson and Gigi Gryce, who were also the arrangers on the date. A very rare 1958 Paris session showcasing Diz in a small group setting with Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt, and Oscar Peterson has been added here as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

DIZZY GILLESPIE, trumpet
BENNY GOLSON, tenor sax
GIGI GRYCE, alto sax
PEE WEE MOORE, baritone sax
HENRY COKER, trombone
RAY BRYANT, piano
TOMMY BRYANT, bass
CHARLIE PERSIP, drums

New York, December 17, 1957.

[9-12] Bonus Tracks:

Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Sonny Stitt (as, on 9-11 only),Coleman Hawkins (ts, on 9 only)
Stan Getz (ts, on 10-11 only), Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g)
Ray Brown (b) Gus Johnson (d)

Studio Roche, Paris, France, May 1, 1958.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 Blues After Dark
02 Sea Breeze
03 Out Of The Past
04 Shabozz
05 Reminiscing
06 A Night At Tony’s
07 Smoke Signals
08 Just By Myself
09 On The Alamo
10 Get Happy
11 Sweet Georgia Brown
12 Mic’s Jump

TOTAL TIME: 71:01