Gettin' Dizzy: The High Flying Dizzy Gillespie

Gettin' Dizzy: The High Flying Dizzy Gillespie

by Dizzy Gillespie

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Overview

Gettin' Dizzy: The High Flying Dizzy Gillespie

Timeless Dizzy Gillespie represents a nice single-disc overview of the bop stylings that the influential trumpeter/vocalist recorded during the late '40s and early '50s. Although there are better and more representative compilations out there, the Savoy Timeless series is a nice place for curious listeners to start.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/07/2005
Label: Savoy Jazz
UPC: 0795041751027
catalogNumber: 17510

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dizzy Gillespie   Primary Artist,Trumpet,Vocals
Kenny Dorham   Trumpet
Gil Fuller   Vocals
Haig   Piano
Milt Jackson   Organ,Piano,Vibes
Budd Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
John Lewis   Drums
Leo Parker   Baritone Saxophone
Paul Smith   Piano
Slam Stewart   Bass
Sonny Stitt   Alto Saxophone
Dave Burns   Trumpet
Cozy Cole   Drums
John Graas   French Horn
Howard Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Johnny Richards   Conductor
Felix Slatkin   Cello
Percy Heath   Bass
Ray Abrams   Tenor Saxophone
Victor Arno   Violin
Art Blakey   Drums
Ray Brown   Bass
Kenny Burrell   Guitar
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Henry Coker   Trombone
John Coltrane   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Leon Comegys   Trombone
Talib Dawud   Trumpet
Walter Edelstein   Violin
Kansas Fields   Drums
Bill Graham   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Clyde Hart   Piano
J.J. Johnson   Trombone
Warren Luckey   Tenor Saxophone
John Lynch   Trumpet
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone
Curly Russell   Bass
Sarah Vaughan   Vocals
Stuff Smith   Violin
Elmon Wright   Trumpet
Specs Wright   Drums
Eleanor Slatkin   Cello
Dick Kenney   Trombone
Phillip Shuken   Alto Flute
Pee Wee Moore   Trombone
Remo Palmieri   Guitar
Carlos Vidal Bolado   Conga
Harry Steinfeld   Oboe
Gordon Thomas   Trombone
Shirley Thompson   Bassoon
Howard E. Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Askel Issenbuth   Flute
Barbara Whitney   Harp
John Richard Lewis   Piano
Harold Smith   Trombone
Jack Shukman   Violin
Harold "Hal" Smith   Trombone
Paul "Scooby" Smith   Piano
Jones   Drums
Dick Kenny   Trombone
Barbara Whitney   Harp
Jack Shukman   Violin
Carlos Vidal Bolado   Conga
Talib Dawuud   Trumpet
Phil Shukin   Alto Flute
Cy Bernhard   Cello

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Tadd Dameron   Composer
Gil Fuller   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Johnny Richards   Arranger
Chano Pozo   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Kenny Clarke   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Juan Tizol   Composer
Bill Milkowski   Annotation
Jimmy Sherman   Composer
Fred Fisher   Composer
Ram Ramirez   Composer
Chris Carroll   Art Direction

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