“Blues After Dark” (Benny Golson) Album: “The Greatest Trumpet of Them All”. The Greatest Trumpet of Them All is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring Benny Golson recorded in 1957 and released on the Verve [More]
Celebrating Bіrd іѕ a rеvеаlіng lооk аt аn еnіgmаtіс yet endlessly арреаlіng man, who ѕоаrеd to the hеіghtѕ of creative frееdоm but couldn’t beat a lifelong аddісtіоn to heroin. It іnсludеѕ a TV арреаrаnсе wіth [More]
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 [More]
“On the Sunny Side of the Street” is a 1930 song, with credited music composed by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Some authors say that Fats Waller was actually the composer, but he [More]
“The Eternal Triangle” (Sonny Stitt) Album: “Sonny Side Up”, 1959 Sonny Side Up is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and the tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, recorded in December 1957 in New [More]
“Con Alma” is a jazz standard written by Dizzy Gillespie, appearing on his 1954 album Afro. The tune incorporates aspects of bebop jazz and Latin rhythm, and is known for its frequent changes in key [More]
Great tune on the album Dee Gee Days – The Savoy Sessions. Recorded July 18. 1952. Personnel: Joe Carroll – vocal Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet Bill Graham – baritone saxophone Wynton Kelly – piano Bernie [More]
Charlie Parker Reboppers Personnel: Miles Davis – trumpet Charlie Parker  – alto saxophone Dizzy Gillespie – piano Curly Russell – bass Max Roach – drums 26.Nov.1945.WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC,
“Ko-Ko” was recorded on November 26, 1945, at WOR studios in New York City. In the booklet accompanying Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions author James Patrick gives a full account of the session, [More]
“Salt Peanuts” is a bebop tune reportedly composed by Dizzy Gillespie in 1942, credited “with the collaboration of” bebop drummer Kenny Clarke. “Salt Peanuts” was most famously recorded by Dizzy Gillespie and His All-Stars on [More]