The Alternate Blues

The Alternate Blues

by Dizzy Gillespie

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Overview

The Alternate Blues

This CD is a straight reissue of a Pablo LP. Norman Granz teamed together the very distinctive trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard and Clark Terry with pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Bobby Durham for a "Trumpet Summit." This particular release features (with one exception) unissued material from the session. There are four versions of a slow blues (only the fourth was released before), all of which have very different solos from the three trumpeters. In addition they interact on "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams" and share the spotlight on a three-song ballad medley; Hubbard's "Here's That Rainy Day" is hard to beat. This release is not quite essential but fans of the trumpeters will want to pick it up.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/06/1995
Label: Ojc
UPC: 0025218674423
catalogNumber: 744
Rank: 86614

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dizzy Gillespie   Primary Artist,Trumpet,Track Performer
Joe Pass   Guitar
Oscar Peterson   Piano
Ray Brown   Bass
Clark Terry   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Freddie Hubbard   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Bobby Durham   Drums

Technical Credits

Joe Pass   Contributor
Harry Barris   Composer
Norman Granz   Producer,Liner Notes
Ray Brown   Contributor
Billy Moll   Composer
Dennis Sands   Remixing
Phil Carroll   Art Direction
Ted Koehler   Composer
Bobby Durham   Contributor
Steve Williams   Engineer

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