The Dizzy's Diamonds: The Best of Verve Years

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Many of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's recordings for the Verve label in the '50s and early '60s show him at the peak of his powers. This three-CD set is a sampler of his legacy, with the discs subtitled "Big Band," "Small Groups & Guests" and "In an Afro Cuban, Bossa Nova, Calypso Groove." The programming jumps all over the place and makes little sense but this set serves as a good excuse to acquire 40 performances by the great Gillespie and the many all-stars who recorded with him. Few but the most fanatical veteran Gillespie fans will have all of these selections. This collection filled a void until Verve got around to doing a much more comprehensive Dizzy Gillespie ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Many of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's recordings for the Verve label in the '50s and early '60s show him at the peak of his powers. This three-CD set is a sampler of his legacy, with the discs subtitled "Big Band," "Small Groups & Guests" and "In an Afro Cuban, Bossa Nova, Calypso Groove." The programming jumps all over the place and makes little sense but this set serves as a good excuse to acquire 40 performances by the great Gillespie and the many all-stars who recorded with him. Few but the most fanatical veteran Gillespie fans will have all of these selections. This collection filled a void until Verve got around to doing a much more comprehensive Dizzy Gillespie reissue program.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/22/1992
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731451387524
  • Catalog Number: 513875

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Prelude (5:54)
  2. 2 'bout to Wail (6:46)
  3. 3 Umbrella Man (3:00)
  4. 4 The Chains (9:09)
  5. 5 Birk's Works (4:56)
  6. 6 Stella by Starlight (4:05)
  7. 7 Dizzy's Business (3:36)
  8. 8 Autumn Leaves (3:09)
  9. 9 Dizzy's Blues (11:48)
  10. 10 Flamingo (3:53)
  11. 11 Jordu (4:12)
  12. 12 Evening Sound (4:44)
  13. 13 Take the "A" Train (6:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Blue 'n' Boogie (11:49)
  2. 2 Bonnie's Blues (3:58)
  3. 3 Ool-Ya-Koo (5:37)
  4. 4 Blues After Dark (6:27)
  5. 5 The Heat's On (6:33)
  6. 6 Leap Frog (2:29)
  7. 7 Where's Adam? (3:37)
  8. 8 There Is No Greater Love (3:23)
  9. 9 Just One of Those Things (6:09)
  10. 10 I Know That You Know (5:28)
  11. 11 Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (7:06)
  12. 12 Dizzy Atmosphere (10:55)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Manteca (6:25)
  2. 2 Fiesta Mojo (3:53)
  3. 3 A Night in Tunisia (4:14)
  4. 4 And Then She Stopped (3:18)
  5. 5 Tin Tin Deo (4:15)
  6. 6 Desafinado (3:26)
  7. 7 Africana (7:34)
  8. 8 Pergunte Ao João (2:43)
  9. 9 Caravan (7:19)
  10. 10 This Lovely Feeling (3:02)
  11. 11 Ungawa (3:19)
  12. 12 Begin the Beguine (4:52)
  13. 13 Con Alma (4:59)
  14. 14 Rio Pakistan (11:30)
  15. 15 Jambo (5:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dizzy Gillespie Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Trumpet, Vocals
Lalo Schifrin Piano
Ray Barretto Percussion
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Louie Bellson Drums
Ray Bryant Piano
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Joe Carroll Vocals
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Art Davis Bass
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Herb Ellis Guitar
Victor Feldman Piano
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Stan Getz Tenor Saxophone
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone
Joe Gordon Trumpet
Urbie Green Trombone
Al Grey Trombone
Gigi Gryce Alto Saxophone
Bill Harris Trombone
Louis Hayes Drums
Ernie Henry Alto Saxophone
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Budd Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Quincy Jones Trumpet
