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Sunday, January 12 2014

Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy's Big 4

One of Dizzy’s wonderful mid-career dates for Pablo gets a reissue.


Monday, November 20 2006

Dizzy Gillespie: Night in Tunisia: The Very Best of Dizzy Gillespie

New one-disc compilation highlights Gillespie's RCA Victor recordings from 1946-1949, including his big-band bebop and Afro-Cuban jazz.


Thursday, October 6 2005

Dizzy Gillespie: A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba [DVD]

DG can also mean Deo gratias, and this, by the grace of God, is Dizzy Gillespie in terrific trumpet form when not bringing together his verbal reflections on jazz, its African cultural roots, and continuities across political boundaries and stormy, oily seas.


Thursday, May 26 2005

Dizzy Gillespie: Career: 1937-1992

The greatest trumpeter simply didn't make a single great album. By default, then, this compilation is it: your must-have set for the brilliant bebop master.


Tuesday, December 21 2004

Dizzy Gillespie: Jivin' in Bebop [DVD]


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Friday, January 15 2010

Jazz saxophonist James Moody plays on

James Moody is my hero, and he should be yours. At 84, the irrepressible saxophonist and flutist remains a ferociously creative musician, playing with passion, energy


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