LP – Limited Edition 180g Vinyl
“Dizzy Gillespie’s second great big band at the peak of its powers. This brilliant album captures one of the high points of Dizzy’s remarkable career and is highly recommended.” (Scott Yanow)
Dizzy & His Orchestra: Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet & vocals; Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, Talib Ahmad Dawud, trumpets; Melba Liston, Al Grey, Ray Connors, trombones; Jimmy Powell, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Benny Golson, tenor saxes; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Mary Lou Williams, piano on B4 only replacing Kelly; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums. Recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, July 6, 1957. Original recording produced by Norman Granz.
01 Dizzy’s Blues
02 School Days
02 I Remember Clifford
03 Cool Breeze
04 Carioca 3:49 (*)
(*) Bonus track: From the same concert, but not included on the original LP.