Dizzy Gillespie Discography

1937 (age 20)

Teddy Hill And His Orchestra

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Dillard (trumpet, vocals -1,3,4, trumpet -2,5,6) 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. 010206-1San Anton'Bluebird B-6988
2. 010207-1I'm Happy, Darling, Dancing With YouBluebird B-6989
3. 010208-1Yours And MineBluebird B-7013; RCA Victor LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. 010209-1I'm Feeling Like A MillionBluebird B-7013
5. 010210-1King Porter StompBluebird B-6988; RCA Victor LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
6. 010211-1Blue Rhythm FantasyBluebird B-6989; Victor JA-1315; RCA Victor LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* Bluebird B-6988   Teddy Hill - San Anton' / King Porter Stomp
* Bluebird B-6989   Teddy Hill - I'm Happy, Darling, Dancing With You / Blue Rhythm Fantasy
* Bluebird B-7013   Teddy Hill - Yours And Mine / I'm Feeling Like A Million
* Victor JA-1315   Teddy Hill - China Boy / Blue Rhythm Fantasy

1939

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone -1,3,4, vibraphone, vocals -2) Clyde Hart (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1939
1. 041406-1When Lights Are LowVictor 26371; His Master's Voice B-9750, EA-2644
2. 041407-1One Sweet Letter From YouVictor 26393; V-Disc 360
3. 041408-1Hot MalletsVictor 26371; His Master's Voice DA-4978, EA-2612, JO-18, K-8733; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. 041409-1Early Session HopVictor 26393
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* Victor 26371; His Master's Voice JK-2172, X-6572; Blue Ace 234   Lionel Hampton - When Lights Are Low / Hot Mallets
* His Master's Voice B-9750, SG-288   Lionel Hampton - When Lights Are Low / Central Avenue Breakdown
* His Master's Voice EA-2644   Lionel Hampton - When Lights Are Low / Shufflin' At The Hollywood
* Victor 26393; His Master's Voice B-9027, JK-2240, K-8432   Lionel Hampton - One Sweet Letter From You / Early Session Hop
* V-Disc 360   Lionel Hampton - One Sweet Letter From You / ???
* His Master's Voice DA-4978   Lionel Hampton - Hot Mallets / ???
* His Master's Voice EA-2612   Lionel Hampton - Hot Mallets / It Don't Mean A Thing
* His Master's Voice JO-18   Lionel Hampton - Hot Mallets / Shufflin' At The Hollywood
* His Master's Voice K-8733   Lionel Hampton - Hot Mallets / Just For Laffs

1941

Dizzy Gillespie's Jam Session

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 #1Esoteric ES 548, ESJ 4; Everest FS 219
Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Guy (trumpet) Kenny Kersey (piano) Nick Fenton (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Kerouac-
omit Guy
Stardust #2-
* Esoteric ES 548; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1932-2   Charlie Christian/Dizzy Gillespie - After Hours
* Everest FS 219   Various Artists - Live Sessions At Minton's
* Esoteric ESJ 4   Charlie Christian/Dizzy Gillespie - The Harlem Jazz Scene - 1941

1942

Les Hite And His Orchestra

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 -1,4) Les Hite (director)
NYC, circa January, 1942
1. W151I Remember YouHit 7001
2. W152Jersey Bounce-
3. W153IdahoHit 7002
4. W154One Dozen Roses-
* Hit 7001   Les Hite - I Remember You / Jersey Bounce
* Hit 7002   Les Hite - Idaho / One Dozen Roses

1943

Billy Eckstine's Jam Session

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 1Stash ST 260, STCD 535
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2-
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1944

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

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 YouApollo 751, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1001Bu-Dee-DahtApollo 752, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1002Yesterdays-
* Delmark DD-459   Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist
* Apollo LAP 101   Coleman Hawkins And His All Stars
* Apollo 751   Coleman Hawkins - Woody'n You / Rainbow Mist
* Apollo 752   Coleman Hawkins - Bu-Dee-Daht / Yesterdays

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

Vic Coulsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Vanderveer (trumpet) Leonard Lowry, Leo Parker (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor,baritone saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums): Johnson plays (tenor,baritone saxophone)
NYC, February 22, 1944
R1003Disorder At The BorderApollo 753, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1004Feeling Zero-
R1005Rainbow Mist (Body And Soul)Apollo 751, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
* Delmark DD-459   Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist
* Apollo LAP 101   Coleman Hawkins And His All Stars
* Apollo 753   Coleman Hawkins - Disorder At The Border / Feeling Zero
* Apollo 751   Coleman Hawkins - Woody'n You / Rainbow Mist

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

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 FeelDeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
119-4I Want To Talk About YouDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
120Blowing The Blues AwaySwingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
120-3-DeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
121-2Opus XDeLuxe 2002; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
122I'll Wait And PrayDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
123The Real Thing Happened To MeDeLuxe 2002; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
* Ember (E) FA 2010   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B
* Audio Lab AL 1549   Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B
* Swingtime (E) ST 1015   Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* DeLuxe 2001   Billy Eckstine - If That's The Way You Feel / Blowing The Blues Away
* DeLuxe 2003   Billy Eckstine - I Want To Talk About You / I'll Wait And Pray
* DeLuxe 2002   Billy Eckstine - Opus X / The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

Clyde Hart's All Stars

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 NowContinental 6013; Remington REP 84, R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
2. W3302I Want Every Bit Of ItContinental 6020; Remington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
3. W3303That's The BluesContinental 6013; Remington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
4. W3304G.I. BluesRemington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
5. -G.I. Blues (4-F Blues)Continental 6020; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
6. W3305Dream Of YouContinental 6060; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
7. W3306Seventh AvenueContinental 6005; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
8. W3307Sorta KindaContinental 6005; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
9. W3308Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh OohContinental 6060; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Remington R 1031   Clyde Hart/Timme Rosenkrantz/Rubberlegs Williams - The Birth Of Bebop And Blues
* Remington REP 84   Clyde Hart - What's The Matter Now / ???
* Continental 6013   Clyde Hart - What's The Matter Now / That's The Blues
* Continental 6020   Clyde Hart - I Want Every Bit Of It / G.I. Blues
* Continental 6060   Clyde Hart - Dream Of You / Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh Ooh
* Continental 6005   Clyde Hart - Seventh Avenue / Sorta Kinda
* Remington LP 803   Clyde Hart's All Stars (no details)

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 StartedManor 1042; Arco AL 8; Columbia CL 1036; Epic LN 24030; Columbia (E) 33SX 1521; Everest FS 219
W1224Good BaitManor 1042; Arco AL 8; Epic LN 24030; Columbia (E) 33SX 1521; Everest FS 219
W1225Salt Peanuts (Salted Peanuts)Manor 5000; Arco AL 8; Everest FS 219
W1226Be-Bop (Dizzy's Fingers)-
* Columbia CL 1036   Benny Goodman/Louis Armstrong/Duke Ellington/Dizzy Gillespie - The Jazz Makers
* Epic LN 24030   Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV
* Columbia (E) 33SX 1521   Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV
* Everest FS 219   Various Artists - Live Sessions At Minton's
* Arco AL 8   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
* Manor 1042; Columbia 30147   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Good Bait
* Manor 5000; Regal 132   Dizzy Gillespie - Salted Peanuts / Dizzy's Fingers

Oscar Pettiford And His 18 All Stars

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)Manor 1034; Blue Star (F) 120; Xanadu 124
2. W1219Worried Life BluesManor 1034; Xanadu 124
3. W1220Empty Bed Blues, Part 1Manor 1002; Blue Star (F) 120; Xanadu 124
4. W1221Empty Bed Blues, Part 2Manor 1002; Xanadu 124
* Xanadu 124   Various Artists - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 2
* Manor 1034   Oscar Pettiford - Something For You / Worried Life Blues
* Blue Star (F) 120   Oscar Pettiford - Something For You / Empty Bed Blues, Part 1
* Manor 1002   Oscar Pettiford - Empty Bed Blues, Part 1&2

Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra

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 BoydsGuild 111; Musicraft 489; Savoy MG 12040
G549-2SummertimeGuild 111; Musicraft 366; Savoy MG 12040
* Savoy MG 12040   Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Meets Stravinsky
* Guild 111   Boyd Raeburn - March Of The Boyds / Summertime
* Musicraft 489   Boyd Raeburn - March Of The Boyds / A Night In Tunisia
* Musicraft 366   Boyd Raeburn - Summertime / You've Got Me Crying Again

Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra

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) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Boyd Raeburn (arranger, conductor): Oscar Pettiford (bass) replaces Mendi
NYC, January, 1945
G542-2A Night In TunisiaGuild 107; Musicraft 489; Savoy MG 12040
* Savoy MG 12040   Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Meets Stravinsky
* Guild 107   Boyd Raeburn - A Night In Tunisia / I Didn't Know About You
* Musicraft 489   Boyd Raeburn - March Of The Boyds / A Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1945
G554Groovin' HighMasters Of Jazz MJCD 128
G555Blue 'N' BoogieGuild 1001; Musicraft 486, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1001   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Groovin' High
* Musicraft 486   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Hot House

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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' HighGuild 1001; Musicraft 485, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
G556All The Things You AreMusicraft 488, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
G557Dizzy Atmosphere-
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1001   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Groovin' High
* Musicraft 485   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High / A Handfulla Gimme
* Musicraft 488   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Atmosphere / All The Things You Are

Albinia Jones With Don Byas' Swing Seven

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 BluesNational 9012; EmArcy MG 36017; Savoy SJL 2233
NSC50Salty Papa BluesNational 9013; Savoy SJL 2233
NSC51Albinia's Blues-
NSC52Don't You Wear No BlackNational 9012; Savoy SJL 2233
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Savoy SJL 2233   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues
* National 9012   Albinia Jones - Evil Gal Blues / Don't You Wear No Black
* National 9013   Albinia Jones - Salty Papa Blues / Albinia's Blues

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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

Dizzy Gillespie And His All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -3)
NYC, May 11, 1945
1. G565A-1Salt PeanutsGuild 1003; Musicraft 518, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
2. G566A-1Shaw 'NuffGuild 1002; Musicraft MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
3. G567A-1Lover ManGuild 1002; Musicraft 499, MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
4. G568A-1Hot HouseGuild 1003; Musicraft 486, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1003   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / Hot House
* Musicraft 518   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / I Waited For You
* Guild 1002; Musicraft 354   Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man / Shaw 'Nuff
* Musicraft 499   Sarah Vaughan/George Treadwell - I'm Through With Love / Sarah Vaughan/Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man
* Musicraft 486   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Hot House

Sarah Vaughan With Dizzy Gillespie Septet

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 DoContinental 6008; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
2. W3326I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream-
3. W3327Mean To MeContinental 6024; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Continental 6008   Sarah Vaughan - What More Can A Woman Do / I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream
* Continental 6024   Sarah Vaughan - Signing Off / Mean To Me

Charlie Parker Sextet

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)Stash ST 260, STCD 535
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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

Red Norvo And His Selected Sextet

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-AHallelujahDial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T8-B-Dial unissued
T8-C--
T8-D--
T8-EHallelujah (Sing Hallelujah!)Dial 1045; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105, SPJ 127
T8-FHallelujahComet T-6; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
T9-AGet HappyDial unissued
T9-B-Dial 1035, LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T9-C-Dial unissued
T9-D-Comet T-7; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
J.C. Heard (drums) replaces Powell
T10-ASlam Slam Blues (Bird's Blues)Dial 1045, LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T10-BSlam Slam BluesComet T-6; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T11-ACongo BluesDial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T11-AACongo Blues (uncomplete take)Dial LP 903
T11-BCongo BluesDial 1035; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
T11-BBCongo Blues (uncomplete take)Dial LP 903
T11-CCongo BluesComet T-7; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
* Dial LP 903   Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 127   Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 105   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 5
* Dial 1045   Red Norvo - Bird's Blues / Sing Hallelujah!
* Comet T-6   Red Norvo - Halleluliah / Slim Slam Blues
* Dial 1035   Red Norvo - Congo Blues / Get Happy
* Comet T-7   Red Norvo - Get Happy / Congo Blues

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

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.IntroUptown UPCD 27.51
2.Bebop-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
4.Groovin' High-
5.Salt Peanuts-
6.Hot House-
7.52nd Street Theme-
* Uptown UPCD 27.51   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945

Charlie Parker Rebeboppers / The Be Bop Boys

Miles Davis (trumpet -2/10) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1/10,13, trumpet, piano -11,12) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)Savoy 945, 45-302, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
2. S5850-1Billie's Bounce (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
3. S5850-2Billie's Bounce (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
4. S5850-3Billie's Bounce (new-take 3)-
5. S5850-4Billie's Bounce (new-take 4)-
6. S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)Savoy 573, 45-304, XP 8000, MG 9001, MG 12009, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
7. S5851-1Now's The Time (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
8. S5851-2Now's The Time (short-take 2)-
9. S5851-3Now's The Time (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
10. S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)Savoy 573, 45-300, 4508, XP 8000, MG 9000, MG 12001, MG 12079, MG 12125, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
11. S5853-1Ko-Ko (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
12. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (Cocoa)Savoy 597, 45-311, 4508, XP 8001, XP 8097, MG 9000, MG 9034, MG 12014, MG 12079, MG 12126, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
13.Meandering (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12079   Charlie Parker Story
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8000   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-300   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Red Cross
* Savoy 4508   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Ko-Ko
* Savoy 45-311   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Marmaduke
* Savoy 945   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 573   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
= Savoy 918   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
* Savoy 597   Don Byas - How High The Moon / Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko
= Savoy 916   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Don Byas - How High The Moon

