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Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzys Big 4 – Cassette

 

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Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzys Big 4 – Cassette

Dizzy’s Big 4 is a live jazz album by the legendary trumpeter and bandleader Dizzy Gillespie. The album was recorded in 1974 and released in 1975. It features Dizzy Gillespie collaborating with three other prominent jazz musicians: guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Mickey Roker.

Dizzy’s Big 4 showcases the virtuosity and improvisational skills of these musicians. The album includes a mix of original compositions and jazz standards, with each musician given ample space to showcase their individual talents through solos and ensemble playing.

With Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, Gillespie ushered in the era of brash, speedy, lopsided jazz known as bebop. In the 1950s he began using a trumpet with the bell angled upward at 45 degrees, a quirk which became his signature. He toured and performed right up to his death in 1993. Among his most popular tunes were “A Night in Tunisia” and “Salt Peanuts.”

The collaboration between Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, and Mickey Roker resulted in a dynamic and exciting recording that captures the energy and creativity of these jazz legends. Dizzy’s Big 4 is highly regarded among jazz enthusiasts and serves as a testament to the enduring musical legacy of Dizzy Gillespie and his innovative approach to jazz.

Easily recognized by his puffed-out cheeks and unusual angular trumpet, Dizzie Gillespie was one of the key figures in the birth of bebop jazz. Nicknamed “Dizzy” because of his comical antics, Gillespie played trumpet in the 1930s in bands led by Teddy Hill and Lionel Hampton. Throughout the ’40s and ’50s Gillespie led his own bands, both big and small, and toured the world playing his complex and upbeat music.

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Song List
Frelimo
Hurry Home
Russian Lullaby
Be Bop (Dizzy’s Fingers)
Birks Works
September Song
Jitterbug Waltz

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