Sam Jones Bass
Wynton Kelly Piano
Mel Lewis Drums
Melba Liston Trombone
Pierre Michelot Bass
Billy Mitchell Tenor Saxophone
James Moody Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Lee Morgan Trumpet
Ray Nance Trumpet
Bill Perkins Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Peterson Piano
Bud Powell Piano
Buddy Rich Drums
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Les Spann Guitar
Sonny Stitt Tenor Saxophone
Lucky Thompson French Horn
Julius Watkins French Horn
Leo Wright Flute, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Buddy Clark Bass
Willie Cook Trumpet
Matthew Gee Trombone
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Wade Legge Piano
Rod Levitt Trombone
Frank Rehak Trombone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Nick Travis Trumpet
Joe Wilder Trumpet
Stu Williamson Trumpet
Jimmy Woode Bass
Kati Bell Nubin Vocals
Willie Rodriguez Timpani
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope Alto Saxophone
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
Charlie Kennedy Alto Saxophone
Francisco Aguabella Percussion
Al Porcino Trumpet
Harold Baker Trumpet
Kenny Barron Piano
Mike Barone Trombone
John Barrows French Horn
Benny Carter Conductor, Alto Saxophone
Richard Berg French Horn
Nelson Boyd Bass
Jean-Claude Briodin Vocals
Ray Brown Bass
James Buffington French Horn
Larry Bunker Percussion
Don Butterfield Tuba
Red Callender Tuba
Candido Camero Conga
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone
Clark Terry Trumpet
Kenny Clarke Drums
Henry Coker Trombone
Julio Collazo Percussion
Rudy Collins Drums
Carmen Costa Vocals, Cabasa
Walter Davis Jr. Piano
Talib Dawud Trumpet
Jack Del Rio Bongos
Duke Ellington Piano
Bob Edmondson Trombone
Ernie Wilkins Tenor Saxophone
Paul Faulise Bass Trombone
Kansas Fields Percussion
Marty Flax Baritone Saxophone
Frank Foster Tenor Saxophone
John Frosk Trumpet
Benny Golson Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
J.C. Heard Drums
Al Hendrickson Guitar
René Hernández Piano
Bill Hood Baritone Saxophone
Lex Humphries Drums
Hilton Jefferson Alto Saxophone
J.J. Johnson Trombone
Luis Kant French Horn
Chuck Lampkin Drums
Christiane Legrand Vocals
Eddy Louiss Vocals
Junior Mance Piano
Jose Mangual Percussion
Wendell Marshall Bass
George Matthews Trombone
Ralph Miranda Percussion
Thelonious Monk Piano
Numa Moore Baritone Saxophone
Ubaldo Nieto Percussion
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Jose Paula Vocals
Charlie Persip Drums
Jimmy Powell Alto Saxophone
Emil Richards Percussion
Billy Root Baritone Saxophone
Frank Rosolino Trombone
Curly Russell Bass
John Sanders Trombone
Gunther Schuller French Horn
Sahib Shihab Baritone Saxophone
Kenny Shroyer Trombone
Stuff Smith Violin
Arnett Sparrow Trombone
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Piano
Ray Triscari Trumpet
Carlos "Patato" Valdes Percussion
Carl Warwick Trumpet
Jimmy Wilkins Trombone
Phil Woods Alto Saxophone
Sam Woodyard Drums
Chris White Bass
Robert Rodriguez Bass
Bob Smart Vocals
Ward Swingle Vocals
Tommy Bryant Bass
Al Richman French Horn
Ermet Perry Trumpet
Pee Wee Moore Baritone Saxophone
Claudine Bargs Vocals
Gilbert Valdez Flute
Mimi Perrin Vocals
Stewart Rensey French Horn
Paul E. West Bass
Albert Richmond French Horn
Technical Credits
Lalo Schifrin Arranger
Jon Faddis Liner Notes
Gil Fuller Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Arranger, Composer
Melba Liston Arranger
Ahmad Kharab Salim Arranger
Chano Pozo Composer
Kenny Washington Contributor
Duke Ellington Contributor
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Benny Golson Arranger
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Michael Lang Contributor
Charlie Parker Composer
Phil Schaap Liner Notes
Sheryl Lutz-Brown Art Direction
Gary N. Mayo Remastering
Buster Harding Arranger
Newton Mendonça Composer
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