Dizzy Gillespie And His Bebop Six

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 AtmosphereSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Klacto (E) MG 102; Stash STCD 535
Shaw 'NuffSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Stash STCD 535
Groovin' High-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

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)Savoy XP 8097, MG 12014
BTJ39-2Flat Foot Floogie (orig.-take 2)-
BTJ40-2Popity Pop (orig.-take 1)Savoy XP 8098, MG 9034, MG 12014
BTJ41RESlim's Jam (new-take 2)-
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) and others
probably NYC, 1945
Donna LeePhilology (It) 214 W 18
Groovin' High-
* Philology (It) 214 W 18   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 4

1946

Dizzy Gillespie And His Rebop Six

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 PeanutsMeexa Discox 1776; Spotlite (E) SPJ 123; Phoenix Jazz LP 17
* Meexa Discox 1776   Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Phoenix Jazz LP 17   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotusland

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 1Mercury 11039, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518, VSP 41
2. 412 | 267Crazy Rhythm, Part 2Mercury 11040, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518, VSP 41
3. 413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1Mercury 11040, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
4. 414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2Mercury 11039, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
5. 309The Man I Love, Part 1Mercury 11042, MG 35011; Verve MG VOL.5, VE2 2518, VSP 41
6. 310The Man I Love, Part 2Mercury 11043, MG 35011; Verve MG VOL.5, VE2 2518, VSP 41
7. 311The Man I Love, Part 3Mercury 11044, MG 35011; Verve MG VOL.5, VE2 2518, VSP 41
8. 312The Man I Love, Part 4-
9. 313The Man I Love, Part 5Mercury 11043, MG 35011; Verve MG VOL.5, VE2 2518, VSP 41
10. 314The Man I Love, Part 6Mercury 11042, MG 35011; Verve MG VOL.5, VE2 2518, VSP 41
11. 150Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1Clef unissued
12. 151Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2-
13. 152Lover Come Back To Me, Part 3-
14. 153Lover Come Back To Me, Part 4-
* Verve MG VOL.2   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 2
* Verve VE2 2518   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Bird And Pres - The '46 Concerts
* Verve VSP 41   Lester Young At JATP
* Verve MG VOL.5   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 5
* Mercury MG 35004, MG VOL.3, MG VOL.3x45; Clef MG VOL.3   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 3
* Mercury MG 35011, MG VOL.11, MG VOL.11x45; Clef MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11
* Mercury 11039, 11039x45; Clef 11039, 11039x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 1 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2
* Mercury 11040, 11040x45; Clef 11040, 11040x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 2 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
* Mercury 11042, 11042x45; Clef 11042, 11042x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 1&6
* Mercury 11043, 11043x45; Clef 11043, 11043x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 2&5
* Mercury 11044, 11044x45; Clef 11044, 11044x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 3&4

Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers

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 DayBlack & White 41; Tops L 1639
BW184-2Weepin' Willie-
BW185-2LEvery Time I Think Of YouBlack & White 42; Tops L 1639
BW186-2LBaranco Boogie-
* Tops L 1639   Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers - Hot Piano
* Black & White 41   Wilbert Baranco - Night And Day / Weepin' Willie
* Black & White 42   Wilbert Baranco - Every Time I Think Of You / Baranco Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards Orchestra

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)Paramount 101, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (Part Two)-
PAR-102-AWho (Part Three)Paramount 102, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (Part Four)-
* Phoenix Jazz LP 4   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight
* Paramount A-1 (withdrawn)   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Meets Kern
* Paramount 101   Dizzy Gillespie - Part One / Part Two
* Paramount 102   Dizzy Gillespie - Part Three / Part Four

Tempo Jazz Men / Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen

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)Dial 1004 (alt.1), 1004 (alt.2), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101; Stash STCD 567
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Stash STCD 567   Charlie Parker - The Complete Dial Sessions
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial 1004 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - Diggin' Diz
* Dial 1004 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / Diggin' Diz

Tempo Jazz Men / Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen

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-EConfirmationDial 1004 (alt.2), 1008, 1008 (alt.1), 1008 (alt.2), LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1002-EDiggin' For DizDial 1005, LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1003-ADynamo A (Dynamo)Dial 1001, 1001 (alt.1), 1001 (alt.3), LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1003-BDynamo B (Dynamo A)Dial 1001, 1001 (alt.2), 1001 (alt.4), 1001 (alt.5); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1004-BWhen I Grow Too Old To DreamDial 1004, 1008 (alt.1), LP 212
D1004-E-Dial 1008 (alt.2); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1005-A'Round MidnightDial 1001 (alt.1), 1001 (alt.2), 1001 (alt.4), 1003, LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1005-B-Dial 1001 (alt.3), 1001 (alt.5); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 132   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Berman/Fats Navarro - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Dial LP 212   Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets
* Dial 1004 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / Diggin' Diz
* Dial 1008   Tempo Jazz Men - Confirmation / Ralph Burns - Dial-Ogue
= Dial D 1   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1947
* Dial 1008 (alt.1)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / When I Grow Too Old To Dream
* Dial 1008 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / When I Grow Too Old To Dream
* Dial 1005   Tempo Jazz Men - Diggin' For Diz / Howard McGhee - Trumpet At Tempo
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1001   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / Dynamo B
* Dial 1001 (alt.1)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.3)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.2)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.4)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo B / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.5)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo B / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1004   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - When I Grow Too Old To
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1003   Tempo Jazz Men - 'Round Midnight / Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1/5) 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)RCA Victor 40-0130, LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D6VB1682-252nd Street Theme (take 2)RCA Victor LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D6VB1683-1Night In Tunisia (take 1)RCA Victor 40-0132, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D6VB1683-2Night In Tunisia (incomplete take)RCA Victor LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
5. D6VB1684-1Ol' Man RebopRCA Victor 40-0130, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
6. D6VB1685-1Anthropology (take 1)RCA Victor 40-0132, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
7. D6VB1685-2Anthropology (take 2)RCA Victor LPT 3046, LPV 530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT 3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor 40-0130   Dizzy Gillespie - 52nd Street Theme / Ol' Man Rebop
* RCA Victor 40-0132   Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia / Anthropology

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (piano) Red Callender (bass) Doc West (drums)
California, February, 1946
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1Stash ST 260, STCD 535
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2-
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Tony Scott And His Down Beat Club Septet

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 SoonGotham 105; Atlantic LP 116; Onyx ORI 203
2. S1121You're Only Happy When I'm BlueGotham 117; Official 3032; Onyx ORI 203
3. S1122Ten Lessons With TimothyGotham 105; Official 3032; Onyx ORI 203
* Onyx ORI 203   Tony Scott/Slam Stewart/Don Byas/Big Sid Catlett - 52nd Street, Vol. 1
* Atlantic LP 116   Sarah Vaughan Sings
* Gotham 105   Tony Scott - All Too Soon / Ten Lessons With Timothy
* Gotham 117   Tony Scott - You're Only Happy When I'm Blue / Earl Bostic - Tippin' In
* Official 3032   Tony Scott - You're Only Happy When I'm Blue / Ten Lessons With Timothy

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 1Musicraft 404; Prestige PR 24030
5498Oop Bop Sha BamMusicraft 383; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5499A Handfulla GimmeMusicraft 485; Prestige PR 24030
5500That's Earl, BrotherMusicraft 383; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Musicraft 404   Dizzy Gillespie - One Bass Hit, Part 1&2
* Musicraft 383   Dizzy Gillespie - That's Earl, Brother / Oop Bop Sha Bam
* Musicraft 485   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High / A Handfulla Gimme

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 DelightHi-Fly H 01
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-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 DelightMusicraft 399; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5551Good Dues BluesMusicraft 399; Prestige PR 24030
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft 399   Dizzy Gillespie - Our Delight / Good Dues Blues

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Allen Eager, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, June 17, 1946
172/174Dizzy's BluesClef unissued
175/178I've Found A New Baby-
179/181The Man I Love-
182/184Blues-

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946
Things To ComeHi-Fly H 01
Things To Come (alt. take)-
Second Balcony Jump-
Groovin' High-
Our Delight-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 MeHi-Fly H 01
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946
unknown titleHi-Fly H 01
One Bass Hit-
The Man I Love-
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
'Round Midnight-
Ray's Idea-
Cool Breeze-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 2Musicraft 404; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5610Ray's IdeaMusicraft 487; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5611Things To ComeMusicraft 447; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5612He Bepped When He Shoulda BoppedMusicraft 487; Prestige PR 24030
-He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped (alt. take)Musicraft unknown
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft 404   Dizzy Gillespie - One Bass Hit, Part 1&2
* Musicraft 487   Dizzy Gillespie - Ray's Idea / He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped
* Musicraft 447   Dizzy Gillespie - Emanon / Things To Come

Ray Brown's All Stars / The Be Bop Boys

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 OnlySavoy 976, MG 9012, MG 12110, SJL 2225
S3355BSmoky Hollow JumpSavoy 902, MG 9012, MG 12110, SJL 2225
S3356BBoppin' The Blues (Dizz-Moody)Savoy 940, MG 9012, MG 12110, SJL 2225
S3357BMoody SpeaksSavoy 902, MG 9012, MG 12110, SJL 2225
* Savoy MG 12110   The Dizzy Gillespie Story
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy MG 9012   Various Artists - New Sound In Modern Music
* Savoy 976   Fats Navarro - Ice Freezes Red / Ray Brown - For Hecklers Only
* Savoy 902   The Be Bop Boys - Smoky Hollow Jump / Moody Speaks
* Savoy 940   Sonny Stitt - Serenade To A Square / Boppin' The Blues

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 YouMusicraft 518; Prestige PR 24030
5789EmanonMusicraft 447; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Musicraft 518   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / I Waited For You
* Musicraft 447   Dizzy Gillespie - Emanon / Things To Come

1947 (age 30)

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 12, 1947
BluesClef unissued

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1,3,4, trumpet, vocals -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 -2)
NYC, August 22, 1947
1. D7VB1542-1Ow!RCA Victor 20-2480, LJM 1009, LPV 519; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D7VB1543-1Oop-Pop-A-DaRCA Victor 20-2480, LPV 519; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D7VB1544-1Two Bass HitRCA Victor 20-2603, LJM 1009, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D7VB1545-1Stay On ItRCA Victor 20-2603, LPV 519; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-2480   Dizzy Gillespie - Ow! / Oop-Pop-A-Da
* RCA Victor 20-2603   Dizzy Gillespie - Two Bass Hit / Stay On It

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

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 ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
Hot House-
Fine And Dandy-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

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 IISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Tiger RagSpotlite (E) SPJ 107; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
52nd Street ThemeSpotlite (E) SPJ 107
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13001A Night In Tunisia, Part 2-
13002Dizzy AtmosphereBlack Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Mode (F) MDINT 9161; Natural Organic 7000
13003Groovin' High, Part 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13004Groovin' High, Part 2-
13005Confirmation (Riff Warmer)Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy 45-308, XP 8005, MG 9011, SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Natural Organic 7000
Ko-KoSavoy SJL 1177; Natural Organic 7000
* Savoy SJL 1177   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bebop's Heartbeat
* Roost RLP 2234   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Roost RLP 2257   The World Of Charlie Parker
* Vogue (E) LAE 12252   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Vogue (F) DP 08   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - 3 Geants Du Jazz
* Charlie Parker CP 512   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Natural Organic 7000   Various Artists - It Happened One Night
* Mode (F) MDINT 9161   Various Artists - Lullabies Of Birdland
* Birdland BLP 425   A Night At Carnegie Hall With Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-308   Charlie Parker - Barbados / Riff Warmer
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia, Part 1&2
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Atmosphere / Confirmation
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High, Part 1&2

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 CubaArco AL 8
N1792-2EPanic In Puerto Rico-
N1793-2EBop Salad-
N1794-EA Serenade In Fifths-
N1795-B2To Be Sure-
Cool Breeze
Relaxin' At Camarillo
One Bass Hit
Nearness
Salt Peanuts
Cubano-Be Cubano-Bop
Hot House
Toccata For Trumpet
Opp-Pop-A-Da
Things To Come
YesterdaysRoulette unissued
* Arco AL 8   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

The Metronome All Stars

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 HereCapitol 15039, M 11031
* Capitol M 11031   The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions
* Capitol 15039, 2417, (E) 13019   The Metronome All Stars - Leap Here / Metronome Riff

