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This is a list of works by American jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie. 1937–49: The Complete RCA Victor Recordings compilation album (RCA Victor). 1945–47: Groovin' High compilation album (Savoy). 1948: Gene Norman Presents Dizzy Gillespie in Concert (GNP Crescendo 23). 1950: Bird and Diz (Clef) – with Charlie Parker. 1951–52: Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions compilation album (Savoy) – includes all tracks on The Champ (Savoy) and School Days (Regent).
Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra – Perdido. Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra – A Night In Tunisia Manteca. Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra – Two Bass Hit.
A Night In Tunisia: Dizzy Atmosphere. Charlie Parker, Clyde Hart, Cozy Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, Remo Palmieri, Slam Stewart & Dizzy Gillespie and His Sextet. 4. A Night In Tunisia: Salt Peanuts. Al Haig, Charlie Parker, Curley Russell, Dizzy Gillespie, Sidney Catlett & Dizzy Gillespie and His Quintet. 5. A Night In Tunisia: A Night In Tunisia (Interlude). Al Haig, Bill DeArango, Dizzy Gillespie, Don Byas, J. C. Heard, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra. A Night In Tunisia: Things to Come. Alice Roberts, Alton Moore, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Gil Fuller, Gordon Thomas, Howard Johnson, James Moody, John Lewis, John Lynch, Kenny Clarke, Kenny Dorham, Leo Parker, Leon Comenge, Milt Jackson, Ray Abrams, Ray Brown, Sonny Stitt, Talib Daawud, Warren Lucky & Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra.
I like this CD of Dizzy Gillespie's material. This is only the second album of Dizzy's stuff that I have purchased. It is a good collection of the important material from his career ranging from his Be Bop era to his Afro-Cuban era. I enjoy most "Night in Tunisia" and "Manteca" which are probably his most well known songs.
Dizzy Gillespie was one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all times. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. John Birks Gillespie, popularly known as Dizzy Gillespie, was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer and bandleader regarded as one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time. Unusually gifted from childhood, he learned to play the piano from the age of four, taught himself trombone and trumpet at the age of twelve and began his career in music at the age of seventeen. Soon his radically fresh style of trumpet playing caught the attention of Mario Bauza, the Godfather of Afro-Cuban jazz, and through him he met many other musicians with whom he developed the Afro-Cuban music