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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Trombonist/arranger Slide Hampton pays tribute to the recently deceased Dizzy Gillespie during a collection mostly consisting of Dizzy's compositions. Hampton utilizes "The Jazz Masters," an all-star medium-size group also including trumpeters Jon Faddis, Roy Hargrove and Claudio Roditi, himself and Steve Turre on trombones, bass trombonist Douglas Purviance, the reeds of David Sanchez, Antonio Hart and Jimmy Heath, pianist Danilo Perez, bassist George Mraz and drummer Lewis Nash. Although there is a certain amount of predictability in their treatments of such tunes as "Bebop," "Tour De Force" and "A Night In Tunisia" and "Overture" after a few song quotes becomes "Blue ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Trombonist/arranger Slide Hampton pays tribute to the recently deceased Dizzy Gillespie during a collection mostly consisting of Dizzy's compositions. Hampton utilizes "The Jazz Masters," an all-star medium-size group also including trumpeters Jon Faddis, Roy Hargrove and Claudio Roditi, himself and Steve Turre on trombones, bass trombonist Douglas Purviance, the reeds of David Sanchez, Antonio Hart and Jimmy Heath, pianist Danilo Perez, bassist George Mraz and drummer Lewis Nash. Although there is a certain amount of predictability in their treatments of such tunes as "Bebop," "Tour De Force" and "A Night In Tunisia" and "Overture" after a few song quotes becomes "Blue & Boogie", the remarkable lineup of musicians cannot be passed over lightly.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/1993
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408332326
  • Catalog Number: 83323
  • Sales rank: 102,426

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Slide Hampton Primary Artist, Trombone, Track Performer
Jon Faddis Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Roy Hargrove Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Antonio Hart Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Jimmy Heath Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jazz Masters Track Performer
Danilo Pérez Piano
Lewis Nash Drums
George Mraz Bass
Douglas Purviance Bass, Trombone, Tuba
Claudio Roditi Trumpet
David Sanchez Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Steve Turre Trombone
Technical Credits
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Michael Bishop Engineer
Charles Fishman Producer
Benny Golson Liner Notes
Kenneth Hamann Engineer
Frank Paparelli Composer
Jack Renner Engineer
John Snyder Producer
Robert Woods Producer, Executive Producer
Anilda Carrasquillo Art Direction
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