The Metronome All Stars + Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

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)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2934-4Metronome RiffCapitol 15039, M 11031
* Capitol M 11031   The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions
* Capitol 15039, 2417, (E) 13019   The Metronome All Stars - Leap Here / Metronome Riff

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1,3,4, trumpet, vocals -2) 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 -1/3, congas, bongos, chanting vocals -4) Kenny Hagood (vocals -2)
NYC, December 22, 1947
1. D7VB2932-1Algo Bueno (Woody'n You)RCA Victor 20-3186, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D7VB2933-1Cool BreezeRCA Victor 20-3023, LPV 519; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D7VB2934-1Cubana BeRCA Victor 20-3145, LJM 1009, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D7VB2935-1Cubana Bop-
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-3186   Dizzy Gillespie - Algo Bueno / Minor Walk
* RCA Victor 20-3023   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca / Cool Breeze
* RCA Victor 20-3145   Dizzy Gillespie - Cubana Be / Cubana Bop

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1/3,5, trumpet, vocals -4) 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 -4)
NYC, December 30, 1947
1. D7VB3090-1MantecaRCA Victor 20-3023, LPT 3046, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D7VB3091Woody'n YouRCA Victor LJM 1009; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB
3. D7VB3092-1Good BaitRCA Victor 20-2878, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D7VB3093-1Ool-Ya-KooRCA Victor 20-2878, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
5. D7VB3094-1Minor WalkRCA Victor 20-3186, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT 3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor 20-3023   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca / Cool Breeze
* RCA Victor 20-2878   Dizzy Gillespie - Good Bait / Ool-Ya-Koo
* RCA Victor 20-3186   Dizzy Gillespie - Algo Bueno / Minor Walk

1948

Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Orchestre

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-DaDisques Swing (F) M 33301; Vogue (F) LD 651-30
'Round Midnight-
Woody'n You (Algo Bueno)-
I Can't Get Started-
Two Bass HitVogue (F) LD 651-30
Good Bait-
Afro-Cuban SuiteDisques Swing (F) M 33301; Vogue (F) LD 651-30
Ool-Ya-Koo-
Things To Come-
* Vogue (F) LD 651-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Paris, Salle Pleyel, 28 Fevrier 1948: 15eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 49
= Mode (F) CMDINT 9849   Dizzy Gillespie - Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948: The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 43
= Vogue (E) VRL 3011   Dizzy Gillespie - Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948
= Prestige PR 7818   The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra At Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
* Disques Swing (F) M 33301   Dizzy Gillespie - Pleyel Jazz Concert, Vol. 1

The Original Dizzy Gillespie Big Band

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
EmanonGene Norman Presents Vol. 4, GNP 23
Ool-Ya-Koo-
Stay On It-
Good Bait-
One Bass Hit-
MantecaGene Norman Presents Vol. 4, GNP 23, GNP 20, GNP 25
'Round MidnightGene Norman Presents GNP 23
I Can't Get Started-
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 23   The Original Dizzy Gillespie Big Band In Concert
= Jazz Legacy (F) JL 60   Dizzy Gillespie - Pasadena Concert 1948: Jazz Legacy 10
= GNP/ZYX (E) GNPD 23   Dizzy Gillespie And His Big Band In Concert Featuring Chano Pozo
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 20   Various Artists - Be Our Guest!
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 25   Various Artists - Afro Drum Carnival
* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 4   Dizzy Gillespie In Concert

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1/3, trumpet, vocals -4) 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. D8VB4148-1Guarachi GuaroRCA Victor 20-3370, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D8VB4149-1Duff CapersRCA Victor LJM 1009, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D8VB4150-1Lover Come Back To MeRCA Victor 20-3370, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D8VB4151-1I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 1)RCA Victor LJM 1009; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-3370   Dizzy Gillespie - Guarachi Guaro / Lover Come Back To Me

1949

Metronome All-Star Bands

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)RCA Victor 20-3361; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)RCA Victor LPT 3046, LPV 519; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)-
D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alt. take)RCA Camden CAL 339
omit Davis, Navarro, Johnson, Caceres
D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)RCA Victor 20-3361, LEJ 10; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Camden CAL 426, (E) CDN 112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Camden CAL 339   Various Artists - Great Jazz Reeds
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT 3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor LEJ 10   Various Artists - The RCA Victor Encyclopedia Of Recorded Jazz, Album 10 Of 12 Great Albums: "Ori To Rus"
* RCA Victor 20-3361; His Master's Voice B-9818   Metronome All-Star Bands - Overtime / Victory Ball

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 -3,4)
NYC, April 14, 1949
1. D9VB471-1Swedish SuiteRCA Victor 20-3457, LJM 1009, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D9VB472-1St. Louis BluesRCA Victor LJM 1009, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D9VB473-1I Should CareRCA Victor 20-3457; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D9VB474-1That Old Black MagicRCA Victor 20-3481; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-3457   Dizzy Gillespie - Swedish Suite / I Should Care
* RCA Victor 20-3481   Dizzy Gillespie - That Old Black Magic / Jump Did-Le Ba

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1,2, trumpet, vocals -3,4) 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 -1) Joe Carroll (vocals -3)
NYC, May 6, 1949
1. D9VB1009You Go To My HeadRCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D9VB1010-1Dizzier And Dizzier (Katy)RCA Victor LJM 1009, LPM 2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D9VB1011-1Jump Did-Le BaRCA Victor 20-3481, LPV 519; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D8VB4151-2I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 2)RCA Victor LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPM 2398, LSP 2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-3481   Dizzy Gillespie - That Old Black Magic / Jump Did-Le Ba

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -1, trumpet -2/4) 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 -1,4) Johnny Hartman (vocals -3)
NYC, July 6, 1949
1. D9VB1793-1Hey Pete! Le's Eat Mo' MeatRCA Victor LJM 1009, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D9VB1794-1Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
3. D9VB1795-1If Love Is TroubleRCA Victor 20-3538; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D9VB1796-1In The Land Of Oo-Bla-DeeRCA Victor 20-3538, LPV 530; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LJM 1009   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Dizzier And Dizzier
* RCA Victor LPV 530   Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor 20-3538   Dizzy Gillespie - If Love Is Trouble / In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 WhenCapitol 57-797, F 428, M 11059, (J) CR-8084
4317Tally HoCapitol 57-839, M 11059, (J) CR-8084
4318You Stole My Wife, You Horse ThiefCapitol 57-797, M 11059, (J) CR-8084
4319I Can't RememberCapitol 57-839, (J) CR-8084
* Capitol M 11059   Tadd Dameron/Babs Gonzales/Dizzy Gillespie - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 13: Strictly Bebop
* Capitol (J) CR-8084   Dizzy Gillespie/Lennie Tristano - Jazz Of The Forties: Hot VS Cool
* Capitol F 428   Dizzy Gillespie - Say When / ???
* Capitol 57-797, (E) CL 13255   Dizzy Gillespie - Say When / You Stole My Wife, You Horse Thief
* Capitol 57-839   Dizzy Gillespie - Tally Ho / I Can't Remember

1950

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 CoastCapitol 15852, H 326, TBO 1970, M 11059, (J) CR-8084
4331CarambolaCapitol 15611, 57-892, H 235, T 796, T 667, (J) CR-8084
4332Oo-La-LaCapitol 15849, H 325, M 11059, (J) CR-8084
4333Honeysuckle RoseCapitol 57-892, (J) CR-8084
* Capitol TBO 1970   Various Artists - Esquire's World Of Jazz
* Capitol M 11059   Tadd Dameron/Babs Gonzales/Dizzy Gillespie - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 13: Strictly Bebop
* Capitol (J) CR-8084   Dizzy Gillespie/Lennie Tristano - Jazz Of The Forties: Hot VS Cool
* Capitol T 796   Various Artists - The History Of Jazz, Vol. 4: Enter The Cool
* Capitol T 667   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Battle Of The Big Bands
* Capitol H 326, (E) LC 6579   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Trumpet Stylists
* Capitol H 235, (E) LC 6510   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Battle Of The Big Bands
* Capitol H 325, (E) LC 6561   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: The Modern Idiom
* Capitol 15852   Dizzy Gillespie - Coast To Coast / ???
* Capitol 15611   Dizzy Gillespie - Carambola / ???
* Capitol 57-892   Dizzy Gillespie - Carambola / Honeysuckle Rose
* Capitol 15849   Dizzy Gillespie - Oo-La-La / ???

Metronome All-Stars

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 DateColumbia 38734; Harmony HL 7044
CO42630-1No Figs-
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 38734, DB-2718   Metronome All-Stars - No Figs / Double Date

Charlie Parker - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4BloomdidoMercury 11058, MGC 512; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8194, MGV 8230, MGV 8341, V/V6 8409, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
411-3An Oscar For TreadwellVerve MGV 8006
411-4-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, VE2 2501
412-3MohawkVerve MGV 8006
412-6-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
413-1My Melancholy Baby-
413-2-Mercury 11058, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, V6 8787, VE2 2501
414-1Leap FrogVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-2--
414-3--
414-4-Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
414-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-6-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
414-7-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-9--
414-10--
415-1Relaxin' With Lee-
415-2-Verve MGV 8006, V3HB 8840
415-3-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
415-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8006   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11058, 11058x45; Clef 11058, 11058x45   Charlie Parker - Bloomdido / My Melancholy Baby
* Mercury 11082, 11082x45; Clef 11082, 11082x45   Charlie Parker - An Oscar For Treadwell / Mohawk
* Mercury 11076, 11076x45; Clef 11076, 11076x45   Charlie Parker - Leap Frog / Relaxin' With Lee

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Percy Heath (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
Chicago, IL, middle 1950
Nice Work If You Can Get Itprivate tape
A Night In Tunisia-
Emanon-

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 AgainPrestige 736; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige (J) SLP 47, PRCD 24116-2
109ANice Work If You Can Get ItPrestige 736, PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 24030, (J) SLP 47, PRCD 24116-2
110AThinking Of YouPrestige 728; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 24030, PRCD 24116-2
111Too Much WeightNew Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PRCD 24116-2
* New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie/Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Prestige PRCD 24116-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis/Dizzy Gillespie/Red Rodney/Bennie Green - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 3
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro/Dizzy Gillespie/Miles Davis/Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Prestige 736   Dizzy Gillespie - She's Gone Again / Nice Work If You Can Get It
* Prestige 728   Sonny Stitt - To Think You've Chosen Me / Dizzy Gillespie - Thinking Of You

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards' Orchestra

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 ChariotDiscovery 140, EP 13, DL 3013; Savoy 4512, MG 12110, MG 12126
D386-4 | D394Lullaby Of The LeavesDiscovery 142, DL 3013; Savoy MG 12110
D387-3 | D395Million Dollar BabyDiscovery 143, DL 3013; Savoy 4512, MG 12110
D388-5 | D396What Is There To SayDiscovery 143, DL 3013; Savoy MG 12110
* Savoy MG 12110   The Dizzy Gillespie Story
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Discovery DL 3013   Dizzy Gillespie Plays - Johnny Richards Conducts
* Discovery EP 13   Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards' Orchestra
* Savoy 4512   Dizzy Gillespie - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Million Dollar Baby
* Discovery 140   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Interlude In C
* Discovery 142   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Lullaby Of The Leaves / On The Alamo
* Discovery 143   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Million Dollar Baby / What Is There To Say

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards' Orchestra

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): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1950
D389-6 | D397Alone TogetherDiscovery 141, EP 13, DL 3013; Savoy MG 12110
D390-7 | D398These Are The Things I Love-
D391-5 | D399On The AlamoDiscovery 142, DL 3013; Savoy MG 12110
D392-3 | D340Interlude In CDiscovery 140, EP 13, DL 3013; Savoy MG 12110
* Savoy MG 12110   The Dizzy Gillespie Story
* Discovery DL 3013   Dizzy Gillespie Plays - Johnny Richards Conducts
* Discovery EP 13   Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards' Orchestra
* Discovery 141   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Alone Together / These Are The Things I Love
* Discovery 142   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Lullaby Of The Leaves / On The Alamo
* Discovery 140   Dizzy Gillespie/Johnny Richards - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Interlude In C

1951

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 BluesOberon 5100
Yesterdays-
A Night In Tunisia-
Ooh-Pa-Pa-DahDuke (It) D 1019
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)-
* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951
* Duke (It) D 1019   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951
Good GrooveBroadcast Tributes 0009
Tin Tin Deo, No. 1-
Birks' WorksDuke (It) D 1019; Broadcast Tributes 0009
Wow!private tape
Good BaitOberon 5100; Duke (It) D 1019
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)Duke (It) D 1019
* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951, Vol. 2
* Duke (It) D 1019   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works
* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, January 20, 1951
Groovin' HighBroadcast Tributes 0009
I Can't Get Startedprivate tape
A Night In TunisiaBroadcast Tributes 0009
Ooh-Pa-Pa-Dahprivate tape
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) J.J. Johnson (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, February 3, 1951
Birks' WorksOberon 5100
I Can't Get Started-
Lady Be Goodprivate tape
Good BaitBroadcast Tributes 0009
Jumpin' With Symphony SidOberon 5100
* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951
* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 BoogieDee Gee XP 4005; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
4015Tin Tin DeoDee Gee XP 4002, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
4020Birks' WorksDee Gee XP 4003, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4005   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 6
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) J.J. Johnson (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Carl "Kansas" Fields (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, March 17, 1951
Birks' Works (air check 2)Oberon 5100
Tin Tin Deo, No. 3Broadcast Tributes 0009
Lady Be Goodprivate tape
I Can't Get Started-
The ChampBroadcast Tributes 0009
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951
* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1951
Blue 'N' BoogieColumbia JC 34831
Anthropology-
'Round Midnight-
A Night In Tunisia-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Columbia JC 34831   Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

