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Groovin’ High was written by the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1945. The chord changes are based off of Paul Whiteman’s composition Whispering. (https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/jazz-standards/groovin-high/).

Personnel:

  • Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet
  • Charlie Parker – alto saxophone
  • John Lewis – piano
  • Al McKibbon – bass
  • Joe Harris – drums

Carnegie Hall, NYC, September 29, 1947