Dizzy Gillespie Catalog

1937 (age 20)

Teddy Hill - San Anton' / King Porter Stomp  (Bluebird B-6988)

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Dillard (trumpet, vocals) Dicky Wells (trombone) Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone) Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone) Sam Allen (piano) John Smith (guitar) Richard Fullbright (bass) Bill Beason (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1937
010206-1San Anton'

Teddy Hill - I'm Happy, Darling, Dancing With You / Blue Rhythm Fantasy  (Bluebird B-6989)

Shad Collins, Bill Dillard, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone) Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone) Sam Allen (piano) John Smith (guitar) Richard Fullbright (bass) Bill Beason (drums): Dillard plays (trumpet)
NYC, May 17, 1937
010207-1I'm Happy, Darling, Dancing With You

Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPV 530)

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Dillard (trumpet, vocals -1, trumpet -2,3) Dicky Wells (trombone) Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone) Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone) Sam Allen (piano) John Smith (guitar) Richard Fullbright (bass) Bill Beason (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1937
1. 010208-1Yours And Mine
2. 010210-1King Porter Stomp
3. 010211-1Blue Rhythm Fantasy
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1,2) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1946
1. D6VB1682-152nd Street Theme (take 1)
2. D6VB1683-2Night In Tunisia (incomplete take)
3. D6VB1685-2Anthropology (take 2)
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos)
NYC, December 22, 1947
D7VB2932-1Algo Bueno (Woody'n You)
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, December 30, 1947
D7VB3093-1Ool-Ya-Koo
Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Joe Harris (congas) Sabu Martinez (bongos)
NYC, December 29, 1948
D8VB4148-1Guarachi Guaro
D8VB4150-1Lover Come Back To Me
Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas)
NYC, May 6, 1949
D8VB4151-2I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 2)
Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Andy Duryea, Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, July 6, 1949
D9VB1796-1In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee

Teddy Hill - Yours And Mine / I'm Feeling Like A Million  (Bluebird B-7013)

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Dillard (trumpet, vocals) Dicky Wells (trombone) Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone) Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone) Sam Allen (piano) John Smith (guitar) Richard Fullbright (bass) Bill Beason (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1937
010209-1I'm Feeling Like A Million

1939

Lionel Hampton - When Lights Are Low / Hot Mallets  (Victor 26371)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Clyde Hart (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1939
041406-1When Lights Are Low
** also issued on His Master's Voice JK-2172, X-6572; Blue Ace 234.

Lionel Hampton - One Sweet Letter From You / Early Session Hop  (Victor 26393)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals -1, vibraphone -2) Clyde Hart (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1939
1. 041407-1One Sweet Letter From You
2. 041409-1Early Session Hop
** also issued on His Master's Voice B-9027, JK-2240, K-8432.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings  (Bluebird 07863 66528-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Clyde Hart (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1939
041408-1Hot Mallets

1941

Charlie Christian/Dizzy Gillespie - After Hours  (Esoteric ES 548)

Dizzy Gillespie, unknown (trumpet) Chu Berry, Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Nick Fenton (bass) Doc West (drums)
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, May, 1941
Stardust #1
Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Guy (trumpet) Kenny Kersey (piano) Nick Fenton (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Kerouac
omit Guy
Stardust #2
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1932-2.

1942

Les Hite - I Remember You / Jersey Bounce  (Hit 7001)

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Wilder, Walter Williams (trumpet) Alfred Cobbs, Leon Comegys, Allen Durham (trombone) John Brown, Floyd Turnham (alto saxophone) Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn (tenor saxophone) Sol Moore (baritone saxophone) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Frank Pasley (guitar) Benny Booker (bass) Oscar Bradley (drums) Jimmy Anderson (vocals -1) Les Hite (director)
NYC, circa January, 1942
1. W151I Remember You
2. W152Jersey Bounce

Les Hite - Idaho / One Dozen Roses  (Hit 7002)

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Wilder, Walter Williams (trumpet) Alfred Cobbs, Leon Comegys, Allen Durham (trombone) John Brown, Floyd Turnham (alto saxophone) Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn (tenor saxophone) Sol Moore (baritone saxophone) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Frank Pasley (guitar) Benny Booker (bass) Oscar Bradley (drums) Jimmy Anderson (vocals -2) Les Hite (director)
NYC, circa January, 1942
1. W153Idaho
2. W154One Dozen Roses

1943

Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943  (Stash ST 260)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Room 305 Of Savoy Hotel, Chicago, IL, February 15, 1943
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Lincoln Square", NY, May 30, 1945
Sweet Georgia Brown (incomplete)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (piano) Red Callender (bass) Doc West (drums)
California, February, 1946
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2
** also issued on Stash STCD 260.

1944

Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist  (Delmark DD-459)

Vic Coulsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Vanderveer (trumpet) Leonard Lowry, Leo Parker (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 16, 1944
R1000Woody'n You
R1001Bu-Dee-Daht
R1002Yesterdays
Johnson plays (tenor,baritone saxophone)
NYC, February 22, 1944
R1003Disorder At The Border
R1004Feeling Zero
R1005Rainbow Mist (Body And Soul)

Billy Eckstine - Mr. B  (Ember (E) FA 2010)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger)
NYC, December 5, 1944
118-2If That's The Way You Feel
119-4I Want To Talk About You
120-3Blowing The Blues Away
121-2Opus X
122I'll Wait And Pray

Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away  (Swingtime (E) ST 1015)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
120Blowing The Blues Away

Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B  (Audio Lab AL 1549)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
123The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Mike Bryan (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Specs Powell (drums) Rubberlegs Williams (vocals -1/5)
NYC, January 4, 1945
1. W3301What's The Matter Now
2. W3302I Want Every Bit Of It
3. W3303That's The Blues
4. W3304G.I. Blues
5. -G.I. Blues (4-F Blues)
6. W3305Dream Of You
7. W3306Seventh Avenue
8. W3307Sorta Kinda
9. W3308Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh Ooh
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat Jaffe (piano -1,3) Tadd Dameron (piano -2) Bill DeArango (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
NYC, May 25, 1945
1. W3325What More Can A Woman Do
2. W3326I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream
3. W3327Mean To Me

Benny Goodman/Louis Armstrong/Duke Ellington/Dizzy Gillespie - The Jazz Makers  (Columbia CL 1036)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Irv Kluger (drums)
NYC, January 9, 1945
W1223I Can't Get Started

Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV  (Epic LN 24030)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Irv Kluger (drums): same session
NYC, January 9, 1945
W1224Good Bait

Various Artists - Live Sessions At Minton's  (Everest FS 219)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Irv Kluger (drums): same session
NYC, January 9, 1945
W1225Salt Peanuts (Salted Peanuts)
W1226Be-Bop (Dizzy's Fingers)

Various Artists - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 2  (Xanadu 124)

Bill Coleman, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, unknown (trumpet) Vic Dickenson, Benny Morton, unknown, Trummy Young (trombone) Johnny Bothwell, unknown (alto saxophone) Don Byas, unknown (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Rubberlegs Williams (vocals -2/4)
NYC, January 9, 1945
1. W1218Something For You (Chance It) (Max Is Making Wax)
2. W1219Worried Life Blues
3. W1220Empty Bed Blues, Part 1
4. W1221Empty Bed Blues, Part 2

Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Meets Stravinsky  (Savoy MG 12040)

Tommy Allison, Stan Fishelson, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris (trumpet) Walter Robertson (trumpet, trombone) Jack Carmen, Ollie Wilson, Trummy Young (trombone) Johnny Bothwell, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Joe Megro (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Ike Carpenter (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Mickey Mendi (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Boyd Raeburn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 27, 1945
G543-1March Of The Boyds
G549-2Summertime
Oscar Pettiford (bass) replaces Mendi
NYC, January, 1945
G542-2A Night In Tunisia

Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946  (Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1945
G554Groovin' High

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
NYC, February 9, 1945
G555Blue 'N' Boogie
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Remo Palmieri (guitar) Slam Stewart (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1945
G554A-1Groovin' High
G556All The Things You Are
G557Dizzy Atmosphere
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 11, 1945
G565A-1Salt Peanuts
G568A-1Hot House
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1946
5498Oop Bop Sha Bam
5500That's Earl, Brother
Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Ray Orr (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Al Moore (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, June 10, 1946
5550Our Delight
Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1946
5609One Bass Hit, Part 2
5610Ray's Idea
5611Things To Come
Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Matthew McKay, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Taswell Baird, Al Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) John Brown, Scoops Carey (alto saxophone) Bill Frazier, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, November 12, 1946
5789Emanon

Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude  (EmArcy MG 36017)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Gene Sedric (clarinet) Sammy Price (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Leonard Ware (guitar) Oscar Smith (bass) Doc West (drums) Albinia Jones (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1945
NSC49Evil Gal Blues

Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues  (Savoy SJL 2233)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Gene Sedric (clarinet) Sammy Price (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Leonard Ware (guitar) Oscar Smith (bass) Doc West (drums) Albinia Jones (vocals): same session
NYC, April 14, 1945
NSC50Salty Papa Blues
NSC51Albinia's Blues
NSC52Don't You Wear No Black

Lionel Hampton - All American Award Concert  (MCA (F) 510.142)

Wendell Culley, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Killian, Joe Morris, Dave Page, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Abdul Hamid, Al Hayse, John Morris, Andrew Penn (trombone) Gus Evans (clarinet, alto saxophone) Herbie Fields (clarinet, alto,soprano saxophone) Arnett Cobb, Jay Peters (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair (bass) Fred Radcliffe (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 15, 1945
Red Cross

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning  (Prestige PR 24030)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -2)
NYC, May 11, 1945
1. G566A-1Shaw 'Nuff
2. G567A-1Lover Man
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1946
5497One Bass Hit, Part 1
5499A Handfulla Gimme
Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Ray Orr (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Al Moore (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, June 10, 1946
5551Good Dues Blues
Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1946
5612He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped
Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Matthew McKay, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Taswell Baird, Al Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) John Brown, Scoops Carey (alto saxophone) Bill Frazier, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, November 12, 1946
5788I Waited For You

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 17  (Philology (It) W 847.2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1945
Blue 'N' Boogie (incomplete)

Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session  (Dial LP 903)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945
T8-AHallelujah
T8-F-
T9-BGet Happy
T9-D-
J.C. Heard (drums) replaces Powell
T10-ASlam Slam Blues (Bird's Blues)
T10-BSlam Slam Blues
T11-ACongo Blues
T11-AACongo Blues (uncomplete take)
T11-BB-
T11-CCongo Blues

Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 5  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 105)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945
T8-EHallelujah (Sing Hallelujah!)

Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 127)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945
T11-BCongo Blues

Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945  (Uptown UPCD 27.51)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1,2,6,7) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums -1/5) Sid Catlett (drums -6,7)
"Town Hall", NYC, June 22, 1945
1.Intro
2.Bebop
3.A Night In Tunisia
4.Groovin' High
5.Salt Peanuts
6.Hot House
7.52nd Street Theme

The Genius Of Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12014)

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1, trumpet, piano -2) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)
2. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (Cocoa)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jack McVea (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Slim Gaillard (piano, guitar, vocals) Bam Brown (bass, vocals) Zutty Singleton (drums)
probably Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945
BTJ38-2Dizzy Boogie (take 2)
BTJ39-2Flat Foot Floogie (orig.-take 2)
BTJ40-2Popity Pop (orig.-take 1)
BTJ41RESlim's Jam (new-take 2)

Charlie Parker Story  (Savoy MG 12079)

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/7) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1/7,9, trumpet, piano -8) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5850-1Billie's Bounce (new-take 1)
2. S5850-2Billie's Bounce (short-take 2)
3. S5850-3Billie's Bounce (new-take 3)
4. S5850-4Billie's Bounce (new-take 4)
5. S5851-1Now's The Time (short-take 1)
6. S5851-2Now's The Time (short-take 2)
7. S5851-3Now's The Time (new-take 3)
8. S5853-1Ko-Ko (short-take 1)
9.Meandering (new-take 1)

Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2  (Savoy MG 12009)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dizzy Gillespie (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)

The Immortal Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12001)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dizzy Gillespie (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)

Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 123)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (announcer)
AFRS Jubilee, NBC Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945
Dizzy Atmosphere
Shaw 'Nuff
Groovin' High

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 4  (Philology (It) 214 W 18)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) and others
probably NYC, 1945
Donna Lee
Groovin' High

1946

Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird  (Meexa Discox 1776)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone, vocals) Luckey Tompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
WEAF radio broadcast, "Billy Berg's Supper Club", Hollywood, CA, January 24, 1946
Salt Peanuts

Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 2  (Verve MG VOL.2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Killian (trumpet -3,4) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -3,4) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
1. 411 | 266Crazy Rhythm, Part 1
2. 412 | 267Crazy Rhythm, Part 2
3. 413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
4. 414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2

Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 5  (Verve MG VOL.5)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
309The Man I Love, Part 1
310The Man I Love, Part 2
311The Man I Love, Part 3
312The Man I Love, Part 4
313The Man I Love, Part 5
314The Man I Love, Part 6

Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers - Hot Piano  (Tops L 1639)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, Snooky Young (trumpet) Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington (trombone) Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Freddie Simon, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano, vocals) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946
BW183-2RNight And Day
BW184-2Weepin' Willie
BW185-2LEvery Time I Think Of You
BW186-2LBaranco Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight  (Phoenix Jazz LP 4)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Roy Hall (drums) + 6 strings, 4 woodwinds, a harp, a french horn, Johnny Richards (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, January or February, 1946
PAR-101-AThe Way You Look Tonight (Part One)
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (Part Two)
PAR-102-AWho (Part Three)
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (Part Four)

Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 101)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) George Handy (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 5, 1946
D1000Diggin' Diz (Bongo Beep)

Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Berman/Fats Navarro - Modern Jazz Trumpets  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 132)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone, vocals) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, vocals) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946
D1001-EConfirmation
D1002-EDiggin' For Diz
D1003-ADynamo A (Dynamo)
D1003-BDynamo B (Dynamo A)
D1004-EWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream
D1005-A'Round Midnight
D1005-B-

Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets  (Dial LP 212)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone, vocals) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, vocals) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946
D1004-BWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream

The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPM 2398)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1/3) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1946
1. D6VB1682-252nd Street Theme (take 2)
2. D6VB1683-1Night In Tunisia (take 1)
3. D6VB1684-1Ol' Man Rebop
4. D6VB1685-1Anthropology (take 1)
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos)
NYC, December 30, 1947
D7VB3090-1Manteca
D7VB3092-1Good Bait
D7VB3094-1Minor Walk
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 2398.

Tony Scott/Slam Stewart/Don Byas/Big Sid Catlett - 52nd Street, Vol. 1  (Onyx ORI 203)

Dizzy Gillespie as B. Bopstein (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -1)
NYC, March 6, 1946
1. S1120All Too Soon
2. S1121You're Only Happy When I'm Blue
3. S1122Ten Lessons With Timothy

Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite  (Hi-Fly H 01)

Dave Burns, Talib Dawud, Kenny Dorham, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Alim Moore (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Luckey (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -8/11) Thelonious Monk (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, May-June, 1946
1.Our Delight
2.Ray's Idea
3.Cool Breeze
4.One Bass Hit
5.Groovin' High
6.Second Balcony Jump
7.unknown title
8.'Round Midnight
9.Oo-Bup-Sh' Bam
10.The Man I Love
11.Things To Come
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946
Things To Come
Things To Come (alt. take)
Second Balcony Jump
Groovin' High
Our Delight
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June, 1946
Don't Blame Me
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946
unknown title
One Bass Hit
The Man I Love
Oop Bop Sh'bam
'Round Midnight
Ray's Idea
Cool Breeze

The Dizzy Gillespie Story  (Savoy MG 12110)

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Brown (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 25, 1946
S3354-2For Hecklers Only
S3355BSmoky Hollow Jump
S3356BBoppin' The Blues (Dizz-Moody)
S3357BMoody Speaks
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Henry Coker, Dick Kenny, Harold Smith (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Philip Shuken (alto flute) Askell Issenbuth (flute) Harry Steinfeld (oboe) Shirley Thompson (bassoon) Victor Arno, Walt Edelstein, Jack Shulman, Felix Slatkin (violin) Cy Bernhard, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Barbara Whitney (harp) Paul Smith (piano) Jack Cascales (bass) Specs Wright (drums) Carlos Vidal Bolado (congas) Johnny Richards (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1950
D385-5 | D393Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
D386-4 | D394Lullaby Of The Leaves
D387-3 | D395Million Dollar Baby
D388-5 | D396What Is There To Say
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1950
D389-6 | D397Alone Together
D390-7 | D398These Are The Things I Love
D391-5 | D399On The Alamo
D392-3 | D340Interlude In C

1947 (age 30)

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier  (RCA Victor LJM 1009)

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Taswell Baird, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) John Collins (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, August 22, 1947
D7VB1542-1Ow!
D7VB1544-1Two Bass Hit
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos -1, congas, bongos, chanting vocals -2)
NYC, December 22, 1947
1. D7VB2934-1Cubana Be
2. D7VB2935-1Cubana Bop
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos)
NYC, December 30, 1947
D7VB3091Woody'n You
Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1, trumpet, vocals -2) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Joe Harris (congas) Sabu Martinez (bongos)
NYC, December 29, 1948
1. D8VB4149-1Duff Capers
2. D8VB4151-1I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 1)
Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas)
NYC, April 14, 1949
D9VB471-1Swedish Suite
D9VB472-1St. Louis Blues
same personnel
NYC, May 6, 1949
D9VB1010-1Dizzier And Dizzier (Katy)
Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -1, trumpet -2) Andy Duryea, Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas) Joe Carroll (vocals -1)
NYC, July 6, 1949
1. D9VB1793-1Hey Pete! Le's Eat Mo' Meat
2. D9VB1794-1Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era  (RCA Victor LPV 519)

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -1, trumpet -2) Taswell Baird, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) John Collins (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Kenny Hagood (vocals -1)
NYC, August 22, 1947
1. D7VB1543-1Oop-Pop-A-Da
2. D7VB1545-1Stay On It
Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Ted Kelly, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, bongos) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, December 22, 1947
D7VB2933-1Cool Breeze
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)
Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, May 6, 1949
D9VB1011-1Jump Did-Le Ba

Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 107)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947
Ko-Ko I
Hot House
Fine And Dandy
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carl Caruso (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947
Ko-Ko II
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
How Deep Is The Ocean
Tiger Rag
52nd Street Theme
** also issued on Zim ZM 1001.

Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bebop's Heartbeat  (Savoy SJL 1177)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947
13000A Night In Tunisia, Part 1
13001A Night In Tunisia, Part 2
13002Dizzy Atmosphere
13003Groovin' High, Part 1
13004Groovin' High, Part 2
13005Confirmation (Riff Warmer)
Ko-Ko

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra  (Arco AL 8)

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Ore, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Joe Taswell Baird, William Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Chano Pozo (congas) Lorenzo Salan (bongos) Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (vocals) Tadd Dameron, Gil Fuller, George Russell (arranger)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947
N1791-EFestival In Cuba
N1792-2EPanic In Puerto Rico
N1793-2EBop Salad
N1794-EA Serenade In Fifths
N1795-B2To Be Sure

The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions  (Capitol M 11031)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2933-4Leap Here
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) + Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Shelly Manne (drums)
2934-4Metronome Riff

1948

Dizzy Gillespie - Paris, Salle Pleyel, 28 Fevrier 1948: 15eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 49  (Vogue (F) LD 651-30)

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Ted Kelly, Bill Shepherd (trombone) John Brown, Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Joe Gales, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (congas) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 28, 1948
Oop-Pop-A-Da
'Round Midnight
Woody'n You (Algo Bueno)
I Can't Get Started
Two Bass Hit
Good Bait
Afro-Cuban Suite
Ool-Ya-Koo
Things To Come
** also issued on Mode (F) CMDINT 9849 entitled "Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948: The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 43". Vogue (E) VRL 3011 entitled "Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948". Prestige PR 7818 entitled "The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra At Salle Pleyel, Paris, France".