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 MoonKlacto (E) MG 102; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003
Ornithology-
Hot House-
Embraceable You-
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2 - Bird Meets Birks

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 GoodDee Gee XP 4003, MG 1000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
3637Love Me Pretty BabyDee Gee XP 4004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
3638The Champ, Part 1&2Dee Gee XP 4000, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee XP 4000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 MessDee Gee XP 4003, MG 1004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
1210School DaysDee Gee XP 4004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
1500Swing Low, Sweet CadillacDee Gee XP 4002, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
Bopsie's BluesDee Gee XP 4000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
Bopsie's Blues (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2209
I Couldn't Beat The RapDee Gee XP 4000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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
2300CaravanDee Gee XP 4003, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
-Caravan (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2209
2301Nobody Knows The Trouble (I've Seen)Dee Gee XP 4001, MG 1004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
2302The Bluest BluesDee Gee XP 4002, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
2303On The Sunny Side Of The StreetDee Gee XP 4005, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
2304StardustDee Gee XP 4002, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
2305Time On My HandsDee Gee XP 4004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee MG 1004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4001   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4005   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 6
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5

1952

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Sandy Block (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
Dumont TV Studios, NYC, February 24, 1952
Hot HousePhoenix Jazz LP 12
* Phoenix Jazz LP 12   Charlie Parker - New Bird, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 RhymesAtlantic 1011, EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257
2. 806This Is HappinessAtlantic 966, ALS 142, LP 1257
3. 807Dizz' Tune (Mrs. Diz)Atlantic 1011, ALS 142, LP 1257
4. 808Love Is Here To StayAtlantic 966, EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Atlantic ALS 142   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 521   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic 1011   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' The Nursery Rhymes / Dizz' Tune (Mrs. Diz)
* Atlantic 966   Dizzy Gillespie - This Is Happiness / Love Is Here To Stay

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 TwoBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122; Esquire (E) 10-253; Atlantic EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14777 | 877Cognac BluesBlue Star (F) 255; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 142, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14778 | 876Moon NocturneBlue Star (F) 257, BLP 6807; Atlantic ALS 138; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14779 | 942Sabla-Y-BluBlue Star (F) 255; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 138; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14780 | 941Blue And SentimentalBlue Star (F) 257, BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122; Atlantic EP 521, ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14781 | 878Just One More ChanceBarclay (F) 844.006; Esquire (E) 10-253; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 142; Universal (F) 980 986-3
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6807   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic ALS 142   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Atlantic ALS 138   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Atlantic EP 521   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic EP 514   Dizzy Gillespie
* Esquire (E) 10-253   Dizzy Gillespie - Cocktails For Two / Just One More Chance
* Blue Star (F) 255; Esquire (E) 10-273   Dizzy Gillespie - Cognac Blues / Sabla-Y-Blu
* Blue Star (F) 257   Dizzy Gillespie - Moon Nocturne / Blue And Sentimental

Dizzy Gillespie Jazz Ensemble

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 HomeVogue (F) V 5130, LD 077; Blue Note 1614, BLP 5017; Vogue (F) LD 496-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4210-2Hurry Home (alt. take)Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4211-1Afro-Paris (incomplete)-
52V4211-2Afro-Paris (alt. take)-
52V4211-3 | BN2004Afro-ParisVogue (F) V 5129, LD 077; Blue Note 1614, BLP 5017; Mode (F) CMDINT 9841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4212-1 | BN2008Say Eh!Vogue (F) V 5130, LD 132; Blue Note 1615; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4212-2Say Eh! (alt. take)Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4213I Cover The WaterfrontVogue (F) V 5129, LD 077, LD 496-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
* Vogue (F) LD 496-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 8
= GNP Crescendo GNP 9028   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy!
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89   Dizzy Gillespie - Havin' A Good Time In Paris, Vol. 1: Jazz Legacy 39
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9841   Various Artists - Les Grands Jazzmen Jouent Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 077   Dizzy Gillespie - Paris, March 27/April 11, 1952
* Blue Note BLP 5017   Dizzy Gillespie - Horn Of Plenty
* Vogue (F) LD 132   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) V 5130   Dizzy Gillespie - Hurry Home / Say Eh!
* Blue Note 1614   Dizzy Gillespie - Hurry Home / Afro-Paris
* Vogue (F) V 5129   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Paris / I Cover The Waterfront
* Blue Note 1615   Dizzy Gillespie - Everything Happens To Me / Say Eh!

Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings

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 LoveBlue Star (F) 251, BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14790Night And DayBlue Star (F) 250, BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
-Night And Day (alt. take)Universal (F) 980 986-3
14791Sweet And LovelyBlue Star (F) 252, BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
-Sweet And Lovely (alt. take 1)Universal (F) 980 986-3
-Sweet And Lovely (alt. take 2)-
14792My Old FlameBlue Star (F) 252, BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
-My Old Flame (alt. take)Universal (F) 980 986-3
14793I Waited For YouBlue Star (F) 250, BLP 6806; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14794Ghost Of A ChanceBlue Star (F) 251, BLP 6806; Clef MGC 136, MGC 747; Universal (F) 980 986-3
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
14795They Can't Take That Away From MeBlue Star (F) 256, BLP 6807; Universal (F) 980 986-3
-They Can't Take That Away From Me (alt. take)Universal (F) 980 986-3
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)Blue Star (F) 256; Universal (F) 980 986-3
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Clef MGC 747   Dizzy Gillespie/Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris (not released)
= Verve MGV 8015   Dizzy Gillespie/Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6806   Dizzy Gillespie With Strings
* Clef MGC 136   Dizzy Gillespie With Strings
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6807   Dizzy Gillespie
* Blue Star (F) 251; Esquire (E) 10-333   Dizzy Gillespie - The Man I Love / Ghost Of A Chance
* Blue Star (F) 250; Esquire (E) 10-363   Dizzy Gillespie - Night And Day / I Waited For You
* Blue Star (F) 252; Esquire (E) 10-343   Dizzy Gillespie - Sweet And Lovely / My Old Flame
* Blue Star (F) 256   Dizzy Gillespie - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Break At The Beginning

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 SouthBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Esquire (E) 10-263; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15174Lullaby In Rhythm (alt. take)Universal (F) 980 986-3
15174 | 939Lullaby In RhythmBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Atlantic LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15175 | 945Just Blues (One More Blues)Esquire (E) 10-263; Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257, LP 1337; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15176Blue MarineBlue Star (F) BLP 6807
15177 | 944Ain't Misbehavin'Barclay (F) 844.006; Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15178SummertimeBlue Star (F) BLP 6806; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15179Blue MoonBlue Star (F) BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15180 | 938Mama's Blues (Blues Chante) (Mrs. Dizzy Blues)Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
940FragileAtlantic ALS 138
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6807   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic ALS 138   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6806   Dizzy Gillespie With Strings
* Atlantic EP 514   Dizzy Gillespie
* Esquire (E) 10-263   Dizzy Gillespie - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Just Blues (One More Blues)

Dizzy Gillespie Jazz Ensemble

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)Vogue (F) V 5136; Blue Note 1617; Vogue (F) LD 496-30; Pop (F) CBM 60010-30; Mode (F) CMDINT 9514; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4225 | BN2002Lady Bird (Dizzy Song)Vogue (F) V 5135, LD 134; Blue Note 1613, BLP 5017; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4226 | BN2009Somebody Loves MeVogue (F) V 5136, LD 134; Blue Note 1617, BLP 5017; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4227-1 | BN2006She's Funny That WayVogue (F) V 5135, LD 077; Blue Note 1616, BLP 5017; Vogue (F) LD 496-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4227-2She's Funny That Way (alt. take)Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89
52V4228-?Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (alt. take)Vogue (F) unissued
52V4228 | BN2005Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsVogue (F) V 5132, LD 077; Blue Note 1616, BLP 5017; Vogue (F) LD 496-30
52V4229 | BN2001Sweet LorraineVogue (F) V 5140, LD 077; Blue Note 1613, BLP 5017; Vogue (F) LD 496-30, 416039; Mode (F) MDINT 9461
52V4230 | BN2007Everything Happens To MeVogue (F) V 5140, LD 077; Blue Note 1615, BLP 5017; Vogue (F) LD 496-30
52V4231I Don't Know WhyVogue (F) V 5132, EPL 7940, LD 077, LD 496-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9116
* Vogue (F) LD 496-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 8
= GNP Crescendo GNP 9028   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy!
* Pop (F) CBM 60010-30   Various Artists - Blues Moderne: Jazz Pour Vous 2
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9514   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89   Dizzy Gillespie - Havin' A Good Time In Paris, Vol. 1: Jazz Legacy 39
* Vogue (F) 416039   Various Artists - Jazz Masters
* Mode (F) MDINT 9461   Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz
* Mode (F) MDINT 9116   Various Artists - Les Grands Du Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 134   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5017   Dizzy Gillespie - Horn Of Plenty
* Vogue (F) LD 077   Dizzy Gillespie - Paris, March 27/April 11, 1952
* Vogue (F) EPL 7940   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) V 5136   Dizzy Gillespie - Cripple Crapple Crutch / Somebody Loves Me
* Blue Note 1617   Dizzy Gillespie - CCC Blues / Somebody Loves Me
* Vogue (F) V 5135   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Song / She's Funny That Way
* Blue Note 1613   Dizzy Gillespie - Lady Bird / Sweet Lorraine
* Blue Note 1616   Dizzy Gillespie - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / She's Funny That Way
* Vogue (F) V 5132   Dizzy Gillespie - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / I Don't Know Why
* Vogue (F) V 5140   Dizzy Gillespie - Sweet Lorraine / Everything Happens To Me
* Blue Note 1615   Dizzy Gillespie - Everything Happens To Me / Say Eh!

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 SkiesSavoy SJL 2209
2307Umbrella ManDee Gee XP 4004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
2308Pop's Confessin'Dee Gee XP 4001; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
2309Oo-Shoo-Bee-Doo-BeeDee Gee XP 4005, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
2310They Can't Take That Away From MeDee Gee XP 4001, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee XP 4001   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4005   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 6

Charlie Parker Sextet

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 TunisiaS.C.A.M. JPG 2
52nd Street Theme-
* S.C.A.M. JPG 2   Charlie Parker - Cheers

Dizzy Gillespie's Cool Jazz All-Stars / Buddy DeFranco And The Cool Jazz All-Stars / Don Elliott And The Cool Jazz All-Stars

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 RambleMGM 30744, E 194, E 3286
2. 52S510Battle Of BluesMGM 30745, E 194, E 3286, E 3611
3. 52S511IndianaMGM 30743, E 194, E 3286
4. 52S512How High The MoonMGM 30742, E 194, E 3286
* MGM E 3286   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool: A Battle Of Jazz
* MGM E 3611   Various Artists - Forty-Eight: Stars Of Jazz
* MGM E 194   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool: A Battle Of Jazz
= MGM (E) D 115   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Jam Session At Birdland
* MGM 30744   Jimmy McPartland - Muskrat Ramble / Don Elliott - Muskrat Ramble
* MGM 30745   Jimmy McPartland - Battle Of Blues / Dizzy Gillespie - Battle Of Blues
* MGM 30743   Buddy DeFranco - Indiana / Edmond Hall - Indiana
* MGM 30742   Dizzy Gillespie - How High The Moon / Jimmy McPartland - How High The Moon

