“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]
A Night in Tunisia” or “Night in Tunisia” is a musical composition written by Dizzy Gillespie circa 1941-2 while Gillespie was playing with the Benny Carter Band. It has become a jazz standard.