The Original Dizzy Gillespie Big Band In Concert  (Gene Norman Presents GNP 23)

Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Cindy Duryea, Bill Shepherd, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) John Brown (alto saxophone, vocals) Joe Gayles, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Chano Pozo (congas, vocals)
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, July 19, 1948
Emanon
Ool-Ya-Koo
Stay On It
Good Bait
One Bass Hit
Manteca
'Round Midnight
I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Jazz Legacy (F) JL 60 entitled "Pasadena Concert 1948: Jazz Legacy 10". GNP/ZYX (E) GNPD 23 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And His Big Band In Concert Featuring Chano Pozo".

1949

The Metronome All-Star Bands  (RCA Camden CAL 426)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0021-1Overtime (shorter take)
omit Davis, Navarro, Johnson, Caceres
D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)
** also issued on RCA Camden (E) CDN 112.

Various Artists - Great Jazz Reeds  (RCA Camden CAL 339)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): add Miles Davis, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alt. take)

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest  (RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB)

Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant (trombone) John Brown, Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) James Forman (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Vince Guerra (congas) Johnny Hartman (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1949
D9VB473-1I Should Care
D9VB474-1That Old Black Magic
same personnel
NYC, May 6, 1949
D9VB1009You Go To My Head
Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson (trombone) replaces Hurt, Tarrant
NYC, July 6, 1949
D9VB1795-1If Love Is Trouble

Tadd Dameron/Babs Gonzales/Dizzy Gillespie - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 13: Strictly Bebop  (Capitol M 11059)

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) John Collins (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Tiny Irvin (vocals)
NYC, November 21, 1949
4316Say When
4317Tally Ho
4318You Stole My Wife, You Horse Thief
Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Floyd Smith (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carlos Duchesne (congas) Francisco Pozo (bongos) Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin (vocals)
NYC, January 9, 1950
4332Oo-La-La

Dizzy Gillespie/Lennie Tristano - Jazz Of The Forties: Hot VS Cool  (Capitol (J) CR-8084)

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) John Collins (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Tiny Irvin (vocals)
NYC, November 21, 1949
4319I Can't Remember
Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Floyd Smith (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carlos Duchesne (congas) Francisco Pozo (bongos) Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin (vocals)
NYC, January 9, 1950
4333Honeysuckle Rose

1950

Various Artists - Esquire's World Of Jazz  (Capitol TBO 1970)

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Floyd Smith (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carlos Duchesne (congas) Francisco Pozo (bongos) Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin (vocals)
NYC, January 9, 1950
4330Coast To Coast

Various Artists - The History Of Jazz, Vol. 4: Enter The Cool  (Capitol T 796)

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Al Gibson (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Floyd Smith (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carlos Duchesne (congas) Francisco Pozo (bongos) Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin (vocals): same session
NYC, January 9, 1950
4331Carambola

The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars  (Harmony HL 7044)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1950
CO42629-1Double Date
CO42630-1No Figs

Various Artists - Our Best  (Clef MGC 639)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido

The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz  (Verve MGV 8006)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, June 6, 1950
411-3An Oscar For Treadwell
411-4-
412-3Mohawk
412-6-
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-4Leap Frog
414-6-
415-2Relaxin' With Lee
415-3-

The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird  (Verve (J) J00J-29001/10)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, June 6, 1950
413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)
413-1My Melancholy Baby
414-1Leap Frog
414-2-
414-3-
414-5-
414-7-
414-9-
414-10-
415-1Relaxin' With Lee
415-5-

Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie/Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants  (New Jazz NJLP 8296)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Jimmy Oliver (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, September 16, 1950
108She's Gone Again
109ANice Work If You Can Get It
110AThinking Of You
111Too Much Weight
** also issued on Prestige PR 16002.

1951

Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951  (Oberon 5100)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, January 6, 1951
Congo Blues
Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951
Good Bait
add J.J. Johnson (trombone)
"Birdland", NYC, February 3, 1951
Birks' Works
I Can't Get Started
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
John Lewis (piano) Carl "Kansas" Fields (drums) replaces Taylor, Blakey
"Birdland", NYC, March 17, 1951
Birks' Works (air check 2)

Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works  (Duke (It) D 1019)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, January 6, 1951
Ooh-Pa-Pa-Dah
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951
Birks' Works
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)

Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951, Vol. 2  (Broadcast Tributes 0009)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals): same session
"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951
Good Groove
Tin Tin Deo, No. 1
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, January 20, 1951
Groovin' High
A Night In Tunisia
add J.J. Johnson (trombone)
"Birdland", NYC, February 3, 1951
Good Bait
John Lewis (piano) Carl "Kansas" Fields (drums) replaces Taylor, Blakey
"Birdland", NYC, March 17, 1951
Tin Tin Deo, No. 3
The Champ
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Dizzy Gillespie - School Days  (Regent MG 6043)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Coltrane (alto,tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Carl "Kansas" Fields (drums) Freddy Strong (vocals)
Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951
4010We Love To Boogie
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, April 16, 1951
3636Lady Be Good
3637Love Me Pretty Baby
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1951
1206I'm In A Mess
1210School Days
Bopsie's Blues
I Couldn't Beat The Rap
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Stuff Smith (violin) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano, organ, vocals) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, October 25, 1951
2301Nobody Knows The Trouble (I've Seen)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Bernie Griggs (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952
2307Umbrella Man
2308Pop's Confessin'
** also issued on Savoy MG 12204 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll".

Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ  (Savoy MG 12047)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Coltrane (alto,tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Carl "Kansas" Fields (drums) Freddy Strong (vocals)
Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951
4015Tin Tin Deo
4020Birks' Works
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, April 16, 1951
3638The Champ, Part 1&2
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1951
1500Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Stuff Smith (violin) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano, organ, vocals) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, October 25, 1951
2300Caravan
2302The Bluest Blues
2303On The Sunny Side Of The Street
2304Stardust
2305Time On My Hands
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Bernie Griggs (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952
2309Oo-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee
2310They Can't Take That Away From Me

Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland  (Columbia JC 34831)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1951
Blue 'N' Boogie
Anthropology
'Round Midnight
A Night In Tunisia
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks  (Klacto (E) MG 102)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
radio broadcast, Voice Of America, "Birdland", NYC, spring 1951
How High The Moon
Ornithology
Hot House
Embraceable You

Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days  (Savoy SJL 2209)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1951
Bopsie's Blues (alt. take)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Stuff Smith (violin) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano, organ, vocals) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, October 25, 1951
2300Caravan (alt. take)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Bernie Griggs (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952
2306Blue Skies

1952

Charlie Parker - New Bird, Vol. 2  (Phoenix Jazz LP 12)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Sandy Block (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
Dumont TV Studios, NYC, February 24, 1952
Hot House

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad  (Atlantic LP 1257)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals -1,4)
NYC, February 29, 1952
1. 805Groovin' The Nursery Rhymes
2. 806This Is Happiness
3. 807Dizz' Tune (Mrs. Diz)
4. 808Love Is Here To Stay
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Humberto Morales (congas)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952
14777 | 877Cognac Blues
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15174 | 939Lullaby In Rhythm
15175 | 945Just Blues (One More Blues)
15180 | 938Mama's Blues (Blues Chante) (Mrs. Dizzy Blues)

Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You  (Barclay (F) 820.122)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Humberto Morales (congas)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952
14776 | 875Cocktails For Two
14780 | 941Blue And Sentimental
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur (trombone) Rene Bigerille (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Jean Louchez (bassoon) Albert Gillot (clarinet) Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage (violin) Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier (viola) Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Jo Boyer, Daniel White (arranger)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952
14789The Man I Love
14790Night And Day
14791Sweet And Lovely
14792My Old Flame
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15173 | 943When It's Sleepy Time Down South
15179Blue Moon
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings
Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953
17106Stormy Weather
17107Jealousie
17108The Very Thought Of You

Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953  (Universal (F) 980 986-3)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Humberto Morales (congas)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952
14778 | 876Moon Nocturne
14779 | 942Sabla-Y-Blu
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur (trombone) Rene Bigerille (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Jean Louchez (bassoon) Albert Gillot (clarinet) Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage (violin) Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier (viola) Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Jo Boyer, Daniel White (arranger)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952
14790Night And Day (alt. take)
14791Sweet And Lovely (alt. take 1)
-Sweet And Lovely (alt. take 2)
14792My Old Flame (alt. take)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
14795They Can't Take That Away From Me
-They Can't Take That Away From Me (alt. take)
14796Taking A Chance On Love (alt. take 1)
-Taking A Chance On Love (alt. take 2)
-Taking A Chance On Love (Break At The Beginning)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15174Lullaby In Rhythm (alt. take)
15178Summertime
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings
Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953
17104Undecided
17105The Way You Look Tonight

Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra  (Barclay (F) 844.006)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Humberto Morales (congas)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952
14781 | 878Just One More Chance
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15177 | 944Ain't Misbehavin'
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings
Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953
17109Fine And Dandy
17110I've Got You Under My Skin
17111Pennies From Heaven
** also issued on Fontana (E) TL 5343.

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 8  (Vogue (F) LD 496-30)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Umberto Canto (congas)
Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952
52V4210-1 | BN2003Hurry Home
52V4213I Cover The Waterfront
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4224 | BN2010CCC Blues (Cripple Crapple Crutch)
52V4227-1 | BN2006She's Funny That Way
52V4228 | BN2005Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
52V4229 | BN2001Sweet Lorraine
52V4230 | BN2007Everything Happens To Me
52V4231I Don't Know Why
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Nat Peck (trombone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Paris, France, February 22, 1953
53V4459Always
53V4460-2My Man (alt. take) (Mon Homme (alt. take))
53V4462Watch Out (Fais Gaffe)
53V4463Moon Nocturne
53V4464This Is The Way
53V4465'S Wonderful
** also issued on GNP Crescendo GNP 9028 entitled "Dizzy!".

Dizzy Gillespie - Havin' A Good Time In Paris, Vol. 1: Jazz Legacy 39  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Umberto Canto (congas)
Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952
52V4210-2Hurry Home (alt. take)
52V4211-1Afro-Paris (incomplete)
52V4211-2Afro-Paris (alt. take)
52V4212-1 | BN2008Say Eh!
52V4212-2Say Eh! (alt. take)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4225 | BN2002Lady Bird (Dizzy Song)
52V4226 | BN2009Somebody Loves Me
52V4227-2She's Funny That Way (alt. take)

Various Artists - Les Grands Jazzmen Jouent Paris  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9841)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Umberto Canto (congas)
Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952
52V4211-3 | BN2004Afro-Paris

Dizzy Gillespie/Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris  (Verve MGV 8015)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur (trombone) Rene Bigerille (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Jean Louchez (bassoon) Albert Gillot (clarinet) Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage (violin) Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier (viola) Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Jo Boyer, Daniel White (arranger)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952
14793I Waited For You
14794Ghost Of A Chance
** originally intended as Clef MGC 747.

Dizzy Gillespie  (Blue Star (F) BLP 6807)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15176Blue Marine

Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1  (Atlantic ALS 138)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums): same session
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
940Fragile

Charlie Parker - Cheers  (S.C.A.M. JPG 2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Walter Yost (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Candido (percussion) Bob Garrity (announcer)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 15, 1952
A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme

Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool: A Battle Of Jazz  (MGM E 3286)

Jimmy McPartland (cornet -2) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dick Cary (trumpet -2) Don Elliott (mellophone -1,3,4, trumpet -2) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet -3) Ray Abrams (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Hot versus Cool", "Birdland", NYC, November 24, 1952
1. 52S509Muskrat Ramble
2. 52S510Battle Of Blues
3. 52S511Indiana
4. 52S512How High The Moon

1953

Various Artists - Super Collection Kangourou, No. 2  (Vogue (F) SCK 02-30)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals, congas) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953
52V4225-2Rehearsal Blues (Intro)

Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz  (Disques Swing (F) C 103)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals, congas) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same session
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953
The Champ

Dizzy Gillespie - Concert Salle Pleyel 1953: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 29  (Vogue (F) LD 574-30)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals, congas) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same session
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953
Good Bait
Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
My Man (Mon Homme)
(I've Got) The Bluest Blues (Intermission)
Birks' Works
53V4597 | V7834Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee
53V4598They Can't Take That Away From Me
Tin Tin Deo
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
School Days (Ending) (Paris Swing)
** also issued on Mode (F) CMDINT 9859 entitled "The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 48". Vogue (E) VRL 3003 entitled "Concert Salle Pleyel 1953".

Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete Pleyel Concert 9 Fevrier 1953  (Vogue (F) 429002)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals, congas) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same session
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance
Oh, Lady Be Good
Embraceable You
Play, Fiddle, Play
I Can't Get Started

Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Grand Orchestre  (Vogue (F) 502002)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals, congas) Bill Graham (alto,baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Cinema Rex", Paris, France, February 22, 1953
Minor Walk
Lady Be Good
Birks' Works
Oo-Shoo-Be-Do-Be
Mon Homme
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pierre Michelot (bass)
Moon Nocturne
Dizzy Gillespie, Roger Guerin, Bernard Hulin, Jean Liesse, Fernand Verstraete (trumpet) Andre Paquinet, Nat Peck, Charles Verstraete (trombone) Jack Ary, Robert Cuinet (alto saxophone) Daniel Dallolmo, Andre Ross (tenor saxophone) Henri Aspar (baritone saxophone) Raymond Le Senechal (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Gerard Pochonet (drums) Tony Proteau (leader)
'Round Midnight
Two Bass Hit
Dizzy Gillespie, Bernard Hulin (trumpet) Nat Peck (trombone) Andre Ross (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass)
Jam Session

Various Artists - Initiation Au Jazz, Vol. 1  (Mode (F) MDINT 9369)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Nat Peck (trombone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Paris, France, February 22, 1953
53V4460My Man (Mon Homme)

Dizzy Gillespie - no details  (Disques Swing (F) M 33324)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Nat Peck (trombone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals): same session
Paris, France, February 22, 1953
53V4461I Got Rhythm (Clappin' Rhythm)
53V4466 | V7835Ooo-Bla-Dee
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 135. Contemporary C 2504 entitled "Dizzy In Paris".

Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings  (Debut 12DCD 4402-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido (undubbed version)
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)
Hot House (undubbed version)
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)

The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1  (Debut DLP 2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312 entitled "The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1".

The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall  (Debut DEB 124)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1&2
All The Things You Are
52nd Street Theme
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee)
Hot House #1&2
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2. America (F) 30 AM 6053 entitled "Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall".

Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks  (Mark Gardner (E) MG 102)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, May 23, 1953
The Bluest Blues
On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55  (Mythic Sound MS 6002-1)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953
Woody'n You
Salt Peanuts
** also issued on Mythic Sound MS 6002-2.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #8  (Clef MGC 711)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1280-3Jam Blues
1283-3Ballad Medley
** also issued on Verve MGV 8094.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #7  (Clef MGC 677)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, September 2, 1953
1281-3Blue Lou
1282-3Just You, Just Me
** also issued on Verve MGV 8062.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #5  (Clef MGC 4005)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, September 2, 1953
1284-3Jammin' For Clef
1285-2Rose Room
** also issued on Clef MGC 655; Verve MGV 8053.

Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz  (Norgran MGN 1050)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1367-4Girl Of My Dreams
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1370-1Siboney, Part 1
1371-2Siboney, Part 2
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1374-1Impromptu
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1718-1One Alone
** also issued on Verve MGV 8141.

1954

Dizzy Gillespie - Afro  (Norgran MGN 1003)

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney, Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Candido, Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
NYC, May 24, 1954
1711-4Manteca Theme
1712-4Contraste
1713-4Jungle
1714-4Rhumba Finale
1715-26/8
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Gilbert Valdez (flute) Rene Hernandez (piano) Robert Rodriguez (bass) Candido, Jose Mangual, Ralph Miranda, Ubaldo Nieto (percussion)
NYC, June 3, 1954
1738-10A Night In Tunisia
1739-3Caravan
1740-3Con Alma
** also issued on Verve MGV 8191.

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra  (Norgran MGN 1083)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1716-3Sugar Hips
1717-2Hey Pete
1719-1Money Honey
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/3) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1756-5Blue Mood
2. 1757-2Rails
3. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (Devil And The Fish)
4. 1759-2Rhumbola
Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Herb Lance (vocals)
NYC, September 12, 1955
2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care
Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Curtis Amy, Ed Beel (tenor saxophone) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Al Bartee (drums) Toni Harper (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 8, 1955
2551-7Taking A Chance On Love
2552-3Play Me The Blues
** also issued on Verve MGV 8173 entitled "Jazz Recital".

Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails  (Norgran 135)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1756-2Blue Mood

Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds  (Norgran MGN 1044)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone -1) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1954
1. 1959-1Marriage Blues
2. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things
** also issued on Verve MGV 8135.

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings  (Norgran MGN 1023)

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Buster Harding (arranger)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1980-3Cool Eyes
1981-1Confusion
1982-4Pile Driver
1983-2Hob Nail Special
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein (French horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley (woodwinds) Wynton Kelly (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) 9 strings, Johnny Richards (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 16, 1954
1984-6Rose Of Picardy
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall
1987-2O Solow
** also issued on Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178 entitled "Diz Big Band".

Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17  (Clef MG VOL.17)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
Jazz Concert Blues
The Challenges
The Ballad Medley
Drum Solo
** also issued on Verve MG VOL.10 entitled "Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10".

Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz, Vol. 2  (Clef MGC 671)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1954
2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm Happy
2020-1The Ballad Medley
2021-1Blue Moon
2025-6Limehouse Blues

Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz  (Clef MGC 641)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums): same session
NYC, October 29, 1954
2017-3Algo Bueno
2018-1Trumpet Blues
2022-1I've Found A New Baby
2023-5Pretty Eyed Baby
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With You

Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz  (Verve PR 2-3)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums): same session
NYC, October 29, 1954
2019-1 | 62VK460The Beat's On

Norman Granz' Jam Session #6  (Clef MGC 4006)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1954
2032-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 1
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 2
** also issued on Clef MGC 656; Verve MGV 8054.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #9  (Verve MGV 8196)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums): same session
NYC, October 30, 1954
2034-1Lullaby In Rhythm
2035-1Funky Blues No. 2

1955

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)  (Verve MGV 8357)

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Herb Lance (vocals)
NYC, September 12, 1955
2515-4Evening Sound
2516-3About To Wail
2517-7Begin The Beguine
2518-2Shout By Rail
Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Curtis Amy, Ed Beel (tenor saxophone) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Al Bartee (drums) Toni Harper (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 8, 1955
2554-8Flamingo

Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 18  (Clef MG VOL.18)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 2, 1955
The Blues
The Modern Set
The Swing Set
The Ballad Medley
Buddy Rich's Explosion
** also issued on Verve MG VOL.11 entitled "Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11".

Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich  (Clef MGC 684)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1955
2527-3 | 63VK632Gene's Blues
2528-3Buddy's Blues
2529-1Bernie's Tune
2530-1I Never Knew
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade
** also issued on Verve MGV 8069, MGV 8400, V/V6 8400.

Various Artists - Tour De Force  (Verve MGV 8212)

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1955
2540-1Tour De Force
2541-3Steeplechase
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4028-2Ballad Medley

Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band Jazz  (ARS G 423)

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Curtis Amy, Ed Beel (tenor saxophone) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Al Bartee (drums) Toni Harper (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 8, 1955
2553-3 | 62VK466Oasis

USA All Stars - In Berlin, February, 1955  (Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2113-2)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) and others
Berlin, West Germany, 1955
Easy Does It
Seven Come Eleven
Jam Session, No. 1
Jam Session, No. 2
Willow Weep For Me
I Don't Know Why
Imagination
My Old Flame
Mop Top
Billie's Bounce
Ella
Papa Loves Mambo
Perdido

1956

The Modern Jazz Sextet  (Norgran MGN 1076)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Clifton "Skeeter" Best (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2652-6Tour De Force
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny
2654-1Ballad Medley
2655-1Blues For The Bird
2656-1Mean To Me
** also issued on Verve MGV 8166. Verve VE1 2533 entitled "Dizzy Meets Sonny".

The Jazz Creations Of Dizzy Gillespie  (ARS G 405)

Dizzy Gillespie, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jerome Richardson, Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, February 14, 1956
2773-4Doodlin'
2774-4Sometimes I'm Happy
2775-3Jessica's Day

Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman  (Norgran MGN 1084)

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2831-2Dizzy's Business
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
2834-1Tour De Force
2835-1I Can't Get Started
2836-3Stella By Starlight
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
2838-1Night In Tunisia
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2839-1 | 63VK621The Champ
2843-1My Reverie
2844-1Dizzy's Blues
** also issued on Verve MGV 8174.

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece  (Verve MGV 8017)

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums): same personnel
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2832-2Hey Pete
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2840-1Yesterdays
2841-2Tin Tin Deo
2842-2Groovin' For Nat
2845-2Annie's Dance
2846-2Cool Breeze
2847-1School Days
Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
20838-13Stablemates
20839-15That's All
20840-2Groovin' High

Various Artists - For Musicians Only  (Verve MGV 8198)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 16, 1956
4029-2Bebop
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)
4031-3Dark Eyes
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me

Various Artists - For Musicians Only  (Verve (J) J28J-25115)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 16, 1956
4031-?Dark Eyes (alt. take)

Dizzy Gillespie - Big Band Live In Hi-Fi From Birdland  (Fanfare LP N 46 146)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Al Grey, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, November 4-December 2, 1956
Introduction
Dizzy's Blues
A Night In Tunisia
Stella By Starlight
Doodlin'
Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Al Grey, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals -1)
"Birdland", NYC, December 1, 1956
1.If You Could See Me Now
2.Groovin' For Nat
3.The Theme
4.Introduction / The Theme
5.Whisper Not
6.Tangerine
7.Dizzy's Business (incomplete)

1957 (age 40)

Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works  (Verve MGV 8222)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals -6/8) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 7, 1957
1. 20828-5Jordu
2. 20829-8 | 63VK626Birks' Works
3. 20830-12Umbrella Man
4. 20831-13Autumn Leaves
5. 20832-16Tangerine
6. 20833-18Over The Rainbow
7. 20834-21You No Quiero Bailer
8. 20835-29If You Could See Me Now
Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
20836-5Left Hand Corner
20837-9Whisper Not

Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works: The Verve Big Band Sessions  (Verve 314 527 900-2)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals -7) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
1. 20836-1Left Hand Corner
2. 20836-2-
3. 20836-3-
4. 20836-4-
5. 20837-6Whisper Not
6. 20837-8-
7. 20841-29Mayflower Rock
Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, July 8, 1957
21094-4You'll Be Sorry
21095-8Wonder Why

Dizzy Gillespie - Tangerine / Mayflower Rock  (Verve 89173x45)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
20841-30Mayflower Rock
** reissue of Verve 89173.

Dizzy Gillespie And Stuff Smith  (Verve MGV 8214)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stuff Smith (violin) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) The Gordon Family: George Gordon, George Gordon Jr., Richard Gordon, Honey Gordon (vocal group -5)
NYC, April 17, 1957
1. 20866-5Rio Pakistan
2. 20867-6It's Only A Paper Moon
3. 20868-8Purple Sounds
4. 20869-10Russian Lullaby
5. 20870-12Oh, Lady Be Good

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra "Live", Chester, Pennsylvania, June 14, 1957  (Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2040)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Chester, PA, June 14, 1957
A Night In Tunisia
Doodlin'
Autumn Leaves
My Reverie
Dizzy's Business
I Remember Clifford
Jordu
Whisper Not
Birks' Works
Jessica's Day
Left Hand Corner
Yesterdays
Cool Breeze

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band Live In Stereo At Chester PA  (Jazz Hour JH 1029)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals -10)
Chester, PA, June 14, 1957
1.A Night In Tunisia
2.Autumn Leaves
3.Dizzy's Business
4.Anitra's Dance
5.Begin The Beguine
6.Left Hand Corner
7.I Love You Much To Much
8.Yesterdays
9.Cool Breeze
10.Wonder Why

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. 1  (Verve MGV 4008-2)

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1957
21034-6Take The "A" Train
** part of Verve MGV 4010-4.

Various Artists - Sittin' In  (Verve MGV 8225)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 26, 1957
21045-3The Way You Look Tonight
21046-1Ballad Medley: On The Alamo / Stompin' At The Savoy / This Time The Dream's On Me / Time After Time / Gone With The Wind
21047-2Ballad Medley: I'm Through With Love / Without A Word Of Warning / Sweet Lorraine / Love Walked In / September Song
21048-2Dizzy Atmosphere (All The Things You Are)

Dizzy Gillespie At Newport  (Verve MGV 8242)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK577Dizzy's Blues
63VK578School Days
Doodlin'
Manteca
I Remember Clifford
Cool Breeze
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6023. Verve V6 8830 entitled "The Newport Years, Vol. 5".

Count Basie And Joe Williams/Dizzy Gillespie And Mary Lou Williams At Newport  (Verve MGV 8244)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Mary Lou Williams (piano -1,2) Wynton Kelly (piano -3) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
1.Zodiac Suite: Virgo / Libra / Aries
2.The Carioca
3.A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6025 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And Count Basie At Newport".

Dizzy Gillespie - Joogie Boogie / Doodlin'  (Verve VK 118)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, July 8, 1957
21092 | 62VK236Joogie Boogie

Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)  (Verve MGV 8341)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums): same session
NYC, July 8, 1957
21092Joogie Boogie (alt. take)

The Big Band Sound Of Dizzy Gillespie  (Verve (E) 2317 080)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums): same session
NYC, July 8, 1957
21093-2I Remember Clifford

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra  (Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1002)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums): same personnel
Chester, PA, July 14, 1957
Things To Come

Jazz At The Philharmonic  (Hall Of Fame JG 630)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 20, 1957
Now's The Time
Autumn In New York
Wee
'Round Midnight
Dear Old Stockholm

Dizzy Gillespie - Duets  (Verve MGV 8260)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -3,4) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1,2) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1957
1. 21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh Hall
2. 21846Sumphin'
3. 21847-1Con Alma
4. 21848-14Haute Mon'
** part of Verve VE2 2505.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Greatest Trumpet Of Them All  (Verve MGV 8352)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, arranger) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 17, 1957
21849Blues After Dark
21850Sea Breeze
21851Out Of The Past
21852Shabozz
21853Reminiscing
21854A Night At Toni's
21855Smoke Signals
21856Just By Myself
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6117.

Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Stitt/Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up  (Verve MGV 8262)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1957
21857 | 62VK497The Eternal Triangle
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The Street
21857B | 62VK498After Hours
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You Know
** part of Verve VE2 2505.

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 5 - Groovin' At The Blue Note, 59-61  (Mythic Sound MS 6005-1)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Barney Wilen (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, 1957
How High The Moon
** also issued on Mythic Sound MS 6005-2.

1958

Stan Getz/Oscar Peterson, and others - Les Tricheurs (Soundtrack)  (Barclay (F) 74024)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Paris, France, May 1, 1958
1389Les Tricheurs
1390Clo's Tune
1391Phil's Tune
1392Mic's Jump

Sonny Stitt - Loose Walk  (Philology (It) W 43.2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
England, May, 1958
Blues After Dark

1959

Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie  (Verve MGV 8328)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Junior Mance (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
NYC, February 17, 1959
22711-5Girl Of My Dreams
22715Ungawa
same personnel
NYC, February 18, 1959
22718-1Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
22720-1Willow Weep For Me
22721-5The Umbrella Man
same personnel
NYC, February 20, 1959
22723-1Constantinople
22726-2Lorraine
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6068.

Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite  (Verve MGV 8313)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Junior Mance (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas): same personnel
NYC, February 17, 1959
22712-5My Man
22713-3Moonglow
22714-5There Is No Greater Love
22716-2St. Louis Blues
same personnel
NYC, February 18, 1959
22717-5I Found A Million Dollar Baby
22719-3Always
22722-1My Heart Belongs To Daddy
same personnel
NYC, February 20, 1959
22724-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
22725-2Woody'n You
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6047.

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Copenhagen Concert  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36024)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Art Davis (bass) Teddy Steward (drums)
live in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 17, 1959
I Found A Million Dollar Baby
My Man
Lady Be Good
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Wheatleigh Hall
A Short One
Introduction
A Night In Tunisia
Lorraine
Ooh-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee
There Is No Greater Love
Woody'n You

1960

Katie Bell Nubin - Soul, Soul Searching  (Verve MGV 3004)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Junior Mance or Sister Rosetta Tharpe (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Katie Bell Nubin (vocals)
NYC, January, 1960
24000When The Bride Groom Comes
24001Virgin Mary
24002Miami Storm
24003Pressin' On
24004I Shall Not Be Moved
24005Angels Watchin' Over Me
24006Where's Adam
24007Come Over Here
24008Sad To Think Over My Saviour
** originally intended as Verve MGV 8372, MGVS 6147.

Dizzy Gillespie - Theme From Formula 409, Part 1&2  (Verve V 10213)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Junior Mance (piano) Art Davis (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
Chicago, IL, March 28 & 29, 1960
26600Theme From Formula 409, Part 1
26601Theme From Formula 409, Part 2

Dizzy Gillespie - A Portrait Of Duke Ellington  (Verve MGV 8386)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, Joe Singer (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Robert DiDomenica (flute) Ernest Bright, John Murtaugh, Paul Richie, Stan Webb (woodwinds) George Devens (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Clare Fisher (arranger, director)
NYC, April 27, 1960
26644Caravan
26645Come Sunday
Jones plays (piano, celeste)
NYC, April 27 & 28, 1960
26752Things Ain't What They Used To Be
26753Chelsea Bridge
26754Upper Manhattan Medical Group
26755Johnny Come Lately
26756Perdido
Jones plays (piano)
NYC, April 28, 1960
26647In A Mellow Tone
26648Sophisticated Lady
26649Serenade To Sweden
26650Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

Dizzy Gillespie - Gillespiana  (Verve MGV 8394)

John Frosk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Britt Woodman (trombone) Paul Faulise (bass trombone) Jim Buffington, Al Richman, Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (congas) Jack Del Rio (bongos) Willie Rodriguez (timbales)
NYC, November 14 & 15, 1960
26850Pan Americana
26851Blues
26852Prelude
William Lister, Morris Secon (French horn) replaces Buffington, Richman
NYC, November 16, 1960
26853Africana
26854Toccata

Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 1  (Verve V/V6 8539)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cannonball Adderley, Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
63VK377Bernie's Tune
63VK378Swedish Jam
** part of Verve 2V6S 8823.

Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 2  (Verve V/V6 8540)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone, piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
63VK445Blue 'N Boogie (Bop 'N Boogie)

Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 4  (Verve V/V6 8542)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Leo Wright (flute -1) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (bongos -2,3)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
1. 63VK374Kush
2. 63VK375The Mooch
3. 63VK376Wheatleigh Hall
** part of Verve 2V6S 8823.

1961

An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet  (Verve V/V6 8401)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (congas)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, February 9, 1961
61VK257Kush
61VK258Salt Peanuts
61VK259The Mooche
61VK260A Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie - Carnegie Hall Concert  (Verve V/V6 8423)

John Frosk, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Paul Faulise, George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, Britt Woodman (trombone) John Barrows, Richard Berg, Jim Buffington, Gunther Schuller (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Ray Barretto, Julio Collazo, Jose Mangual (percussion) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 4, 1961
61VK248This Is The Way
61VK249Manteca
61VK251Ool-Ya-Koo
61VK256Tunisian Fantasy
Kush

Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions  (Verve V/V6 8411)

Dizzy Gillespie, Bernie Glow, Robert Nagel, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis (trumpet) Paul Faulise, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Harvey Phillips, William Stanley (tuba) Gloria Agostini, Laura Newell (harp) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Gunther Schuller (conductor) J.J. Johnson (arranger)
NYC, May 18, 1961
61VK261The Sword Of Orion
61VK262Jubelo
61VK263Blue Mist
61VK264Fantasia
61VK265Horn Of Plenty
61VK266Ballade

1962

Dizzy Gillespie - The New Continent  (Limelight LM 82022)

Conte Candoli, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Mike Barone, Bob Edmonson, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Luis Kant, Stewart Rensey, Ches Thompson (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Charlie Kennedy, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) James Moody, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Buddy Clark, Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins, Mel Lewis (drums) Francisco Aquabella, Larry Bunker, Emil Richards (percussion) Benny Carter (conductor)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, September, 1962
22344 | PB5187 | PS2029The Conquerors
22346 | PB5189 | PS2031The Sword
22347 | PB5190 | PS2032The Chains
22350 | PB5193 | PS2035Chorale
22351 | PB5194 | PS2036The Legend Of Atlantis
22352 | PB5195 | PS2037The Empire, Part 1
** originally intended as Philips (US) PHM 200-072, (US) PHS 600-072.
** also issued on Limelight LS 86022.

1963

Dizzy Gillespie And The Double Six Of Paris  (Philips (US) PHM 200-106)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Claudine Barge, Jean-Claude Briodin, Christiane Legrand, Eddy Louiss, Mimi Perrin, Robert Smart, Ward Swingle (vocals)
Europasonor Studios, Paris, France, July 8, 1963
29173One Bass Hit
29174Two Bass Hit
29175Emanon
29176Blue 'N' Boogie
29177The Champ
29178Tin Tin Deo
29179Groovin' High
29180Ow!
29181Hot House
29182Anthropology
** also issued on Philips (US) PHS 600-106.

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Goes Hollywood  (Philips (US) PHM 200-123)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 11, 1963
30623Theme From "Exodus"
same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 12, 1963
30624Theme From "Picnic"
30625Caesar And Cleopatra Theme
30626Love Theme From "Lolita"
same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 13, 1963
30627Theme From "Lawrence Of Arabia"
30628More
30629Never On Sunday
30630Days Of Wine And Roses
same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 14, 1963
30631Moon River
30632Carioca
30633Walk On The Wild Side
** also issued on Philips (US) PHS 600-123.

1964

Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World  (Philips (US) PHM 200-138)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 21, 1964
32129Bonnie's Blues
32130Coney Island
32131Theme From "The Cool World"
same personnel
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1964
32133Duke's Fantasy
32134Street Music
32135The Pushers
32136Enter, Priest
same personnel
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 23, 1964
32137Duke's Last Soliloquy
32138Duke's Awakening
32139Coolie
32140Duke On The Run
** also issued on Philips (US) PHS 600-138.

Dizzy Gillespie - Jambo Caribe  (Limelight LM 82007)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass, vocals -1, bass -2) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 4, 1964
1. 34072Barbados Carnival
2. 34073And Then He Stopped
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1, trumpet, vocals -2,3) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 5, 1964
1. 34074Trinidad Hello
2. 34075Jambo
3. 34076Poor Joe
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1,2, trumpet, vocals -3) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964
1. 34077Fiesta Mo-Jo
2. 34078Trinidat Goodbye
3. 34079Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses
** also issued on Limelight LS 86007.

Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo  (Limelight L 3051)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964
34832Fiesta Mo-Jo (45 rpm edit)

Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball  (Limelight LM 82002)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion): same session
Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964
34080Fickle Finger Of Fate
Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller, J.J. Johnson, Melba Liston, Kai Winding (trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Roland Kirk, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger -2,3) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Bobby Scott (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor) Billy Byers (arranger -1)
NYC, December 20, 1964
1. 34247I Had A Ball
2. 34248Almost
3. 34249Addie's At It Again
** also issued on Limelight LS 86002.

1965

Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall  (Limelight LM 82017)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965
35133Um-Hmm! (Ode To Yard)
Moody plays (alto saxophone, flute)
35148Groovin' High
Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson as C.C. Siegel (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
35155Medley: Bird Watcher / Disorder At The Border
** also issued on Limelight LS 86017, 826 985-2.

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album  (Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965
35145Blues (From Gillespiana)
35146My Funny Valentine
35147A Night In Tunisia

Gil Fuller And The Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra Featuring Dizzy Gillespie  (Pacific Jazz PJ-93)

John Audino, Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hill, Melvin Moore (trumpet) Jim Amlotte, Francis Fitzpatrick, Lester Robinson (trombone) Sam Cassano, David Duke, Herman Lebow, Alan Robinson (French horn) Gabe Baltazar, Buddy Collette, Bill Green, Jack Nimitz, Carrington Visor Jr. (reeds) Phil Moore Jr. (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Jimmy Bond (bass) Earl Palmer (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger, conductor)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 8 & 9, 1965
Man From Monterey
Angel City
Love Theme From The Sandpiper
Groovin' High
Be's That Way
Big Sur
Moontide
Things Are Here
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-93.

1967 (age 50)

Dizzy Gillespie - Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac  (Impulse! AS 9149)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute, vocals) Mike Longo (piano) Frank Schifano (bass) Otis Candy Finch Jr. (drums)
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, May 25 & 26, 1967
Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Mas Que Nada (Pow, Pow, Pow)
Bye
Something In Your Smile
Kush
** also issued on MCA 29036.

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 1  (Solid State SS 18027)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Ray Nance (violin) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
Blues For Max
Lover Come Back To Me
Elvin Jones (drums) replaces Lewis
Lullaby Of The Leaves

Dizzy Gillespie - Live At The Village Vanguard  (Solid State SS 18034)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Ray Nance (violin) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
Birks' Works (Dizzy's Blues)

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 2  (Solid State SS 18028)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
Sweet Georgia Brown
On The Trail
Tour De Force

1969

Stars Of Bop - Tour De Force  (Moon (It) MLP 006-1)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Alex Cafa (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Paris, France, 1969
Woody'n You
Groovin' High
Don't Blame Me
I Can't Get Started
Lover Man
Cush
** also issued on Moon (It) MCD 006-2.

1971

Dizzy Gillespie - Johnny Griffin Quintet - Summertime  (Jazz Birdie's Of Paradise Best.-Nr. J-Bop 046)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone -6) Vince Benedetti (piano) Alby Cullaz (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
ORTF, live in Chateauvallon, France, August 29, 1971
1.Soft And Furry
2.Night In Tunisia
3.Summertime
4.I'll Remember April
5.What's New
6.Stella By Starlight

Giants Of Jazz - Bop Fathers, Vol. 1  (Lotus (It) ORL 8252)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"T.N.P.", Paris, France, October 22, 1971
I Mean You
'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Tin Tin Deo

Giants Of Jazz In Berlin '71  (EmArcy (J) EJD 3018)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1971
Blue 'N' Boogie
'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Lover Man
Tin Tin Deo
Everything Happens To Me
A Night In Tunisia

Giants Of Jazz  (Concord Jazz GW 3004)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
Berne or Zurich, Switzerland, November 12, 1971
Straight, No Chaser
Thelonious
Epistrophy
Don't Blame Me
I'll Wait For You
Sweet And Lovely

The Giants Of Jazz  (Atlantic SD 2-905)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Victoria Theatre", London, England, 1st concert, November 14, 1971
24075Tin Tin Deo
24077Woody'n You
24080A Night In Tunisia
same personnel
"Victoria Theatre", London, England, 2nd concert, November 14, 1971
24081Blue 'N' Boogie
24082'Round Midnight
24083Tour De Force
24084Lover Man (Dizzy's Rap)
24086Allen's Alley (The Bebop Tune)
24088Everything Happens To Me
24089Blue Monk
24090A Night In Tunisia

1972

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia KG 31614)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor)
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
CO112563Honeysuckle Rose
CO112564Jump Monk
CO112565E.S.P.
CO112566Ecclusiastics
CO112567Eclipse
CO112568Us Is Two
CO112570Mingus Blues
CO112571Little Royal Suite
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975.

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor): same session
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
Introduction By Bill Cosby
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (Number One Grandson)
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill Cosby
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill Cosby
CO112572Strollin'
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue
Portrait
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
** reissue of Columbia KG 31614 + 8 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Soul Sessions, Vol. 6  (Cobblestone CST 9028)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Art Koenig (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 1, 1972
25464Jelly, Jelly
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1&2  (Cobblestone CST 9025-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Blair (violin) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums) Big Black (congas)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972
25536Bags' Groove
25537A Night In Tunisia
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Charles Mingus - Nice Jazz Festival 1972  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-025)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Nice Jazz Festival", Nice, France, July 20, 1972
Blues Medley Jam
Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)

1973

Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant  (America (F) 30 AM 6133)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -4,5) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Humberto Canto (congas)
Paris, France, April 13, 1973
1.Stella By Starlight
2.I Waited For You
3.Girl Of My Dreams
4.Fiesta
5.Mo-Jo
6.Serenity

Dizzy Gillespie - The Source  (America (F) 30 AM 6135)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1,4) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Humberto Canto (congas)
Paris, France, April 13, 1973
1.Manteca
2.Alone Together
3.Brother 'K'
4.Wheatleigh Hall

1974

Dizzy Gillespie/Ray Brown/Joe Pass/Mickey Roker - Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4  (Pablo 2310-719)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 17 & 19, 1974
Frelimo
Hurry Home
Russian Lullaby
Be Bop (Dizzy's Fingers)
Birks' Works
September Song
Jitterbug Waltz
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 443, OJCCD 443-2.

Joe Turner - Stormy Monday  (Pablo 2310-943)

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Robins (piano, organ) Pee Wee Crayton (guitar) Chuck Norris (bass) Washington Rucker (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1974
Stormy Monday
** also issued on Pablo PACD 2310-943-2.

Joe Turner/Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge/Harry Edison/Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner  (Pablo 2310-717)

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Robins (piano, organ) Pee Wee Crayton (guitar) Chuck Norris (bass) Washington Rucker (drums) Joe Turner (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1974
Mornin', Noon And Night
I Know You Love Me Baby
T.V. Momma
'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 497, OJCCD 497-2.

Oscar Peterson And Dizzy Gillespie  (Pablo 2310-740)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano)
London, England, November 28 & 29, 1974
Caravan
Mozambique
Autumn Leaves
Close Your Eyes
Blues For Bird
Dizzy Atmosphere
Alone Together
Con Alma

Oscar Peterson And The Trumpet Kings - Jousts  (Pablo 2310-817)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano): same session
London, England, November 28 & 29, 1974
Stella By Starlight
There Is No Greater Love
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 857-2.

1975

Various Artists - The Bop Session  (Sonet (E) SNTF 692)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano -1,5) Hank Jones (piano -2/4,6) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 19 & 20, 1975
1.Blues 'N Boogie
2.Confirmation
3.Groovin' High
4.Lover Man
5.All The Things You Are
6.Lady Bird

Roy Eldridge/Oscar Peterson/Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From  (Pablo 2310-816)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1975
Quasi-Boogaloo
Take The "A" Train
I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me)
Drebirks
When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Indiana
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 807-2.

Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods  (Pablo 2310-771)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Manny Duran, Paul Gonzalez, Raul Gonzalez Jr., Victor Paz (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jerry Chamberlain, Jack Jeffers, Lewis Kahn, Barry Morrow (trombone) Don Corrado, Brooks Tillotson (French horn) Bob Stewart (tuba) Mauricio Smith (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Mario Bauza (alto saxophone, clarinet) Mario Rivera (tenor saxophone, alto flute) Jose Madera Sr. (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Leslie Yahonikan (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Machito (marimba, clavinet, leader) Jorge Dalto (electric piano) Dana McCurdy (synthesizer) Carlos Castillo (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Julito Grillo, Raymond Hernandez (African drums) Pepin Pepin (congas) Mario Grillo (bongos, cowbell) Jose Madera Jr. (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 4 & 5, 1975
Oro, Incienso Y Mirra
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Calidoscopico
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Pensativo
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Exuberante
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 447, OJCCD 447-2.

The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975  (Pablo 2310-749)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
Lover Come Back To Me
What's New
Cherokee
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 739-2.

Various Artists - The Montreux Collection 1975  (Pablo 2625-707)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
I'll Remember April
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Lullaby Of The Leaves

Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie/Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings At Montreux '75  (Pablo 2310-754)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
Montreux Blues
(There Is) No Greater Love
On The Alamo
Blues For Norman
Indiana
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 445, OJCCD 445-2.

Dizzy Gillespie - Bahiana  (Pablo 2625-708)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Roger Glenn (flute, bass flute, vibraphone) Al Gafa, Michael Howell (guitar) Earl May (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, November 19 & 20, 1975
Carnival
Samba
Barcelona
In The Land Of The Living Dead
Behind The Moonbeam
The Truth
Pele
Olinga
** also issued on Pablo PACD 2625-708-2.

1976

Mike Longo - Talk With The Spirits  (Pablo 2310-769)

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Mike Longo (piano) George Davis (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Dizzy Gillespie (congas, vocals)
NYC, January 16, 1976
Wyowa
Roma
The Proclamation
Angel Of Love
Talk With The Spirits

Benny Carter/Dizzy Gillespie - Carter, Gillespie, Inc.  (Pablo 2310-781)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Mickey Roker (drums, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1976
Sweet And Lovely
Broadway
The Courtship
Constantinople
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 682-2.

Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall  (Blue Note BN-LA709-H2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Marshall Otwell (keyboards) Ed Bennett (bass, electric bass) Joey Baron (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
"Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, June 15, 16 & 17, 1976
18179On A Clear Day
18180Miss Otis Regrets
18185Don't Misunderstand
18186A Beautiful Friendship

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Party  (Pablo 2310-784)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Ray Pizzi (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Rodney Jones (guitar) Benjamin Franklin Brown (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
Dizzy's Party
Shim Sham Shimmy On The St. Louis Blues
Harlem Samba
Land Of Milk And Honey
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 823-2.

1977 (age 60)

Dizzy Gillespie - Free Ride  (Pablo 2310-794)

Oscar Brashear, Dizzy Gillespie, Jack H. Laubach (trumpet) Lew McCreary (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute) Ernie Watts (saxophones) James Horn (saxophones, flute) Sonny Burke (piano, electric piano) Lalo Schifrin (keyboards, arranger, composer, conductor) Charles E. Spangler (synthesizer) Ray Parker Jr., Lee Ritenour, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Wilton Felder (bass) Ed Green (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Hollywood, CA, January 31, February 1 & 2, 1977
Unicorn
Fire Dance
Incantation
Wrong Number
Free Ride
Ozone Madness
Love Poem For Donna
The Last Stroke Of Midnight
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 784-2.

Count Basie/Dizzy Gillespie - The Gifted Ones  (Pablo 2310-833)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Count Basie (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Las Vegas, NV, February 3, 1977
Back To The Land
Constantinople
You Got It
St. James Infirmary
Follow The Leader
Ow!
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 886-2.

Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2308-208)

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Ali And Frazier
If I Were A Bell
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Just In Time
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 378, OJCCD 378-2.

Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 378-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Bobby Durham (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Bye Bye Blues
** reissue of Pablo Live 2308-208 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - The Jam Sessions: Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2620-105)

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Bobby Durham (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Perdido
Mack The Knife
Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
Here 'Tis
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 385, OJCCD 385-2.

Dizzy Gillespie Jam - Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2308-211)

Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Girl Of My Dreams
Get Happy
Medley: Once In A While / But Beautiful / Here's That Rainy Day
The Champ
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 381, OJCCD 381-2.

1979

Woody Shaw - Woody And Friends At Monterey Jazz Festival 1979  (Concord Jazz CJ 170)

Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Tim Burke, Bill Byrne, Jim Powell, Kitt Reid, Ron Rodriguez (trumpet, flugelhorn) Slide Hampton, Nelson Hinds, Birch Johnson (trombone) Larry Shunk (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto,soprano saxophone) Bob Belden, Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Dick Mitchell (tenor saxophone, flute, alto flute, oboe, piccolo) Frank Tiberi (tenor saxophone, flute, bassoon) Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone) Dave Lalama (piano) Dave LaRocca (bass) Ed Soph (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 15, 1979
Caravan
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Countdown
Better Git Hit In Your Soul
Woody'n You
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Manteca
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD 4170-2.

1980

Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Summit Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 4  (Pablo Today 2312-114)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 10, 1980
Daahoud
Chicken Wings
Just Friends
The Champ
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 603, OJCCD 603-2.

Dizzy Gillespie/Freddie Hubbard/Clark Terry/Oscar Peterson - The Alternate Blues  (Pablo Today 2312-136)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Bobby Durham (drums): same session
Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 10, 1980
Alternate Blues: Alternate One
Alternate Blues: Alternate Two
Alternate Blues: Alternate Three
Alternate Blues: Alternate Four
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Ballad Medley: Here's That Rainy Day / Gypsy / If I Should Lose You
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 744-2.

Dizzy Gillespie - Digital At Montreux 1980  (Pablo Live 2308-226)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano, cowbell, Jew's harp, vocals) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Bernard Purdie (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 19, 1980
Introduction By Claude Nobs
Christopher Columbus
I'm Sitting On Top Of This World
Manteca
Get That Booty
Kisses
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 882-2.

Mongo Santamaria - Montreux Heat!  (Pablo PACD 5317-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy Villarini (trumpet) Doug Harris, Allen Hoist (saxophones, flute) Toots Thielemans (harmonica) Milton Hamilton (piano) Lee Smith (bass) Mongo Santamaria (congas) Steve Berrios (percussion)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 19, 1980
T.V.
Havana
Sofrito
Pajaro Cantor
Watermelon Man
Come Candela
Amanacer
Para Ti

Mongo Santamaria - Summertime  (Pablo Live 2308-229)

Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy Villarini (trumpet) Doug Harris, Allen Hoist (saxophones, flute) Toots Thielemans (harmonica) Milton Hamilton (piano) Lee Smith (bass) Mongo Santamaria (congas) Steve Berrios (percussion): same personnel
Mountain Recording Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 19, 1980
Virtue
Afro Blue
Summertime
Mambo Mongo
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 626, OJCCD 626-2.

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns  (Eastworld (J) EWJ 80189)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Nippon Budokan", Tokyo, Japan, 1st day, September 2, 1980
I Can't Get Started
Tangerine
Django
omit Tjader
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Expo Park", Osaka, Japan, September 6, 1980
A Night In Tunisia
The Peacemaker
Con Alma
add Cal Tjader (vibraphone)
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Yokohama Stadium", Yokohama, Japan, September 7, 1980
Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8013.

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Live Special  (Eastworld (J) EWJ 80253)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Expo Park", Osaka, Japan, September 6, 1980
Bag's Groove

Chuck Mangione - Tarantella  (A&M SP-6513)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, Jew's harp) Chick Corea (acoustic,electric piano, trumpet, percussion) Steve Gadd (drums, timpani) Chuck Mangione (conductor, flugelhorn, electric piano) with Kathyryn Moses (flute) Chris Vadala (saxophones, flute) Gap Mangione (acoustic,electric piano) Paul Viapiano (acoustic,electric guitar) Eric Gale, Carl Lockett (electric guitar) Jeff D'Angelo, Charles Meeks (electric bass) James Bradley Jr., Dan D'Imperio (drums, percussion) + Joe Mosello, Lew Soloff, Jeff Tyzik (trumpet, flugelhorn) Rick Chamberlain, Birch Johnson, Keith O'Quinn (trombone) Jim Daniels (bass trombone) Jerry Peel, Jay Wadenpfuhl (French horn) Joe Romano (alto,tenor saxophone) Pat LaBarbera, Sal Nistico (tenor saxophone) Bob Militello (baritone saxophone) Ralph McDonald (congas, percussion) Dave Mancini (percussion)
"The American Hotel Ballroom", Rochester, NY, December 27, 1980
Tarantellas: Tarantella / Neopolitan Tarantella
The XIth Commandment Suite
Legend Of The One-Eyed Sailor
Bellavia
Hill Where The Lord Hides
same session
Lake Placid Fanfare
Things To Come
'Round Midnight
Manteca
My One And Only Love
All Blues

1981

Dizzy Gillespie - Musician, Composer, Raconteur Plays And Raps In His Greatest Concert  (Pablo Live 2620-116)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Ed Cherry (guitar) Michael Howell (bass) George Hughes (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 17, 1981
Introduction Of The Band By Claude Nobs
Manteca
Dizzy Rapping With The Audience
Con Alma
Introduction Of Milt Jackson By Dizzy
S.K.J.
Dizzy Rapping With The Audience
A Night In Tunisia
Introduction Of The Band By Dizzy
Brother King
Body And Soul
Tanga
Olinga
** also issued on Pablo Live PACD 2620-116-2.

1982

Dizzy Gillespie/Arturo Sandoval - To A Finland Station  (Pablo 2310-889)

Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, Jew's harp) Esko Linnavalli (piano) Pekka Sarmanto (bass) Esko Rosnell (drums)
Helsinki, Finland, September 9, 1982
Wheatleigh Hall
First Chance
And Then She Stopped
Rimsky
Dizzy The Duck
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 733-2.

1985

Dizzy Gillespie Y Arturo Sandoval - Gillespie En Vivo  (Areito (Cuban) LD-4271)

Dizzy Gillespie, Lazaro Cruz Olmos, Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) Rafael Carrasco (flute) Manuel Valera (alto saxophone) Sayyd Abdul Al Khabyyr (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis, Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano) Hilario Duran (Roland keyboards) Nasyr Al Khabyyr (drums)
"Festival International De Jazz 1985", Havana, Cuba, February 16, 1985
Swing Love
The Blues
A Night In Tunisia
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To'ya

Dizzy Gillespie Y Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gillespie En Vivo  (Areito (Cuban) LD-4272)

Dizzy Gillespie, Lazaro Cruz Olmos, Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) Rafael Carrasco (flute) Manuel Valera (alto saxophone) Sayyd Abdul Al Khabyyr (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis, Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano) Hilario Duran (Roland keyboards) Nasyr Al Khabyyr (drums): same session
"Festival International De Jazz 1985", Havana, Cuba, February 16, 1985
Blues Walk
Miela And Hanay
Con Alma
Manteca

Lilian Terry - Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be...Oo, Oo...Oo, Oo  (Soul Note (It) SN 1147)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Lilian Terry (vocals)
Milan, Italy, May 13-15, 1985
Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be
Moody's Mood For Love
A Night In Tunisia
Con Alma
Body And Soul
The Sunshine Blues

The Manhattan Transfer - Vocalese  (Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50103)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) John Patitucci (bass) Ralph Humphrey (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
fall 1985
Sing Joy Spring
** also issued on Atlantic (F) 81266-1.

1989 (age 72)

Quincy Jones - Back On The Block  (Warner Bros. 26020)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Joe Zawinul (synthesizer) George Benson (guitar) Bill Summers (percussion) Kool Moe Dee, Ella Fitzgerald, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
Los Angeles, CA, early 1989
Jazz Corner Of The World
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey (trumpet) Bill Reichenbach (trombone) James Moody, Larry Williams (saxophones) Ian Prince, Larry Williams (keyboards) Michael Boddicker, Michael Casey Young (synthesizer programs) George Benson (guitar) Nathan East (electric bass) Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, Ian Underwood (handclaps) Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
Birdland

James Moody - Sweet And Lovely  (Novus 3063-1-N)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute, vocals) Marc Copland as Marc Cohen (piano, synthesizer) Todd Coolman (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, March 11, 12 & 13, 1989
Con Alma
Get The Booty

Max Roach/Dizzy Gillespie - Max And Diz Paris 1989  (A&M CD 6404)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Max Roach (drums)
"Maison De La Culture De La Seine Saint Denis", Bobigny, Paris, France, March 23, 1989
In The Beginning, Part 1
In The Beginning, Part 2
The Arrival
Versailles
Place De La Concorde
Georges Cinq
Struttin' On The Champs
Medley: Brother K South Africa Goddamn
Salt Peanuts
Word
Fountain Blues
Bastille Day
The Underground
The Antilles
'Round Midnight
Messin' Around
Metamorphosis
Just Dreaming
Nairobi
Allen's Alley (Wee)
The Theme
The Smoke That Thunders
Oo Pa Pa Da
Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach (interviewee) Christian Gauffre (interviewer)
Hotel Rafael, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
Interview

The Paris All Stars - Homage To Charlie Parker  (A&M 75021 5300-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Jackie McLean, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"La Grande Halle", La Villette, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
Steeplechase (Birks' Works)
Warm Valley
Drummers' Sweet: The Third Eye / Billy The Kid / The Drum Also Waltzes
Old Folks
Yardbird Suite
Con Alma
A Night In Tunisia
Oo-Pa-Pa-Da

1991

Randy Weston - The Spirits Of Our Ancestors  (Antilles 314 511 896-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Benny Powell (trombone) Talib Kibwe (alto saxophone, alto flute) Billy Harper, Dewey Redman (tenor saxophone) Randy Weston (piano) Alex Blake, Jamil Nasser (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Big Black, Azzedin Weston (percussion)
BMG Studios, NYC, May 20, 21 & 22, 1991
African Sunrise
** also issued on Verve (F) 511 857-2.

1992

Dizzy Gillespie - To Bird With Love  (Telarc CD-83307)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Antonio Hart (alto saxophone -2/4) Paquito D'Rivera, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -5/7) Benny Golson, David Sanchez (tenor saxophone -1) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -2/4) Danilo Perez (piano) George Mraz (bass) Kenny Washington (drums -1,5/7) Lewis Nash (drums -2/7) Bobby McFerrin (vocals -5/7)
"Blue Note", NYC, January 25, 1992
1.Billie's Bounce
2.Bebop
3.Ornithology
4.Anthropology
5.Oo Pa Pa Da
6.Diamond Jubilee Blues
7.The Theme

Others

Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington  (Pablo PACD 2310-966-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Sam Jones, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, David Young (bass) Martin Drew, Bobby Durham, Louis Hayes (drums) Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
1967-1986
Main Stem
In A Sentimental Mood
Lady Of The Lavender Mist
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Satin Doll
Cotton Tail
Medley: Perdido / Caravan
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Take The "A" Train

The Best Of Dizzy Gillespie  (Pablo PACD 2405-411-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Brashear, Paulinho Da Costa, Jorge Dalto, Manny Duran, Wilton Felder, Ed Green, Roger Glenn, Machito, Ray Parker Jr., Lee Ritenour, Mickey Roker, Lalo Schifrin, Ernie Watts, and others
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Unicorn
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