1953

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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)Vogue (F) SCK 02-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9117
The ChampDisques Swing (F) M 33310, C 103; Vogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, (E) EPV 1157, (F) 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214
Good BaitDisques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214
Swing Low, Sweet CadillacDisques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, CLVLX 679, (E) EPV 1158, (E) LAE 12252, (F) 429002; Roost RLP 2234
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A ChanceVogue (F) 429002
Oh, Lady Be GoodVogue (F) 429002; Roost RLP 2214
My Man (Mon Homme)Vogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214
(I've Got) The Bluest Blues (Intermission)Disques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (E) EPV 1158, (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214
Birks' WorksVogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 08, DP 18, 429002; Roost RLP 2214
53V4597 | V7834Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-BeeDisques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (F) V 5170, V45-603, EPL 7596, LD 574-30, DP 18, (E) EPV 1158, (E) LAE 12252, (F) 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2234
53V4598They Can't Take That Away From MeDisques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (F) V 5170, LD 574-30, DP 18, 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214
Embraceable YouVogue (F) 429002; Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1002
Play, Fiddle, PlayVogue (F) 429002
I Can't Get StartedVogue (F) 429002; Roost RLP 414, RLP 2214, RLP 1201
Tin Tin DeoVogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 18, (E) LAE 12252, (F) 429002; Roost RLP 2234
On The Sunny Side Of The StreetDisques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (F) LD 574-30, DP 18, (E) EPV 1157, (F) 429002
School Days (Ending) (Paris Swing)Disques Swing (F) M 33310; Vogue (E) EPV 1158, (F) LD 574-30, DP 18, CLVLX 679, (E) LAE 12252, (F) 429002; Roost RLP 2214, RLP 2234
* Vogue (F) SCK 02-30   Various Artists - Super Collection Kangourou, No. 2
* Mode (F) MDINT 9117   Various Artists - Just Blues
* Disques Swing (F) C 103   Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 574-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Concert Salle Pleyel 1953: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 29
= Mode (F) CMDINT 9859   Dizzy Gillespie - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 48
= Vogue (E) VRL 3003   Dizzy Gillespie - Concert Salle Pleyel 1953
* Vogue (F) DP 08   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - 3 Geants Du Jazz
* Vogue (F) DP 18   The Legendary Dizzy Gillespie - Pleyel Concerts
* Vogue (F) 429002   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete Pleyel Concert 9 Fevrier 1953
* Roost RLP 2214   Dizzy Gillespie - Concert In Paris, France
* Vogue (F) CLVLX 679   Various Artists - Jazz And Blues
* Vogue (E) LAE 12252   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Roost RLP 2234   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1002   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
* Roost RLP 1201   Various Artists - Roost 5th Anniversary Album, Vol. 1
* Disques Swing (F) M 33310   Dizzy Gillespie - Pleyel Jazz Concert, Vol. 2
= Vogue (E) LDE 039   Dizzy Gillespie Quintet (no details)
* Roost RLP 414   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Over Paris
* Vogue (E) EPV 1157   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
* Vogue (E) EPV 1158   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
* Vogue (F) EPL 7596   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) V45-603   Dizzy Gillespie - Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee / Ooo-Bla-Dee
* Vogue (F) V 5170, (E) V 2160   Dizzy Gillespie - Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Nat Peck (trombone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Paris, France, February 22, 1953
53V4459AlwaysDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30
53V4460My Man (Mon Homme)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, EPL 7007, LD 132; Mode (F) MDINT 9369; Contemporary C 358
53V4460-2My Man (alt. take) (Mon Homme (alt. take))Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) LD 496-30
53V4461I Got Rhythm (Clappin' Rhythm)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, LD 132
53V4462Watch Out (Fais Gaffe)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, LD 134, LD 496-30; Pop (F) CBM 60016; Mode (F) CMDINT 9516
53V4463Moon NocturneDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30
53V4464This Is The WayDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7007, LD 134, LD 496-30
53V4465'S WonderfulDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9144
53V4466 | V7835Ooo-Bla-DeeDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, V45-603, EPL 7596, LD 132; Contemporary C 358
* Vogue (F) LD 496-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 8
= GNP Crescendo GNP 9028   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy!
* Mode (F) MDINT 9369   Various Artists - Initiation Au Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9516   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 4
* Mode (F) MDINT 9144   Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne
* Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (E) LDE 135   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
= Contemporary C 2504   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 132   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 134   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 2
* Pop (F) CBM 60016   Various Artists - Trompette: Jazz Pour Vous 4
* Vogue (F) EPL 7940   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) EPL 7007   Dizzy Gillespie
* Vogue (F) EPL 7596   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) V45-603   Dizzy Gillespie - Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee / Ooo-Bla-Dee
* Vogue (F) V 5144   Dizzy Gillespie - Always / This Is The Way (not released)
* Vogue (F) V 5150   Dizzy Gillespie - Mon Homme / Clappin' Rhythm
* Contemporary C 358   Dizzy Gillespie - My Man / Ooo-Bla-Dee
* Vogue (F) V 5145   Dizzy Gillespie - Fais Gaffe / Moon Nocturne
* Vogue (F) V 5151   Dizzy Gillespie - 'S Wonderful / Ooo-Bla-Dee

Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings

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
17104UndecidedBlue Star (F) 259, BLP 6828; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17105The Way You Look Tonight-
17106Stormy WeatherBlue Star (F) 247, BLP 6828, BEP 12001; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17107JealousieBlue Star (F) 248, BLP 6828, BEP 12001; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17108The Very Thought Of YouBlue Star (F) 247, BLP 6828, BEP 12001; Barclay (F) 820.122; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17109Fine And DandyBlue Star (F) 249, BLP 6828, BEP 12001; Barclay (F) 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17110I've Got You Under My SkinBlue Star (F) 248, BLP 6828; Barclay (F) 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
17111Pennies From HeavenBlue Star (F) 249, BLP 6828; Barclay (F) 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6828   Dizzy Gillespie
* Blue Star (F) BEP 12001   Dizzy Gillespie
* Blue Star (F) 259   Dizzy Gillespie - Undecided / The Way You Look Tonight
* Blue Star (F) 247   Dizzy Gillespie - Stormy Weather / The Very Thought Of You
* Blue Star (F) 248   Dizzy Gillespie - Jealousie / I've Got You Under My Skin
* Blue Star (F) 249   Dizzy Gillespie - Fine And Dandy / Pennies From Heaven

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 WalkVogue (F) 502002
Lady Be Good-
Birks' Works-
Oo-Shoo-Be-Do-Be-
Mon HommeDisques Swing (F) M 33307; Vogue (F) 502002
* Vogue (F) 502002   Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Grand Orchestre
* Disques Swing (F) M 33307   Dizzy Gillespie Quintet (no details)

Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Grand Orchestre

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pierre Michelot (bass)
"Cinema Rex", Paris, France, February 22, 1953
Moon NocturneVogue (F) 502002
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 MidnightDisques Swing (F) M 33307; Vogue (F) 502002
Two Bass HitVogue (F) 502002
Dizzy Gillespie, Bernard Hulin (trumpet) Nat Peck (trombone) Andre Ross (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass)
Jam Session-
* Vogue (F) 502002   Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Grand Orchestre
* Disques Swing (F) M 33307   Dizzy Gillespie Et Son Grand Orchestre (no details)

The Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
PerdidoDebut DLP 2, (D) DEP 31
-Debut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts #1&2Debut DLP 2, DEB 124, (D) DEP 31; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)Debut DLP 2, (D) DEP 32, 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)-
All The Things You AreDebut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme-
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Allen's Alley (Wee)Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 32; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House #1&2Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 33; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In TunisiaDebut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 34; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
= Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut DLP 4   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
= Vogue (E) LDE 087; Disques Swing (F) M 33318   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 31   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Sextet With Miles Davis

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 BluesMark Gardner (E) MG 102; Klacto (E) MG 102; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
* Mark Gardner (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2 - Bird Meets Birks

Dizzy Gillespie Quartet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953
Woody'n YouMythic Sound MS 6002-1
Salt Peanuts-
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Norman Granz' Jam Session

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 BluesClef MGC 711
1281-3Blue LouClef MGC 677
1282-3Just You, Just Me-
1283-3Ballad MedleyClef MGC 711
1284-3Jammin' For ClefClef MGC 4005
1285-2Rose Room-
* Clef MGC 711; Verve MGV 8094   Norman Granz' Jam Session #8
* Clef MGC 677; Verve MGV 8062   Norman Granz' Jam Session #7
* Clef MGC 4005, MGC 655; Verve MGV 8053   Norman Granz' Jam Session #5

Dizzy Gillespie - Stan Getz Sextet

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 DreamsNorgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A ThingNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1369-1It's The Talk Of The TownNorgran 107, MGN 2, MGN 1050, MGN 1021; Verve MGV 8195, VE2 2521
1370-1Siboney, Part 1Norgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1371-2Siboney, Part 2-
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like YouNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1374-1ImpromptuNorgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve VE2 2521   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN 18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran MGN 2   The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet
* Norgran 107   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - It's The Talk Of The Town

1954

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 ThemeNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522, VSP 7
1712-4ContrasteNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522
1713-4Jungle-
1714-4Rhumba Finale-
1715-26/8Norgran MGN 1003
* Norgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro
* Verve MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 HipsNorgran MGN 1083
1717-2Hey PeteNorgran 116, MGN 1083
1718-1One AloneNorgran 116, MGN 18, MGN 1050
1719-1Money HoneyNorgran MGN 1083
1720KillClef unissued
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Norgran MGN 18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran 116   Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Pete / One Alone

Dizzy Gillespie And His Latin American Rhythm

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 TunisiaNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VSP 7
1739-3CaravanNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208
1740-3Con Alma-
* Norgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro
* Verve MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/4) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1756-2Blue MoodNorgran 135
2. 1756-5-Norgran MGN 1083
3. 1757-2RailsNorgran 135, MGN 1083
4. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (Devil And The Fish)Norgran 140, MGN 1083
5. 1759-2Rhumbola-
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran 135   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails
* Norgran 140   Dizzy Gillespie - Devil And The Fish / Rhumbola

Benny Carter Septet

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 BluesNorgran MGN 1044
2. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things-
* Norgran MGN 1044; Verve MGV 8135   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 EyesNorgran MGN 1023
1981-1Confusion-
1982-4Pile Driver-
1983-2Hob Nail Special-
* Norgran MGN 1023   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - Diz Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 PicardyNorgran MGN 1023
1985SilhouetteNorgran 147, MGN 1023
1986-8Can You Recall-
1987-2O SolowNorgran MGN 1023
* Norgran MGN 1023   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - Diz Big Band
* Norgran 147   Dizzy Gillespie - Silhouette / Can You Recall

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 BluesClef MG VOL.17
The ChallengesClef MG VOL.17; Verve VSP 28
The Ballad MedleyClef MG VOL.17
Drum Solo-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP 28   Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge - Soul Mates

Dizzy Gillespie - Roy Eldridge Sextet

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 HappyClef MGC 671, MGC 730; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2524
2017-3Algo BuenoClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2018-1Trumpet BluesClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve MGV 8230, VE2 2524
2019-1 | 62VK460The Beat's OnVerve PR 2-3
2020-1The Ballad MedleyClef MGC 671, MGC 730; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
2021-1Blue MoonClef MGC 671, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2022-1I've Found A New BabyClef MGC 641, MGC 730; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
2023-5Pretty Eyed BabyClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With YouClef MGC 641, MGC 730; Verve VSP 17, VE2 2524
2025-6Limehouse BluesClef MGC 671, MGC 731; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
* Clef MGC 671   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz, Vol. 2
* Clef MGC 730; Verve MGV 8109   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve VE2 2524   Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge - Diz And Roy
* Clef MGC 641   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz
* Clef MGC 731; Verve MGV 8110   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Kings
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Verve VSP 28   Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge - Soul Mates
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad

Norman Granz' Jam Session

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 1Clef MGC 4006
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 2-
2034-1Lullaby In RhythmVerve MGV 8196
2035-1Funky Blues No. 2-
* Clef MGC 4006, MGC 656; Verve MGV 8054   Norman Granz' Jam Session #6
* Verve MGV 8196   Norman Granz' Jam Session #9

1955

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 CareNorgran 151, MGN 1083
2515-4Evening SoundVerve MGV 8357
2516-3About To Wail-
2517-7Begin The Beguine-
2518-2Shout By Rail-
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Verve MGV 8357   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)
* Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 BluesClef MG VOL.18
The Modern Set-
The Swing Set-
The Ballad MedleyClef MG VOL.18; Verve VSP 15
Buddy Rich's ExplosionClef MG VOL.18; Verve VSP 40
* Clef MG VOL.18   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 18
= Verve MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP 15   The JATP All Stars - How High The Moon
* Verve VSP 40   Buddy Rich At JATP

Gene Krupa - Buddy Rich Nonet

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 BluesClef MGC 684; Verve V/V6 8571, V/V6 8594
2528-3Buddy's BluesClef MGC 684; Verve 2V6S 8824
2529-1Bernie's TuneClef MGC 684
2530-1I Never Knew-
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade-
* Clef MGC 684; Verve MGV 8069, MGV 8400, V/V6 8400   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich
* Verve V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
* Verve V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice
* Verve 2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster

Tour De Force

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 ForceVerve MGV 8212, VE2 2524
2541-3Steeplechase-
2542-1Ballad MedleyClef unissued
* Verve MGV 8212   Various Artists - Tour De Force
* Verve VE2 2524   Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge - Diz And Roy

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 LoveNorgran MGN 1083
2552-3Play Me The BluesNorgran 151, MGN 1083
2553-3 | 62VK466OasisARS G 423; Playboy PB 1958
2554-8FlamingoVerve MGV 8357
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* ARS G 423   Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band Jazz
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8357   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)
* Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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

1956

The Modern Jazz Sextet

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 ForceNorgran MGN 1076
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny-
2654-1Ballad Medley-
2655-1Blues For The BirdNorgran MGN 1076; Verve VSP 13
2656-1Mean To MeNorgran MGN 1076
* Norgran MGN 1076; Verve MGV 8166   The Modern Jazz Sextet
= Verve VE1 2533   The Modern Jazz Sextet - Dizzy Meets Sonny
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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'ARS G 405
2774-4Sometimes I'm HappyARS G 405, G 423
2775-3Jessica's Day-
* ARS G 405   The Jazz Creations Of Dizzy Gillespie
* ARS G 423   Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 BusinessNorgran MGN 1084
2832-2Hey PeteVerve MGV 8017
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's DayNorgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8230, V/V6 8566
2834-1Tour De ForceNorgran MGN 1084
2835-1I Can't Get StartedNorgran 152, MGN 1084; Clef MGC 742
2836-3Stella By StarlightNorgran MGN 1084
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'Norgran 154, MGN 1084; Verve VK 118
2838-1Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN 1084
* Norgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman
* Verve MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Verve VK 118   Dizzy Gillespie - Joogie Boogie / Doodlin'
* Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat
* Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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, June 6, 1956
2839-1 | 63VK621The ChampNorgran MGN 1084; Verve V/V6 8566
2840-1YesterdaysVerve MGV 8017
2841-2Tin Tin Deo-
2842-2Groovin' For NatNorgran 152; Verve MGV 8017
2843-1My ReverieNorgran MGN 1084
2844-1Dizzy's BluesNorgran 154, MGN 1084
2845-2Annie's DanceVerve MGV 8017
2846-2Cool BreezeVerve MGV 8017, VSP 7
2847-1School DaysVerve MGV 8017
* Norgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
* Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat
* Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

Tour De Force

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 MedleyVerve MGV 8212
* Verve MGV 8212   Various Artists - Tour De Force

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

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
4029-2BebopVerve MGV 8198, VE2 2521
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)-
4031-?Dark Eyes (alt. take)Verve (J) J28J-25115
4031-3Dark EyesVerve MGV 8198, VE2 2521
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me-
* Verve MGV 8198   Various Artists - For Musicians Only
* Verve VE2 2521   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve (J) J28J-25115   Various Artists - For Musicians Only

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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
IntroductionFanfare LP N 46 146
Dizzy's Blues-
A Night In Tunisia-
Stella By Starlight-
Doodlin'-
* Fanfare LP N 46 146   Dizzy Gillespie - Big Band Live In Hi-Fi From Birdland

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 NowFanfare LP N 46 146
2.Groovin' For Nat-
3.The Theme-
4.Introduction / The Theme-
5.Whisper Not-
6.Tangerine-
7.Dizzy's Business (incomplete)-
* Fanfare LP N 46 146   Dizzy Gillespie - Big Band Live In Hi-Fi From Birdland

1957 (age 40)

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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. 20828-5JorduVerve MGV 8222, MGV 8207, VSP 7
2. 20829-8 | 63VK626Birks' WorksVerve MGV 8222, V/V6 8566
3. 20830-12Umbrella ManVerve MGV 8222
4. 20831-13Autumn Leaves-
5. 20832-16TangerineVerve 89173, MGV 8222, VSP 7
6. 20833-18Over The RainbowVerve 89183, MGV 8222
7. 20834-21You No Quiero BailerVerve MGV 8222
8. 20835-29If You Could See Me Now-
* Verve MGV 8222   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve 89173, 89173x45   Dizzy Gillespie - Tangerine / Mayflower Rock
* Verve 89183, 89183x45   Dizzy Gillespie - Over The Rainbow / Joogie Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 -12,13) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
1. 20836-1Left Hand CornerVerve 314 527 900-2
2. 20836-2--
3. 20836-3--
4. 20836-4--
5. 20836-5-Verve MGV 8222
6. 20837-6Whisper NotVerve 314 527 900-2
7. 20837-8--
8. 20837-9-Verve MGV 8222, VSP 7
9. 20838-13StablematesVerve MGV 8017
10. 20839-15That's AllVerve MGV 8017, MGV 8207
11. 20840-2Groovin' HighVerve MGV 8017
12. 20841-29Mayflower RockVerve 314 527 900-2
13. 20841-30-Verve 89173
* Verve MGV 8222   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
* Verve MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve 314 527 900-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works: The Verve Big Band Sessions
* Verve 89173, 89173x45   Dizzy Gillespie - Tangerine / Mayflower Rock

Dizzy Gillespie - Stuff Smith Quintet

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 PakistanVerve MGV 8214
2. 20867-6It's Only A Paper Moon-
3. 20868-8Purple Sounds-
4. 20869-10Russian Lullaby-
5. 20870-12Oh, Lady Be Good-
* Verve MGV 8214   Dizzy Gillespie And Stuff Smith

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 -23)
Chester, PA, June 14, 1957
1.A Night In TunisiaJazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2040
2.Doodlin'-
3.Autumn Leaves-
4.My Reverie-
5.Dizzy's Business-
6.I Remember Clifford-
7.Jordu-
8.Whisper Not-
9.Birks' Works-
10.Jessica's Day-
11.Left Hand Corner-
12.Yesterdays-
13.Cool Breeze-
14.A Night In TunisiaJazz Hour JH 1029
15.Autumn Leaves-
16.Dizzy's Business-
17.Anitra's Dance-
18.Begin The Beguine-
19.Left Hand Corner-
20.I Love You Much To Much-
21.Yesterdays-
22.Cool Breeze-
23.Wonder Why-
* Jazz Hour JH 1029   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band Live In Stereo At Chester PA
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2040   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra "Live", Chester, Pennsylvania, June 14, 1957

Ella Fitzgerald With Duke Ellington And His Orchestra

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" TrainVerve MGV 4008-2, VE2 2535
* Verve MGV 4008-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4010-4   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book
* Verve VE2 2535   Ella Fitzgerald - The Duke Ellington Song Book

Sittin' In

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 TonightVerve MGV 8225
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 SongVerve MGV 8225, VSP 17
21048-2Dizzy Atmosphere (All The Things You Are)Verve MGV 8225
* Verve MGV 8225   Various Artists - Sittin' In
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 -1/6,9) Mary Lou Williams (piano -7,8) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
1. 63VK577Dizzy's BluesVerve MGV 8242, V/V6 8560
2. 63VK578School Days-
3.Doodlin'-
4.MantecaVerve MGV 8242
5.I Remember CliffordVerve MGV 8242, VSP 7
6.Cool BreezeVerve MGV 8242
7.Zodiac Suite: Virgo / Libra / AriesVerve MGV 8244, VE2 2514
8.The Carioca-
9.A Night In TunisiaVerve MGV 8244
* Verve MGV 8242, MGVS 6023   Dizzy Gillespie At Newport
= Verve V6 8830   Dizzy Gillespie - The Newport Years, Vol. 5
* Verve V/V6 8560   The Count Basie Band And Dizzy Gillespie Band At Newport
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
* Verve MGV 8244   Count Basie And Joe Williams/Dizzy Gillespie And Mary Lou Williams At Newport
= Verve MGVS 6025   Dizzy Gillespie And Count Basie At Newport
* Verve VE2 2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 BoogieVerve VK 118
21092Joogie Boogie (alt. take)Verve 89183, MGV 8341, MGV 8357, (E) 2317 080; Playboy PB 1957
21093-2I Remember CliffordVerve MGV 8357, (E) 2317 080
21094-4You'll Be SorryVerve MGV 8357, 314 527 900-2
21095-8Wonder Why-
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve MGV 8357   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)
* Verve (E) 2317 080   The Big Band Sound Of Dizzy Gillespie
* Playboy PB 1957   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 1
* Verve 314 527 900-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works: The Verve Big Band Sessions
* Verve VK 118   Dizzy Gillespie - Joogie Boogie / Doodlin'
* Verve 89183, 89183x45   Dizzy Gillespie - Over The Rainbow / Joogie Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 TimeHall Of Fame JG 630; Verve MGV 8284
Autumn In New York-
Wee-
'Round Midnight-
Dear Old Stockholm-
* Hall Of Fame JG 630   Jazz At The Philharmonic
* Verve MGV 8284   The JATP All-Stars At The Opera House (not released)

Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Stitt And Sonny Rollins

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 HallVerve MGV 8260, V/V6 8477
2. 21846Sumphin'Verve MGV 8260, VSP 32
3. 21847-1Con AlmaVerve MGV 8260, V/V6 8477
4. 21848-14Haute Mon'Verve MGV 8260
* Verve MGV 8260   Dizzy Gillespie - Duets
= Verve VE2 2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions
* Verve V/V6 8477   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins And Stitt
* Verve VSP 32   Sonny Rollins - Tenor Titan

Dizzy Gillespie Octet

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 DarkVerve MGV 8352
21850Sea Breeze-
21851Out Of The Past-
21852Shabozz-
21853Reminiscing-
21854A Night At Toni's-
21855Smoke Signals-
21856Just By Myself-
* Verve MGV 8352, MGVS 6117   Dizzy Gillespie - The Greatest Trumpet Of Them All

Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Stitt And Sonny Rollins

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 TriangleVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8477
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve MGV 8262
21857B | 62VK498After HoursVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8477
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You KnowVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8566
* Verve MGV 8262   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Stitt/Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up
= Verve VE2 2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions
* Verve V/V6 8477   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins And Stitt
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie - Bud Powell Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Barney Wilen (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, 1957
How High The MoonMythic Sound MS 6005-1
* Mythic Sound MS 6005-1, MS 6005-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 5 - Groovin' At The Blue Note, 59-61

1958

Les Tricheurs (Soundtrack)

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 TricheursBarclay (F) 74024; Verve (Du) EPV 5105
1390Clo's Tune-
1391Phil's Tune-
1392Mic's Jump-
* Barclay (F) 74024   Stan Getz/Oscar Peterson, and others - Les Tricheurs (Soundtrack)
* Verve (Du) EPV 5105   Stan Getz/Oscar Peterson, and others - Les Tricheurs (Soundtrack)

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
England, May, 1958
Blues After DarkPhilology (It) W 43.2
* Philology (It) W 43.2   Sonny Stitt - Loose Walk

1959

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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
22711-1Girl Of My Dreamsunissued
22711-5-Verve MGV 8328
22712-5My ManVerve MGV 8313
22713-3Moonglow-
22714-5There Is No Greater Love-
22715UngawaVerve MGV 8328
22716-2St. Louis BluesVerve MGV 8313
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 18, 1959
22717-5I Found A Million Dollar BabyVerve MGV 8313
22718-1Swing Low, Sweet CadillacVerve V 10172, MGV 8328
22719-3AlwaysVerve MGV 8313
22720-1Willow Weep For MeVerve MGV 8328
22721-5The Umbrella Man-
22722-1My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve MGV 8313
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve V 10172   Dizzy Gillespie - Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac, Part 1&2 ???

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 20, 1959
22723-1ConstantinopleVerve MGV 8328
22724-1Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsVerve MGV 8313
22725-2Woody'n You-
22726-2LorraineVerve MGV 8328
22727-5Untitled Originalunissued
22728-10Squatty Roo-
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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

1960

Katie Bell Nubin

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 ComesVerve MGV 8372
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-
* Verve MGV 8372   Katie Bell Nubin - Soul, Soul Searching (not released)
= Verve MGVS 6147   Katie Bell Nubin - Soul, Soul Searching (not released?)
= Verve MGV 3004   Katie Bell Nubin - Soul, Soul Searching

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 1Verve V 10213
26601Theme From Formula 409, Part 2-
26602Kush, Part 1unissued
26603Kush, Part 2-
26604Goin' Fishin'-
26605Medley One-
26606Medley Two-
* Verve V 10213   Dizzy Gillespie - Theme From Formula 409, Part 1&2

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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
26644CaravanVerve MGV 8386
26645Come Sunday-
26646Satin Dollunissued
* Verve MGV 8386   Dizzy Gillespie - A Portrait Of Duke Ellington

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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, celeste) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Clare Fisher (arranger, director): Jones plays (piano, celeste)
NYC, April 27 & 28, 1960
26752Things Ain't What They Used To BeVerve MGV 8386
26753Chelsea Bridge-
26754Upper Manhattan Medical Group-
26755Johnny Come LatelyVerve MGV 8386, 2V6S 8818
26756PerdidoVerve MGV 8386
* Verve MGV 8386   Dizzy Gillespie - A Portrait Of Duke Ellington
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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): Jones plays (piano)
NYC, April 28, 1960
26647In A Mellow ToneVerve MGV 8386
26648Sophisticated Lady-
26649Serenade To Sweden-
26650Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
* Verve MGV 8386   Dizzy Gillespie - A Portrait Of Duke Ellington

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 AmericanaVerve MGV 8394
26851Blues-
26852Prelude-
* Verve MGV 8394   Dizzy Gillespie - Gillespiana

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

John Frosk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Britt Woodman (trombone) Paul Faulise (bass trombone) William Lister, Gunther Schuller, Morris Secon, 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): William Lister, Morris Secon (French horn) replaces Buffington, Richman
NYC, November 16, 1960
26853AfricanaVerve MGV 8394
26854Toccata-
* Verve MGV 8394   Dizzy Gillespie - Gillespiana

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 TuneVerve V/V6 8539
63VK378Swedish Jam-
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone, piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
63VK445Blue 'N Boogie (Bop 'N Boogie)Verve V/V6 8540
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)
1. 63VK374KushVerve V/V6 8542
2. 63VK375The Mooch-
3. 63VK376Wheatleigh Hall-
* Verve V/V6 8539   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 1
= Verve 2V6S 8823   Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe
* Verve V/V6 8540   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 2
* Verve V/V6 8542   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 4
= Verve 2V6S 8823   Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe

1961

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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
61VK257KushVerve V/V6 8401
61VK258Salt Peanuts-
61VK259The Mooche-
61VK260A Night In TunisiaVerve V/V6 8401, V/V6 8566
I Can't Get Startedunissued
Groovin' High-
Hot House-
Confirmation-
Manteca-
I Remember Clifford-
* Verve V/V6 8401   An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band

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 WayVerve V/V6 8423
61VK249Manteca-
61VK250Things To Comeunissued
61VK251Ool-Ya-KooVerve V/V6 8423
61VK252Owunissued
61VK253Emanon-
61VK254Con Alma-
61VK255I Waited For You-
61VK256Tunisian FantasyVerve V/V6 8423
Kush-
61VK660Kush, Part 2
* Verve V/V6 8423   Dizzy Gillespie - Carnegie Hall Concert

Dizzy Gillespie With Gunther Schuller Orchestra

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 OrionVerve V/V6 8411
61VK262Jubelo-
61VK263Blue Mist-
61VK264Fantasia-
61VK265Horn Of Plenty-
61VK266Ballade-
* Verve V/V6 8411   Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions

1962

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 ConquerorsPhilips (US) PHM 200-072
22346 | PB5189 | PS2031The Sword-
22347 | PB5190 | PS2032The Chains-
22350 | PB5193 | PS2035Chorale-
22351 | PB5194 | PS2036The Legend Of Atlantis-
22352 | PB5195 | PS2037The Empire, Part 1-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-072, (US) PHS 600-072   Dizzy Gillespie - The New Continent (not released)
= Limelight LM 82022, LS 86022   Dizzy Gillespie - The New Continent

1963

Dizzy Gillespie Quartet And The Double Six Of Paris

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 HitPhilips (US) PHM 200-106
29174Two Bass Hit-
29175Emanon-
29176Blue 'N' Boogie-
29177The Champ-
29178Tin Tin Deo-
29179Groovin' HighPhilips (US) 40176, (US) PHM 200-106
29180Ow!-
29181Hot HousePhilips (US) PHM 200-106
29182Anthropology-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-106, (US) PHS 600-106   Dizzy Gillespie And The Double Six Of Paris
* Philips (US) 40176   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High / Ow!

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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"Philips (US) PHM 200-123
* Philips (US) PHM 200-123, (US) PHS 600-123   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Goes Hollywood

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums): same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 12, 1963
30624Theme From "Picnic"Philips (US) PHM 200-123
30625Caesar And Cleopatra Theme-
30626Love Theme From "Lolita"-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-123, (US) PHS 600-123   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Goes Hollywood

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums): same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 13, 1963
30627Theme From "Lawrence Of Arabia"Philips (US) PHM 200-123
30628More-
30629Never On Sunday-
30630Days Of Wine And Roses-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-123, (US) PHS 600-123   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Goes Hollywood

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums): same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 14, 1963
30631Moon RiverPhilips (US) PHM 200-123
30632Carioca-
30633Walk On The Wild Side-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-123, (US) PHS 600-123   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Goes Hollywood

1964

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 BluesPhilips (US) PHM 200-138
32130Coney Island-
32131Theme From "The Cool World"-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-138, (US) PHS 600-138   Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums): same personnel
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1964
32133Duke's FantasyPhilips (US) PHM 200-138
32134Street Music-
32135The Pushers-
32136Enter, Priest-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-138, (US) PHS 600-138   Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums): same personnel
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 23, 1964
32137Duke's Last SoliloquyPhilips (US) PHM 200-138
32138Duke's Awakening-
32139Coolie-
32140Duke On The Run-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-138, (US) PHS 600-138   Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 CarnivalLimelight LM 82007
2. 34073And Then He Stopped-
* Limelight LM 82007, LS 86007   Dizzy Gillespie - Jambo Caribe

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 HelloLimelight LM 82007
2. 34075Jambo-
3. 34076Poor JoeLimelight L 3051, LM 82007
* Limelight LM 82007, LS 86007   Dizzy Gillespie - Jambo Caribe
* Limelight L 3051   Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1/3,5, trumpet, vocals -4) 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-JoLimelight LM 82007
2. 34832Fiesta Mo-Jo (45 rpm edit)Limelight L 3051
3. 34078Trinidat GoodbyeLimelight LM 82007
4. 34079Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses-
5. 34080Fickle Finger Of FateLimelight LM 82002
* Limelight LM 82007, LS 86007   Dizzy Gillespie - Jambo Caribe
* Limelight LM 82002, LS 86002   Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball
* Limelight L 3051   Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

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 BallLimelight LM 82002; Mercury SRM 2-623; Mosaic MD5-237
2. 34248AlmostLimelight LM 82002; Mosaic MD5-237
3. 34249Addie's At It Again-
* Limelight LM 82002, LS 86002   Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball
* Mercury SRM 2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

1965

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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)Limelight LM 82017
* Limelight LM 82017, LS 86017, 826 985-2   Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet/Quartet

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)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; Limelight 826 985-2
35146My Funny ValentineMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61
35147A Night In TunisiaMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; Limelight 826 985-2
35148Groovin' HighLimelight LM 82017
35149MantecaMercury unissued
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Limelight LM 82017, LS 86017, 826 985-2   Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall

Billy Taylor And The Be-Bop All Stars

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)
"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965
35155Medley: Bird Watcher / Disorder At The BorderLimelight LM 82017
* Limelight LM 82017, LS 86017, 826 985-2   Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall

Gil Fuller And The Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra Featuring Dizzy Gillespie

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 MontereyPacific Jazz PJ-93, PJ-LA893-H
Angel CityPacific Jazz PJ-93
Love Theme From The SandpiperWorld Pacific 77801; Pacific Jazz PJ-93
Groovin' HighPacific Jazz PJ-93
Be's That WayWorld Pacific 77801; Pacific Jazz PJ-93; World Pacific MM-424
Big SurPacific Jazz PJ-93
Moontide-
Things Are Here-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-93, ST-93   Gil Fuller And The Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra Featuring Dizzy Gillespie
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA893-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 60's, Vol. I
* World Pacific MM-424   Various Artists - Special Programmer: A World Of Variety And Excellence
* World Pacific 77801   Gil Fuller/Dizzy Gillespie - Love Theme From The Sandpiper / Be's That Way

1967 (age 50)

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 CadillacImpulse! AS 9149
Mas Que Nada (Pow, Pow, Pow)-
Bye-
Something In Your Smile-
Kush-
* Impulse! AS 9149; MCA 29036   Dizzy Gillespie - Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac

Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon

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 MaxSolid State SS 18027, SS 18034
Lover Come Back To MeSolid State SS 18027
Elvin Jones (drums) replaces Lewis
Lullaby Of The Leaves-
Birks' Works (Dizzy's Blues)Solid State SS 18034
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sweet Georgia BrownSolid State SS 18028
On The Trail-
Tour De ForceSolid State SS 18028, SS 18034
* Solid State SS 18027   Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 1
* Solid State SS 18034   Dizzy Gillespie - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Solid State SS 18028   Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 2

1969

Stars Of Bop

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding as Kay Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) with Al Gafa as Alex Cafa (guitar)
live in Paris, France, 1969
Woody'n You
Groovin' High
Don't Blame Me
I Can't Get Started
Lover Man
Kush

1971

Dizzy Gillespie - Johnny Griffin Quintet

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 FurryJazz Birdie's Of Paradise Best.-Nr. J-Bop 046
2.Night In Tunisia-
3.Summertime-
4.I'll Remember April-
5.What's New-
6.Stella By Starlight-
* Jazz Birdie's Of Paradise Best.-Nr. J-Bop 046   Dizzy Gillespie - Johnny Griffin Quintet - Summertime

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Sala Grande Del Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi", Milan, Italy, October 20, 1971
I Mean YouGambit (Sp) 69301-2
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Tin Tin Deo-
Lover Man-
Woody'n You-
Don't Blame Me-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

Giants Of Jazz / Bop Fathers

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Theatre National Populaire", Paris, France, October 22, 1971
I Mean YouJoker (J) ULS 141/142-KR; Orizzonte (It) ORL 8252
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Tin Tin Deo-
same session
Lover ManJoker (J) ULS 141/142-KR; Moon (It) MLP 006-1; Jazz View (G) COD 027
Woody'n You-
Don't Blame Me-
A Night In TunisiaJoker (J) ULS 141/142-KR; Jazz View (G) COD 027
* Joker (J) ULS 141/142-KR   Bop Fathers
* Orizzonte (It) ORL 8252   Bop Fathers
= Lotus (It) LOP 14072; Lotus/Passport (It) LPPS 11.114   Bop Fathers - In Paris
= Jazz View (G) COD 026   The Bop Fathers, Volume 1 - Historical Masters
* Moon (It) MLP 006-1, MCD 006-2   Stars Of Bop - Tour De Force
* Jazz View (G) COD 027   The Bop Fathers, Volume 2 - Historical Masters

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Congress Hall", Warsaw, Poland, October 29, 1971
Tour De ForceGambit (Sp) 69301-2
A Night In Tunisia-
Stardust-
'Round Midnight-
* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Palac Lucerna Velky Sal", Prague, Czechoslovakia, October 30, 1971
'Round MidnightImpro-Jazz (Eu) IJ512
Tour De Force-
Everything Happens To Me-
Woody'n You-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Impro-Jazz (Eu) IJ512   The Giants Of Jazz - Live In Prague 1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
live in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 2, 1971
Blue 'N BoogieJazz Door (G) JD 1277
'Round Midnight-
Woody 'N You-
Lover Man-
* Jazz Door (G) JD 1277   The Giants Of Jazz And Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Live

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) 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
Introduction Of The BandEmArcy 834 567-2, (J) EJD 3018
Blue 'N BoogieEmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
Everything Happens To Me-
A Night In Tunisia-
* EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108, 834 567-2, (J) EJD 3018   Giants Of Jazz - In Berlin '71

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Kongresshalle", Boblingen, West Germany, November 7, 1971
Blue 'N BoogieGambit (Sp) 69301-2
Tour De Force-
Woody 'N You-
'Round Midnight-
* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Tivoli Gardens", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 9, 1971
'Round MidnightStanding Oh! Vation (Eu) OH44649
Tour De Force-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
Everything Happens To Me-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Standing Oh! Vation (Eu) OH44649   Thelonious Monk/Dizzy Gillespie - Giants Of Jazz: Copenhagen 1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) 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
24072'Round Midnightunissued
24073Tour De Force-
24074Lover Man-
24075Tin Tin DeoAtlantic SD 2-905
24076Be Bop Tuneunissued
24077Woody 'N' YouAtlantic SD 2-905
24078I Can't Get Startedunissued
24079Blue Monk-
24080Night In TunisiaAtlantic SD 2-905
* Atlantic SD 2-905   The Giants Of Jazz

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Victoria Theatre", London, England, 2nd concert, November 14, 1971
24081Blue 'N' BoogieAtlantic SD 2-905
24082'Round Midnight-
24083Tour De Force-
24084Lover Man (Dizzy's Rap)-
24085Tin Tin Deounissued
24086Allen's Alley (Be Bop Tune)Atlantic SD 2-905
24087Woody 'N' Youunissued
24088Everything Happens To MeAtlantic SD 2-905
24089Blue Monk-
24090Night In Tunisiaunissued
* Atlantic SD 2-905   The Giants Of Jazz

1972

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 RoseColumbia KG 31614
Introduction By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112564Jump MonkColumbia KG 31614, KG 31574
CO112565E.S.P.Columbia KG 31614
CO112566Ecclusiastics-
CO112567Eclipse-
CO112568Us Is Two-
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (Number One Grandson)Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112570Mingus BluesColumbia KG 31614
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112571Little Royal SuiteColumbia KG 31614
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112572Strollin'-
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue-
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat TooColumbia KG 31614
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo-
PortraitColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too-
* Columbia KG 31614; Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975   Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert
* Columbia KG 31574   Various Artists - The Progressives

Billy Eckstine At Newport In New York '72

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, JellyCobblestone CST 9028; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40439
* Cobblestone CST 9028   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Soul Sessions, Vol. 6
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40439   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Soul Sessions

Newport In New York '72

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' GrooveCobblestone CST 9025-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40446
25537A Night In Tunisia-
* Cobblestone CST 9025-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1&2
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40446   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 2

Charles Mingus With Dizzy Gillespie

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 JamBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-025
Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-025   Charles Mingus - Nice Jazz Festival 1972

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
unknown studio, Berne, Switzerland, November 12, 1972
Straight, No ChaserEmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090
Thelonious-
Epistrophy-
Don't Blame Me-
I'll Wait For You-
Sweet And Lovely-
* EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090; Philips (J) 25PJ-18; Concord Jazz GW-3004   Giants Of Jazz

1973

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -4,5,7,10) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Humberto Canto (congas)
Paris, France, April 13, 1973
1.Stella By StarlightAmerica (F) 30 AM 6133; Prestige PR 24047
2.I Waited For You-
3.Girl Of My Dreams-
4.Fiesta-
5.Mo-Jo-
6.Serenity-
7.MantecaAmerica (F) 30 AM 6135; Prestige PR 24047
8.Alone Together-
9.Brother 'K'-
10.Wheatleigh Hall-
* America (F) 30 AM 6133   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant
* Prestige PR 24047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant
* America (F) 30 AM 6135   Dizzy Gillespie - The Source

1974

The Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 17 & 19, 1974
FrelimoPablo 2310-719
Hurry Home-
Russian Lullaby-
Be Bop (Dizzy's Fingers)-
Birks' Works-
September Song-
Jitterbug Waltz-
* Pablo 2310-719; Original Jazz Classics OJC 443, OJCCD 443-2   Dizzy Gillespie/Ray Brown/Joe Pass/Mickey Roker - Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4

The Trumpet Kings With Joe Turner

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 MondayPablo 2310-943
* Pablo 2310-943, PACD 2310-943-2   Joe Turner - Stormy Monday

The Trumpet Kings With Joe Turner

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 NightPablo 2310-717
I Know You Love Me Baby-
T.V. Momma-
'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do-
* Pablo 2310-717; Original Jazz Classics OJC 497, OJCCD 497-2   Joe Turner/Dizzy Gillespie/Roy Eldridge/Harry Edison/Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner

The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Al Gafa as Al Gaffa (electric guitar) Earl May (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
live in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 15, 1974
TangaJazz Door (G) JD 1277
The Truth-
Jam-
Groovin' High-
All The Things You Are-
Were-
* Jazz Door (G) JD 1277   The Giants Of Jazz And Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Live

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Al Gafa as Alex Cafa (guitar) Earl May (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
live in Paris, France, November 19, 1974
Groovin' HighMoon (It) MLP 006-1
I Can't Get Started-
Kush-
* Moon (It) MLP 006-1, MCD 006-2   Stars Of Bop - Tour De Force

Oscar Peterson - Dizzy Gillespie Duo

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano)
London, England, November 28 & 29, 1974
CaravanPablo 2310-740
Mozambique-
Autumn Leaves-
Close Your Eyes-
Blues For Bird-
Dizzy Atmosphere-
Alone Together-
Con Alma-
Stella By StarlightPablo 2310-817
There Is No Greater Love-
* Pablo 2310-740   Oscar Peterson And Dizzy Gillespie
* Pablo 2310-817; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 857-2   Oscar Peterson And The Trumpet Kings - Jousts

1975

The Bop Session

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 BoogieSonet (E) SNTF 692
2.Confirmation-
3.Groovin' High-
4.Lover Man-
5.All The Things You Are-
6.Lady Bird-
* Sonet (E) SNTF 692   Various Artists - The Bop Session

Roy Eldridge - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1975
Quasi-BoogalooPablo 2310-816
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-
* Pablo 2310-816; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 807-2   Roy Eldridge/Oscar Peterson/Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From

Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito Y Su Orquesta

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, cowbells) Jose Madera Jr. (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 4 & 5, 1975
Oro, Incienso Y MirraPablo 2310-771
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Calidoscopico-
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: PensativoPablo 2310-771, 2310-855
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Exuberante-
* Pablo 2310-771; Original Jazz Classics OJC 447, OJCCD 447-2   Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods
* Pablo 2310-855   The Best Of Dizzy Gillespie

The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7

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 MePablo 2310-749
What's New-
Cherokee-
I'll Remember AprilPablo 2625-707; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 739-2
* Pablo 2310-749; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 739-2   The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975
* Pablo 2625-707   Various Artists - The Montreux Collection 1975

The Trumpet Kings

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
Montreux BluesPablo 2310-754
(There Is) No Greater Love-
On The Alamo-
Blues For Norman-
Indiana-
Lullaby Of The LeavesPablo 2625-707; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 445-2
* Pablo 2310-754; Original Jazz Classics OJC 445, OJCCD 445-2   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie/Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings At Montreux '75
* Pablo 2625-707   Various Artists - The Montreux Collection 1975

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

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
CarnivalPablo 2625-708
Samba-
Barcelona-
In The Land Of The Living Dead-
Behind The Moonbeam-
The Truth-
Pele-
Olinga-
* Pablo 2625-708, PACD 2625-708-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Bahiana

1976

Mike Longo Sextet With Dizzy Gillespie

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
WyowaPablo 2310-769
Roma-
The Proclamation-
Angel Of Love-
Talk With The Spirits-
* Pablo 2310-769   Mike Longo - Talk With The Spirits

Benny Carter - Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 LovelyPablo 2310-781
Broadway-
The CourtshipPablo 2310-781, FCD 60-029
ConstantinoplePablo 2310-781
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Pablo 2310-781; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 682-2   Benny Carter/Dizzy Gillespie - Carter, Gillespie, Inc.
* Pablo FCD 60-029   Benny Carter And The Jazz Giants

Carmen McRae

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 DayBlue Note BN-LA709-H2
18180Miss Otis Regrets-
18185Don't Misunderstand-
18186A Beautiful Friendship-
* Blue Note BN-LA709-H2   Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 PartyPablo 2310-784
Shim Sham Shimmy On The St. Louis Blues-
Harlem Samba-
Land Of Milk And Honey-
* Pablo 2310-784; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 823-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Party

1977 (age 60)

Dizzy Gillespie With Lalo Schifrin Orchestra

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
UnicornPablo 2310-794
Fire Dance-
Incantation-
Wrong Number-
Free Ride-
Ozone Madness-
Love Poem For Donna-
The Last Stroke Of Midnight-
* Pablo 2310-794; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 784-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Free Ride

Count Basie - Dizzy Gillespie Quartet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Count Basie (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Las Vegas, NV, February 3, 1977
Back To The LandPablo 2310-833
Constantinople-
You Got It-
St. James Infirmary-
Follow The Leader-
Ow!-
* Pablo 2310-833; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 886-2   Count Basie/Dizzy Gillespie - The Gifted Ones

Oscar Peterson Jam

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 FrazierPablo Live 2308-208
If I Were A Bell-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
Just In Time-
Bye Bye BluesOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 378-2
PerdidoPablo Live 2620-105
Mack The Knife-
* Pablo Live 2308-208; Original Jazz Classics OJC 378, OJCCD 378-2   Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77
* Pablo Live 2620-105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 385, OJCCD 385-2   Various Artists - The Jam Sessions: Montreux '77

Dizzy Gillespie Jam

Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Girl Of My DreamsPablo Live 2308-211
Get Happy-
Medley: Once In A While / But Beautiful / Here's That Rainy Day-
The Champ-
Here 'TisPablo Live 2620-105
* Pablo Live 2308-211; Original Jazz Classics OJC 381, OJCCD 381-2   Dizzy Gillespie Jam - Montreux '77
* Pablo Live 2620-105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 385, OJCCD 385-2   Various Artists - The Jam Sessions: Montreux '77

1979

Woody Shaw Orchestra

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
CaravanConcord Jazz CJ-170
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-
* Concord Jazz CJ-170, CCD-4170-2   Woody Shaw - Woody And Friends At Monterey Jazz Festival 1979

1980

The Trumpet Summit Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 4

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
DaahoudPablo Today 2312-114
Chicken Wings-
Just Friends-
The Champ-
Alternate Blues: Alternate OnePablo Today 2312-136
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-
* Pablo Today 2312-114; Original Jazz Classics OJC 603, OJCCD 603-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Summit Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 4
* Pablo Today 2312-136; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 744-2   Dizzy Gillespie/Freddie Hubbard/Clark Terry/Oscar Peterson - The Alternate Blues

Dizzy Gillespie Trio

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, piano, cowbells, Jew's harp, vocals) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Bernard Purdie (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 19, 1980
Introduction By Claude NobsPablo Live 2308-226
Christopher Columbus-
I'm Sitting On Top Of This World-
Manteca-
Get That Booty-
Kisses-
* Pablo Live 2308-226; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 882-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Digital At Montreux 1980

Mongo Santamaria And His Band

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.Pablo PACD 5317-2
Havana-
Sofrito-
Pajaro Cantor-
Watermelon Man-
Come Candela-
Amanacer-
Para Ti-
* Pablo PACD 5317-2   Mongo Santamaria - Montreux Heat!

Mongo Santamaria And His Band

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
VirtuePablo Live 2308-229
Afro Blue-
Summertime-
Mambo Mongo-
* Pablo Live 2308-229; Original Jazz Classics OJC 626, OJCCD 626-2   Mongo Santamaria - Summertime

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns

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 StartedEastworld (J) EWJ 80189
Tangerine-
Django-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80189; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8013   Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns

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
A Night In TunisiaEastworld (J) EWJ 80189
The Peacemaker-
Con Alma-
Bag's GrooveEastworld (J) EWJ 80253
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80189; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8013   Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80253   Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Live Special

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns

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", "Yokohama Stadium", Yokohama, Japan, September 7, 1980
Lover Come Back To MeEastworld (J) EWJ 80189
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80189; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8013   Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Battle Of The Horns

Chuck Mangione

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 TarantellaA&M SP-6513
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-
* A&M SP-6513   Chuck Mangione - Tarantella

1981

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 NobsPablo Live 2620-116
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-
* Pablo Live 2620-116, PACD 2620-116-2   Dizzy Gillespie - Musician, Composer, Raconteur Plays And Raps In His Greatest Concert

1982

Dizzy Gillespie - Arturo Sandoval Quintet

Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, Jew's harp) Esko Linnavalli (piano) Pekka Sarmanto (bass) Esko Rosnell (drums)
Helsinki, Finland, September 9, 1982
Wheatleigh HallPablo 2310-889
First Chance-
And Then She Stopped-
Rimsky-
Dizzy The Duck-
* Pablo 2310-889; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 733-2   Dizzy Gillespie/Arturo Sandoval - To A Finland Station

1985

Dizzy Gillespie Y Su Grupo

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 LoveAreito (Cuban) LD-4271
The Blues-
A Night In Tunisia-
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To'ya-
same session
Blues WalkAreito (Cuban) LD-4272
Miela And Hanay-
Con Alma-
Manteca-
* Areito (Cuban) LD-4271   Dizzy Gillespie Y Arturo Sandoval - Gillespie En Vivo
* Areito (Cuban) LD-4272   Dizzy Gillespie Y Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gillespie En Vivo

Lilian Terry

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-BeSoul Note (It) SN 1147
Moody's Mood For Love-
A Night In Tunisia-
Con Alma-
Body And Soul-
The Sunshine Blues-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1147   Lilian Terry - Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be...Oo, Oo...Oo, Oo

The Manhattan Transfer

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 SpringAtlantic (Eu) ATL 50103
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50103, (F) 81266-1   The Manhattan Transfer - Vocalese

1989 (age 72)

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

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 WorldWarner Bros. 26020
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-
* Warner Bros. 26020   Quincy Jones - Back On The Block

James Moody Quartet With Dizzy Gillespie

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 AlmaNovus 3063-1-N
Get The Booty-
* Novus 3063-1-N   James Moody - Sweet And Lovely

Max Roach - Dizzy Gillespie Duo

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 1A&M CD 6404
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-
* A&M CD 6404   Max Roach/Dizzy Gillespie - Max And Diz Paris 1989

Max Roach And Dizzy Gillespie Interview

Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach (interviewee) Christian Gauffre (interviewer)
Hotel Rafael, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
InterviewA&M CD 6404
* A&M CD 6404   Max Roach/Dizzy Gillespie - Max And Diz Paris 1989

Paris All Stars

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

1991

Randy Weston Group

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 SunriseAntilles 314 511 896-2
* Antilles 314 511 896-2; Verve (F) 511 857-2   Randy Weston - The Spirits Of Our Ancestors

1992

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 BounceTelarc CD-83307
2.Bebop-
3.Ornithology-
4.Anthropology-
5.Oo Pa Pa Da-
6.Diamond Jubilee Blues-
7.The Theme-
* Telarc CD-83307   Dizzy Gillespie - To Bird With Love

Others

The Best Of Dizzy Gillespie

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
unknown location, date
UnicornPablo PACD 2405-411-2
Free Ride-
Pensativo-
Exuberante-
Behind The Moonbeam-
Shim Sham Shimmy On The St. Louis Blues-
The Truth-
* Pablo PACD 2405-411-2   The Best Of Dizzy Gillespie

Oscar Peterson and others

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 StemPablo PACD 2310-966-2
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-
* Pablo PACD 2310-966-2   Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington