Dizzy Gillespie Catalog

1937 (age 20)

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

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Dillard, trumpet, vocals; Dicky Wells, trombone; Russell Procope, clarinet, alto sax; Howard Johnson, alto sax; Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill, tenor sax; Sam Allen, piano; John Smith, guitar; Richard Fullbright, bass; Bill Beason, drums.

NYC, May 17, 1937

010206-1San Anton'

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

Shad Collins, Bill Dillard, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Russell Procope, clarinet, alto sax; Howard Johnson, alto sax; Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill, tenor sax; Sam Allen, piano; John Smith, guitar; Richard Fullbright, bass; Bill Beason, drums.: Dillard plays, trumpet.

NYC, May 17, 1937

010207-1I'm Happy, Darling, Dancing With You

Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPV-530)

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Dillard, trumpet, vocals #1, trumpet #2,3; Dicky Wells, trombone; Russell Procope, clarinet, alto sax; Howard Johnson, alto sax; Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill, tenor sax; Sam Allen, piano; John Smith, guitar; Richard Fullbright, bass; Bill Beason, drums.

NYC, May 17, 1937

1. 010208-1Yours And Mine
2. 010210-1King Porter Stomp
3. 010211-1Blue Rhythm Fantasy

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Don Byas, tenor sax #1,2; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Bill DeArango, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, February 22, 1946

1. D6VB1682-152nd Street Theme (take 1)
2. D6VB1683-2Night In Tunisia (incomplete take)
3. D6VB1685-2Anthropology (take 2)

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos.

NYC, December 22, 1947

D7VB2932-1Algo Bueno (aka Woody'n You)

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos; Kenny Hagood, vocals.

NYC, December 30, 1947

D7VB3093-1Ool-Ya-Koo

Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Joe Harris, congas; Sabu Martinez, bongos.

NYC, December 29, 1948

D8VB4148-1Guarachi Guaro
D8VB4150-1Lover Come Back To Me

Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas.

NYC, May 6, 1949

D8VB4151-2I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 2)

Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Andy Duryea, Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas; Joe Carroll, vocals.

NYC, July 6, 1949

D9VB1796-1In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee

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

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Dillard, trumpet, vocals; Dicky Wells, trombone; Russell Procope, clarinet, alto sax; Howard Johnson, alto sax; Robert Carroll, Teddy Hill, tenor sax; Sam Allen, piano; John Smith, guitar; Richard Fullbright, bass; Bill Beason, drums.

NYC, May 17, 1937

010209-1I'm Feeling Like A Million

1939

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Clyde Hart, piano; Charlie Christian, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.

NYC, September 11, 1939

041406-1When Lights Are Low

** also released on His Master's Voice (Swi) JK 2172, (Swd) X 6572; Blue Ace 234.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, vocals #1, vibes #2; Clyde Hart, piano; Charlie Christian, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.

NYC, September 11, 1939

1. 041407-1One Sweet Letter From You
2. 041409-1Early Session Hop

** also released on His Master's Voice (E) B 9027, (Swi) JK 2240, (F) K 8432.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Chu Berry, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Clyde Hart, piano; Charlie Christian, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.

NYC, September 11, 1939

041408-1Hot Mallets

1941

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

Dizzy Gillespie, unknown, trumpet; Chu Berry, Don Byas, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; Nick Fenton, bass; Doc West, drums.

"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, May, 1941

Stardust #1

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Guy, trumpet; Kenny Kersey, piano; Nick Fenton, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Kerouac

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kenny Kersey, piano; Nick Fenton, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Stardust #2

** also released on Counterpoint CPT-548; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1932-2.

1942

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Wilder, Walter Williams, trumpet; Alfred Cobbs, Leon Comegys, Allen Durham, trombone; John Brown, Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Frank Pasley, guitar; Benny Booker, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums; Jimmy Anderson, vocals #1; Les Hite, director.

NYC, circa January, 1942

1. W151I Remember You
2. W152Jersey Bounce

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Wilder, Walter Williams, trumpet; Alfred Cobbs, Leon Comegys, Allen Durham, trombone; John Brown, Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Frank Pasley, guitar; Benny Booker, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums; Jimmy Anderson, vocals #2; Les Hite, director.

NYC, circa January, 1942

1. W153Idaho
2. W154One Dozen Roses

1943

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, tenor sax; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

Room 305 Of Savoy Hotel, Chicago, IL, February 15, 1943

Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

"Lincoln Square", NY, May 30, 1945

Sweet Georgia Brown (incomplete)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; unknown, piano; Red Callender, bass; Doc West, drums.

California, February, 1946

Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2

** also released on Stash ST-CD-260.

1944

Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist  (Delmark DD-459)

Vic Coulsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Vanderveer, trumpet; Leonard Lowry, Leo Parker, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, February 16, 1944

R1000Woody'n You
R1001Bu-Dee-Daht
R1002Yesterdays

Johnson plays, tenor, baritone sax.

NYC, February 22, 1944

R1003Disorder At The Border
R1004Feeling Zero
R1005Rainbow Mist (aka Body And Soul)

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

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.

NYC, December 5, 1944

118-2If That's The Way You Feel
119-4I Want To Talk About You
120-3Blowing The Blues Away
121-2Opus X
122I'll Wait And Pray

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

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.: same session.

NYC, December 5, 1944

120Blowing The Blues Away

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

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.: same session.

NYC, December 5, 1944

123The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone, vocals; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Mike Bryan, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Rubberlegs Williams, vocals #1-5.

NYC, January 4, 1945

1. W3301What's The Matter Now
2. W3302I Want Every Bit Of It
3. W3303That's The Blues
4. W3304G.I. Blues
5. -G.I. Blues (as 4-F Blues)
6. W3305Dream Of You
7. W3306Seventh Avenue
8. W3307Sorta Kinda
9. W3308Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh Ooh

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Nat Jaffe, piano #1,3; Tadd Dameron, piano #2; Bill DeArango, guitar; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals.

NYC, May 25, 1945

1. W3325What More Can A Woman Do
2. W3326I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream
3. W3327Mean To Me

Various Artists - The Jazz Makers  (Columbia CL 1036)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Don Byas, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Irv Kluger, drums.

NYC, January 9, 1945

W-1223I Can't Get Started

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Don Byas, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Irv Kluger, drums.: same session.

NYC, January 9, 1945

W-1224Good Bait

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Don Byas, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Irv Kluger, drums.: same session.

NYC, January 9, 1945

W-1225Salt Peanuts (as Salted Peanuts)
W-1226Be-Bop (as Dizzy's Fingers)

Dizzy Gillespie, Kai Winding, J.J. Johnson, Terry Gibbs - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 2  (Xanadu 124)

Bill Coleman, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, unknown, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, Benny Morton, unknown, Trummy Young, trombone; Johnny Bothwell, unknown, alto sax; Don Byas, unknown, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Rubberlegs Williams, vocals #2-4.

NYC, January 9, 1945

1. W-1218-WSomething For You (aka Chance It) (aka Max Is Making Wax)
2. W-1219-WWorried Life Blues
3. W-1220-WEmpty Bed Blues, Part 1
4. W-1221-WEmpty Bed Blues, Part 2

Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Meets Stravinsky  (Savoy MG 12040)

Tommy Allison, Stan Fishelson, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, trumpet; Walter Robertson, trumpet, trombone; Jack Carmen, Ollie Wilson, Trummy Young, trombone; Johnny Bothwell, Hal McKusick, alto sax; Al Cohn, Joe Megro, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Ike Carpenter, piano; Steve Jordan, guitar; Mickey Mendi, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Boyd Raeburn, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January 27, 1945

G543-1March Of The Boyds
G549-2Summertime

Oscar Pettiford, bass; replaces Mendi.

NYC, January, 1945

G542-2A Night In Tunisia

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Frank Paparelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Murray Shipinski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, February 9, 1945

G554Groovin' High

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Frank Paparelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Murray Shipinski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

NYC, February 9, 1945

G555Blue 'N' Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Remo Palmieri, guitar; Slam Stewart, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.

NYC, February 28, 1945

G554A-1Groovin' High
G556All The Things You Are
G557Dizzy Atmosphere

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums.

NYC, May 11, 1945

G565A-1Salt Peanuts
G568A-1Hot House

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, May 15, 1946

5498Oop Bop Sha Bam
5500That's Earl, Brother

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Ray Orr, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Al Moore, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, June 10, 1946

5550Our Delight

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, July 9, 1946

5609One Bass Hit, Part 2
5610Ray's Idea
5611Things To Come

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Matthew McKay, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Taswell Baird, Al Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; John Brown, Scoops Carey, alto sax; Bill Frazier, James Moody, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Kenny Hagood, vocals.

NYC, November 12, 1946

5789Emanon

Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude  (EmArcy MG-36017)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Gene Sedric, clarinet; Sammy Price, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Leonard Ware, guitar; Oscar Smith, bass; Doc West, drums; Albinia Jones, vocals.

NYC, April 14, 1945

NSC49Evil Gal Blues

Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues: Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5  (Savoy SJL 2233)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Gene Sedric, clarinet; Sammy Price, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Leonard Ware, guitar; Oscar Smith, bass; Doc West, drums; Albinia Jones, vocals.: same session.

NYC, April 14, 1945

NSC50Salty Papa Blues
NSC51Albinia's Blues
NSC52Don't You Wear No Black

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

Wendell Culley, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Killian, Joe Morris, Dave Page, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Abdul Hamid, Al Hayse, John Morris, Andrew Penn, trombone; Gus Evans, clarinet, alto sax; Herbie Fields, clarinet, alto, soprano sax; Arnett Cobb, Jay Peters, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, drums; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair, bass; Fred Radcliffe, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 15, 1945

Red Cross

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning  (Prestige PR 24030)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals #2.

NYC, May 11, 1945

1. G566A-1Shaw 'Nuff
2. G567A-1Lover Man

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, May 15, 1946

5497One Bass Hit, Part 1
5499A Handfulla Gimme

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Ray Orr, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Al Moore, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, June 10, 1946

5551Good Dues Blues

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, July 9, 1946

5612He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Matthew McKay, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Taswell Baird, Al Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; John Brown, Scoops Carey, alto sax; Bill Frazier, James Moody, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Kenny Hagood, vocals.

NYC, November 12, 1946

5788I Waited For You

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1945

Blue 'N' Boogie (incomplete)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Slam Stewart, bass; Specs Powell, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945

T8-AHallelujah
T8-F-
T9-BGet Happy
T9-D-

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Slam Stewart, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

T10-ASlam Slam Blues (as Bird's Blues)
T10-BSlam Slam Blues
T11-ACongo Blues
T11-AACongo Blues (uncomplete take)
T11-BB-
T11-CCongo Blues

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Slam Stewart, bass; Specs Powell, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945

T8-EHallelujah (as Sing Hallelujah!)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Slam Stewart, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945

T11-BCongo Blues

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax #1,2,6,7; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums #1-5; Sid Catlett, drums #6,7.

"Town Hall", NYC, June 22, 1945

1.Intro
2.Bebop
3.A Night In Tunisia
4.Groovin' High
5.Salt Peanuts
6.Hot House
7.52nd Street Theme

The Genius Of Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12014)

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dizzy Gillespie, piano #1, trumpet, piano #2; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945

1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)
2. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (as Cocoa)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Jack McVea, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Slim Gaillard, piano, guitar, vocals; Bam Brown, bass, vocals; Zutty Singleton, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, probably December 29, 1945

BTJ38-2Dizzy Boogie (take 2)
BTJ39-2Flat Foot Floogie (orig.-take 2)
BTJ40-2Popity Pop (orig.-take 1)
BTJ41RESlim's Jam (new-take 2)

Charlie Parker Story  (Savoy MG 12079)

Miles Davis, trumpet #1-7; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dizzy Gillespie, piano #1-7,9, trumpet, piano #8; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945

1. S5850-1Billie's Bounce (new-take 1)
2. S5850-2Billie's Bounce (short-take 2)
3. S5850-3Billie's Bounce (new-take 3)
4. S5850-4Billie's Bounce (new-take 4)
5. S5851-1Now's The Time (short-take 1)
6. S5851-2Now's The Time (short-take 2)
7. S5851-3Now's The Time (new-take 3)
8. S5853-1Ko-Ko (short-take 1)
9.Meandering (new-take 1)

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

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dizzy Gillespie, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945

S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)

The Immortal Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12001)

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dizzy Gillespie, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945

S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman, announcer.

AFRS Jubilee, NBC Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945

Dizzy Atmosphere
Shaw 'Nuff
Groovin' High

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; and others.

probably NYC, 1945

Donna Lee
Groovin' High

1946

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker, alto sax, vocals; Luckey Tompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

WEAF radio broadcast, "Billy Berg's Supper Club", Hollywood, CA, January 24, 1946

Salt Peanuts

Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, New Volume 2 (Formerly Vols. 2 And 3)  (Clef MG VOL.2)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Al Killian, trumpet #3,4; Willie Smith, alto sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #3,4; Charlie Ventura, Lester Young, tenor sax; Mel Powell, piano; Billy Hadnott, bass; Lee Young, drums.

"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946

1. 411 | 266Crazy Rhythm, Part 1
2. 412 | 267Crazy Rhythm, Part 2
3. 413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
4. 414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2

** also released on Verve MG VOL.2 entitled "Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Volume 2".

Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, New Volume 5 (Formerly Vols. 7, 10 And 11)  (Clef MG VOL.5)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, Lester Young, tenor sax; Mel Powell, piano; Billy Hadnott, bass; Lee Young, drums.

"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946

309The Man I Love, Part 1
310The Man I Love, Part 2
311The Man I Love, Part 3
312The Man I Love, Part 4
313The Man I Love, Part 5
314The Man I Love, Part 6

** also released on Verve MG VOL.5 entitled "Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Volume 5".

Various Artists - Party Favorites  (Tops L 1526)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie as John Burk, Howard McGhee as Howard McGee, Eugene Young, trumpet; Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith as Bill Smith, alto sax; Fred Simon, Lucky Thompson as Eli Thompson, tenor sax; Gene Porter, baritone sax; Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW183Night And Day

Wilbert Baranco - Night And Day / Weeping Willie  (Black & White 41)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie as John Burk, Howard McGhee as Howard McGee, Eugene Young, trumpet; Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith as Bill Smith, alto sax; Fred Simon, Lucky Thompson as Eli Thompson, tenor sax; Gene Porter, baritone sax; Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW184Weeping Willie

Wilbert Baranco - Every Time I Think Of You / Baranco Boogie  (Black & White 42)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie as John Burk, Howard McGhee as Howard McGee, Eugene Young, trumpet; Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith as Bill Smith, alto sax; Fred Simon, Lucky Thompson as Eli Thompson, tenor sax; Gene Porter, baritone sax; Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW185Every Time I Think Of You

Wilbert Baranco And His Orchestra - Hot Piano  (Tops L 930)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie as John Burk, Howard McGhee as Howard McGee, Eugene Young, trumpet; Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith as Bill Smith, alto sax; Fred Simon, Lucky Thompson as Eli Thompson, tenor sax; Gene Porter, baritone sax; Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW186Baranco Boogie

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Roy Hall, drums; + 6 strings, 4 woodwinds, a harp, a french horn, Johnny Richards, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, January or February, 1946

PAR-101-AThe Way You Look Tonight (as Part One)
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (as Part Two)
PAR-102-AWho (as Part Three)
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (as Part Four)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; George Handy, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 5, 1946

D1000Diggin' Diz (as Bongo Beep)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax, vocals; Milt Jackson, vibes, vocals; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946

D1001-EConfirmation
D1002-EDiggin' For Diz
D1003-ADynamo A (as Dynamo)
D1003-BDynamo B (as Dynamo A)
D1004-EWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream
D1005-A'Round About Midnight
D1005-B-

Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets  (Dial LP 212)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax, vocals; Milt Jackson, vibes, vocals; Al Haig, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same session.

Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946

D1004-BWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream

The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPM-2398)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Don Byas, tenor sax #1-3; Milt Jackson, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Bill DeArango, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, February 22, 1946

1. D6VB1682-252nd Street Theme (take 2)
2. D6VB1683-1Night In Tunisia (take 1)
3. D6VB1684-1Ol' Man Rebop
4. D6VB1685-1Anthropology (take 1)

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos.

NYC, December 30, 1947

D7VB3090-1Manteca
D7VB3092-1Good Bait
D7VB3094-1Minor Walk

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

Dizzy Gillespie as B. Bopstein, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Eddie Nicholson, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals #1.

NYC, March 6, 1946

1. S1120All Too Soon
2. S1121You're Only Happy When I'm Blue
3. S1122Ten Lessons With Timothy

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

Dave Burns, Talib Dawud, Kenny Dorham, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Alim Moore, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Luckey, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes #8-11; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, May-June, 1946

1.Our Delight
2.Ray's Idea
3.Cool Breeze
4.One Bass Hit
5.Groovin' High
6.Second Balcony Jump
7.unknown title
8.'Round Midnight
9.Oo-Bup-Sh' Bam
10.The Man I Love
11.Things To Come

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946

Things To Come
Things To Come (alternate take)
Second Balcony Jump
Groovin' High
Our Delight

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June, 1946

Don't Blame Me

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946

unknown title
One Bass Hit
The Man I Love
Oop Bop Sh'bam
'Round Midnight
Ray's Idea
Cool Breeze

The Dizzy Gillespie Story  (Savoy MG 12110)

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John Brown, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Gil Fuller, arranger.

NYC, September 25, 1946

S3354-2For Hecklers Only
S3355BSmoky Hollow Jump
S3356BBoppin' The Blues (as Dizz-Moody)
S3357BMoody Speaks

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Henry Coker, Dick Kenny, Harold Smith, trombone; John Graas, French horn; Askell Issenbuth, flute; Philip Shuken, alto flute; Harry Steinfeld, oboe; Shirley Thompson, bassoon; Victor Arno, Walt Edelstein, Jack Shulman, Felix Slatkin, violin; Cy Bernhard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Barbara Whitney, harp; Paul Smith, piano; Jack Cascales, bass; Specs Wright, drums; Carlos Vidal Bolado, congas; Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1950

D385-5 | D393Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
D386-4 | D394Lullaby Of The Leaves
D387-3 | D395Million Dollar Baby
D388-5 | D396What Is There To Say

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1950

D389-6 | D397Alone Together
D390-7 | D398These Are The Things I Love
D391-5 | D399On The Alamo
D392-3 | D340Interlude In C

1947 (age 30)

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

Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Taswell Baird, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Joe Harris, drums.

NYC, August 22, 1947

D7VB1542-1Ow!
D7VB1544-1Two Bass Hit

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos #1, congas, bongos, chanting vocals #2.

NYC, December 22, 1947

1. D7VB2934-1Cubana Be
2. D7VB2935-1Cubana Bop

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos.

NYC, December 30, 1947

D7VB3091Woody'n You

Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #1, trumpet, vocals #2; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Joe Harris, congas; Sabu Martinez, bongos.

NYC, December 29, 1948

1. D8VB4149-1Duff Capers
2. D8VB4151-1I'm Be Boppin' Too (take 1)

Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas.

NYC, April 14, 1949

D9VB471-1Swedish Suite
D9VB472-1St. Louis Blues

same personnel.

NYC, May 6, 1949

D9VB1010-1Dizzier And Dizzier (aka Katy)

Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals #1, trumpet #2; Andy Duryea, Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas; Joe Carroll, vocals #1.

NYC, July 6, 1949

1. D9VB1793-1Hey Pete! Le's Eat Mo' Meat
2. D9VB1794-1Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

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

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals #1, trumpet #2; Taswell Baird, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Kenny Hagood, vocals #1.

NYC, August 22, 1947

1. D7VB1543-1Oop-Pop-A-Da
2. D7VB1545-1Stay On It

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, bongos; Kenny Hagood, vocals.

NYC, December 22, 1947

D7VB2933-1Cool Breeze

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949

D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)

Willie Cook, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas; Joe Carroll, vocals.

NYC, May 6, 1949

D9VB1011-1Jump Did-Le Ba

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John LaPorta, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums; Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947

Ko-Ko I
Hot House
Fine And Dandy

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John LaPorta, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carl Caruso, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947

Ko-Ko II
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
How Deep Is The Ocean
Tiger Rag
52nd Street Theme

** also released on Zim ZM 1001.

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - BeBop's Heartbeat  (Savoy SJL 1177)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Joe Harris, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947

13000A Night In Tunisia, Part 1
13001A Night In Tunisia, Part 2
13002Dizzy Atmosphere
13003Groovin' High, Part 1
13004Groovin' High, Part 2
13005Confirmation (as Riff Warmer)
Ko-Ko

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra  (Arco AL 8)

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Ore, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Joe Taswell Baird, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano, arranger; Al McKibbon, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Chano Pozo, congas; Lorenzo Salan, bongos; Kenny "Pancho" Hagood, vocals; Tadd Dameron, Gil Fuller, George Russell, arranger.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947

N1791-EFestival In Cuba
N1792-2EPanic In Puerto Rico
N1793-2EBop Salad
N1794-EA Serenade In Fifths
N1795-B2To Be Sure

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Nat King Cole, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

RKO Pathe Studios, NYC, December 21, 1947

2933-4Leap Here

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; 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 sax; Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Shelly Manne, drums.

2934-4Metronome Riff

1948

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

Benny Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Ted Kelly, Bill Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gales, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Chano Pozo, congas; Kenny Pancho Hagood, vocals.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 28, 1948

Oop-Pop-A-Da
'Round Midnight
Woody'n You (as Algo Bueno)
I Can't Get Started
Two Bass Hit
Good Bait
Afro-Cuban Suite
Ool-Ya-Koo
Things To Come

** also released on Mode (F) CMDINT 9849 entitled "Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948 - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 43". Vogue (E) VRL 3011 entitled "Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948". Prestige PR 7818 entitled "The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra At Salle Pleyel, Paris, France".

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

Dave Burns, Willie Cook, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Cindy Duryea, Bill Shepherd, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; Ernie Henry, alto sax; John Brown, alto sax, vocals; Joe Gayles, James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Chano Pozo, congas, vocals.

"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, July 19, 1948

Emanon
Ool-Ya-Koo
Stay On It
Good Bait
One Bass Hit
Manteca
'Round Midnight
I Can't Get Started

** also released on Jazz Legacy (F) JL 60 entitled "Pasadena Concert 1948 - Jazz Legacy 10". GNP/ZYX (E) GNPD 23 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And His Big Band In Concert Featuring Chano Pozo".

1949

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

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949

D9VB0021-1Overtime (shorter take)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)

** also released on RCA Camden (E) CDN-112.

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

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: add Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949

D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alternate take)

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

Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Andy Duryea, Sam Hurt, Jesse Tarrant, trombone; John Brown, Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Gayles, Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Vince Guerra, congas; Johnny Hartman, vocals.

NYC, April 14, 1949

D9VB473-1I Should Care
D9VB474-1That Old Black Magic

same personnel.

NYC, May 6, 1949

D9VB1009You Go To My Head

Charles Greenlea, J.J. Johnson, trombone; replaces Hurt, Tarrant.

NYC, July 6, 1949

D9VB1795-1If Love Is Trouble

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

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Tiny Irvin, vocals.

NYC, November 21, 1949

4316Say When
4317Tally Ho
4318You Stole My Wife, You Horse Thief

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Floyd Smith, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Carlos Duchesne, congas; Francisco Pozo, bongos; Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin, vocals.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4332Oo-La-La

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

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Tiny Irvin, vocals.

NYC, November 21, 1949

4319I Can't Remember

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Floyd Smith, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Carlos Duchesne, congas; Francisco Pozo, bongos; Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin, vocals.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4333Honeysuckle Rose

1950

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

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Matthew Gee, Charles Greenlee, Sam Hurt, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, Jesse Powell, tenor sax; Al Gibson, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Floyd Smith, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Carlos Duchesne, congas; Francisco Pozo, bongos; Joe Carroll, Tiny Irvin, vocals.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4330Coast To Coast

Various Artists - Enter The Cool: The History Of Jazz, Volume Four  (Capitol T-796)

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

NYC, January 9, 1950

4331Carambola

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 10, 1950

CO42629-1Double Date
CO42630-1No Figs

Various Artists - Our Best  (Clef MGC-639)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, June 6, 1950

410-4Bloomdido

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.: same session.

NYC, June 6, 1950

411-3An Oscar For Treadwell
411-4-
412-3Mohawk
412-6-
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-4Leap Frog
414-6-
415-2Relaxin' With Lee
415-3-

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.: same session.

NYC, June 6, 1950

413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)
413-1My Melancholy Baby
414-1Leap Frog
414-2-
414-3-
414-5-
414-7-
414-9-
414-10-
415-1Relaxin' With Lee
415-5-

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Jimmy Heath, alto sax; Jimmy Oliver, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Joe Harris, drums.

NYC, September 16, 1950

108She's Gone Again
109ANice Work If You Can Get It
110AThinking Of You
111Too Much Weight

** also released on Prestige PR 16002.

1951

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, January 6, 1951

Congo Blues
Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951

Good Bait

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, February 3, 1951

Birks' Works
I Can't Get Started
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Carl "Kansas" Fields, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, March 17, 1951

Birks' Works (air check 2)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, January 6, 1951

Ooh-Pa-Pa-Dah
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)

same personnel.

"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951

Birks' Works
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.: same session.

"Birdland", NYC, January 13, 1951

Good Groove
Tin Tin Deo No. 1

same personnel.

"Birdland", NYC, January 20, 1951

Groovin' High
A Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, February 3, 1951

Good Bait

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Carl "Kansas" Fields, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, March 17, 1951

Tin Tin Deo No. 3
The Champ
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Dizzy Gillespie - School Days  (Regent MG 6043)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; "Kansas" Fields, drums; The Calypso Boys, vocals.

Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951

DG-4010We Love To Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocals.

NYC, April 16, 1951

DG-3636Lady Be Good
DG-4000Love Me Pretty Baby

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocals.

NYC, August 16, 1951

DG-1206I'm In A Mess
DG-9010School Days
Bopsie's Blues
I Couldn't Beat The Rap

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals; + Stuff Smith, violin.

NYC, October 25, 1951

DG-2301Nobody Knows

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Bernard Griggs, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

DG-2307Umbrella Man
DG-2308Pop's Confessin'

** also released on Savoy MG 12204 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll".

Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ  (Savoy MG 12047)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; "Kansas" Fields, drums; The Calypso Boys, vocals.

Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951

DG-4015Tin Tin Deo
DG-2040-XBirks' Works

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocals.

NYC, April 16, 1951

DG-5104/5105The Champ

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocals.

NYC, August 16, 1951

DG-1500Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals; + Stuff Smith, violin.

NYC, October 25, 1951

DG-2300Caravan
DG-2302The Bluest Blues
DG-2303Sunny Side Of The Street
DG-2304Stardust
DG-2305Time On My Hands

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Bernard Griggs, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

DG-2309Oh-Sho-Be-Do-Be
DG-2310They Can't Take That Away From Me

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

"Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1951

Blue 'N' Boogie
Anthropology
'Round Midnight
A Night In Tunisia
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

radio broadcast, Voice Of America, "Birdland", NYC, spring 1951

How High The Moon
Ornithology
Hot House
Embraceable You

Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions  (Savoy SJL 2209)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocals.

NYC, August 16, 1951

Bopsie's Blues (alternate take)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al (Junior) Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals; + Stuff Smith, violin.

NYC, October 25, 1951

DG-2300-?Caravan (alternate take)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Bernard Griggs, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

DG-2306Blue Skies

1952

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Sandy Block, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.

Dumont TV Studios, NYC, February 24, 1952

Hot House

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals #1,4.

NYC, February 29, 1952

1. 805Groovin' The Nursery Rhymes
2. 806This Is Happiness
3. 807Dizz' Tune (as Mrs. Diz)
4. 808Love Is Here To Stay

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Humberto Morales, congas.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952

14777 | 877Cognac Blues

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

15174 | 939Lullaby In Rhythm
15175 | 945Just Blues (One More Blues)
15180 | 938Mama's Blues (as Blues Chante) (aka Mrs. Dizzy Blues)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Humberto Morales, congas.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952

14776 | 875Cocktails For Two
14780 | 941Blue And Sentimental

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur, trombone; Rene Bigerille, flute; Robert Jeannoutot, oboe; Jean Louchez, bassoon; Albert Gillot, clarinet; Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage, violin; Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier, viola; Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz, cello; Bernard Galais, harp; Arnold Ross, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Jo Boyer, Daniel White, arranger.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952

14789The Man I Love
14790Night And Day
14791Sweet And Lovely
14792My Old Flame

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

15173 | 943When It's Sleepy Time Down South
15179Blue Moon

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings.

Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953

17106Stormy Weather
17107Jealousie
17108The Very Thought Of You

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Humberto Morales, congas.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952

14778 | 876Moon Nocturne
14779 | 942Sabla-Y-Blu

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur, trombone; Rene Bigerille, flute; Robert Jeannoutot, oboe; Jean Louchez, bassoon; Albert Gillot, clarinet; Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage, violin; Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier, viola; Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz, cello; Bernard Galais, harp; Arnold Ross, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Jo Boyer, Daniel White, arranger.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952

14790Night And Day (alternate take)
14791Sweet And Lovely (alternate take 1)
-Sweet And Lovely (alternate take 2)
14792My Old Flame (alternate take)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Arnold Ross, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

14795They Can't Take That Away From Me
-They Can't Take That Away From Me (alternate take)
14796Taking A Chance On Love (alternate take 1)
-Taking A Chance On Love (alternate take 2)
-Taking A Chance On Love (as Break At The Beginning)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

15174Lullaby In Rhythm (alternate take)
15178Summertime

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings.

Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953

17104Undecided
17105The Way You Look Tonight

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Humberto Morales, congas.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952

14781 | 878Just One More Chance

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

15177 | 944Ain't Misbehavin'

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; unidentified trombones, guitar, woodwinds, harp and strings.

Studio Pathe Magellan, Paris, France, February 22, 1953

17109Fine And Dandy
17110I've Got You Under My Skin
17111Pennies From Heaven

** also released on Fontana (E) TL 5343.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Umberto Canto, congas.

Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952

52V4210-1 | BN2003Hurry Home
52V4213I Cover The Waterfront

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Bill Tamper, trombone; Hubert Fol, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Pierre Lemarchand, drums.

Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952

52V4224 | BN2010CCC Blues (as Cripple Crapple Crutch)
52V4227-1 | BN2006She's Funny That Way
52V4228 | BN2005Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
52V4229 | BN2001Sweet Lorraine
52V4230 | BN2007Everything Happens To Me
52V4231I Don't Know Why

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

Paris, France, February 22, 1953

53V4459Always
53V4460-2My Man (alternate take) (as Mon Homme (alternate take))
53V4462Watch Out (as Fais Gaffe)
53V4463Moon Nocturne
53V4464This Is The Way
53V4465'S Wonderful

** also released on GNP Crescendo GNP 9028 entitled "Dizzy!".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Umberto Canto, congas.

Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952

52V4210-2Hurry Home (alternate take)
52V4211-1Afro-Paris (incomplete)
52V4211-2Afro-Paris (alternate take)
52V4212-1 | BN2008Say Eh!
52V4212-2Say Eh! (alternate take)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Bill Tamper, trombone; Hubert Fol, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Pierre Lemarchand, drums.

Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952

52V4225 | BN2002Lady Bird (as Dizzy Song)
52V4226 | BN2009Somebody Loves Me
52V4227-2She's Funny That Way (alternate take)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Umberto Canto, congas.

Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952

52V4211-3 | BN2004Afro-Paris

Dizzy And Django - Jazz From Paris  (Verve MGV-8015)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur, trombone; Rene Bigerille, flute; Robert Jeannoutot, oboe; Jean Louchez, bassoon; Albert Gillot, clarinet; Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage, violin; Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier, viola; Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz, cello; Bernard Galais, harp; Arnold Ross, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Jo Boyer, Daniel White, arranger.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952

14793I Waited For You
14794Ghost Of A Chance

** originally scheduled as Clef MGC-747.

Dizzy Gillespie  (Blue Star (F) BLP 6807)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

15176Blue Marine

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy, Volume 1  (Atlantic ALR 138)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Don Byas, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.: same session.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952

940Fragile

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Walter Yost, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Candido, percussion; Bob Garrity, announcer.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 15, 1952

A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme

Jimmy McPartland And The Dixieland Stars, Dizzy Gillespie And The Birdland Stars - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool - A Battle Of Jazz  (MGM E-3286)

Jimmy McPartland, cornet #2; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dick Cary, trumpet #2; Don Elliott, mellophone #1,3,4, trumpet #2; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet #3; Ray Abrams, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Hot versus Cool", "Birdland", NYC, November 24, 1952

1. 52S509Muskrat Ramble
2. 52S510Battle Of Blues
3. 52S511Indiana
4. 52S512How High The Moon

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Great  (Joker (J) UPS-2066-KR)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Don Byas, tenor sax; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

live in NYC, 1952

The Champ
Good Bait
Tin Tin Deo
Perdido

** also released on Lotus (It) ORL 8251, LOP 14.068; Passport (It) LPPS 11.110.

1953

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953

52V4225-2Rehearsal Blues (as Intro)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.: same session.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953

The Champ

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.: same session.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953

Good Bait
Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
My Man (as Mon Homme)
(I've Got) The Bluest Blues (as Intermission)
Birks' Works
53V4597 | V7834Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee
53V4598They Can't Take That Away From Me
Tin Tin Deo
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
School Days (as Ending) (as Paris Swing)

** also released on Mode (F) CMDINT 9859 entitled "The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 48". Vogue (E) VRL 3003 entitled "Concert Salle Pleyel 1953".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.: same session.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 9, 1953

(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance
Oh, Lady Be Good
Embraceable You
Play, Fiddle, Play
I Can't Get Started

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Cinema Rex", Paris, France, February 22, 1953

Minor Walk
Lady Be Good
Birks' Works
Oo-Shoo-Be-Do-Be
Mon Homme

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pierre Michelot, bass.

Moon Nocturne

Dizzy Gillespie, Roger Guerin, Bernard Hulin, Jean Liesse, Fernand Verstraete, trumpet; Andre Paquinet, Nat Peck, Charles Verstraete, trombone; Jack Ary, Robert Cuinet, alto sax; Daniel Dallolmo, Andre Ross, tenor sax; Henri Aspar, baritone sax; Raymond Le Senechal, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Gerard Pochonet, drums; Tony Proteau, leader.

'Round Midnight
Two Bass Hit

Dizzy Gillespie, Bernard Hulin, trumpet; Nat Peck, trombone; Andre Ross, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass.

Jam Session

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

Paris, France, February 22, 1953

53V4460My Man (as Mon Homme)

Dizzy Gillespie - no info  (Swing (F) M 33324)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.: same session.

Paris, France, February 22, 1953

53V4461I Got Rhythm (as Clappin' Rhythm)
53V4466 | V7835Ooo-Bla-Dee

** also released on Vogue (E) LDE 135. Contemporary C2504 entitled "Dizzy In Paris".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Massey Hall", Toronto, ON, Canada, May 15, 1953

Perdido (undubbed version)
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Allen's Alley (as Wee) (undubbed version)
Hot House (undubbed version)
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Massey Hall", Toronto, ON, Canada, May 15, 1953

Perdido

** also released on Vogue (E) LDE 040; Swing (F) M 33312 entitled "The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

"Massey Hall", Toronto, ON, Canada, May 15, 1953

Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1 & 2
All The Things You Are
52nd Street Theme

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Allen's Alley (as Wee)
Hot House #1 & 2
A Night In Tunisia

** also released on Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC-044, OJCCD-044-2. America (F) 30 AM 6053 entitled "Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall".

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

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Birdland", NYC, May 23, 1953

The Bluest Blues
On The Sunny Side Of The Street

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953

Woody'n You
Salt Peanuts

** also released on Mythic Sound MS 6002-2.

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1280-3Jam Blues
1283-3Ballad Medley

** also released on Verve MGV-8094.

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.: same session.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1281-3Blue Lou
1282-3Just You, Just Me

** also released on Verve MGV-8062.

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.: same session.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1284-3Jammin' For Clef
1285-2Rose Room

** also released on Clef MGC-655; Verve MGV-8053.

Diz And Getz  (Norgran MGN-1050)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953

1367-4Girl Of My Dreams
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1370-1Siboney, Part 1
1371-2Siboney, Part 2
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1374-1Impromptu

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 25, 1954

1718-1One Alone

** also released on Verve MGV-8141.

1954

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro  (Norgran MGN-1003)

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; 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, conductor.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 24, 1954

1711-4Manteca Theme
1712-4Contraste
1713-4Jungla
1714-4Rhumba-Finale

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Gilbert Valdez, flute; Rene Hernandez, piano; Robert Rodriguez, bass; Candido, Jose Mangual, Ralph Miranda, Ubaldo Nieto, percussion; Dizzy Gillespie, arranger.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 3, 1954

1738-10Night In Tunisia
1739-3Caravan
1740-3Con Alma

** also scheduled as Verve MGV-8191.
** also released on Verve MGV-8208 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Manteca".

Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital  (Norgran MGN-1083)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 25, 1954

1716-3Sugar Hips
1717-2Hey Pete
1719-1Money Honey

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #1-3; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 8, 1954

1. 1756-5Blue Mood
2. 1757-2Rails
3. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)
4. 1759-2Rhumbola

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Herb Lance, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1955

2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955

2551-7Taking A Chance On Love
2552-3Play Me The Blues

** also released on Verve MGV-8173.

Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails  (Norgran 135)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 8, 1954

1756-2Blue Mood

New Jazz Sounds Featuring Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris  (Norgran MGN-1044)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone #1; Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1954

1. 1959-1Marriage Blues
2. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things

** also released on Verve MGV-8135.

Dizzy And Strings  (Norgran MGN-1023)

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Buster Harding, arranger; Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 15, 1954

1980-3Cool Eyes
1981-1Confusion
1982-4Pile Driver
1983-2Hob Nail Special

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein, French horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax; George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley, woodwinds; Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; 9 strings, Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 16, 1954

1984-6Rose Of Picardy
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall
1987-2O Solow

** also released on Norgran MGN-1090; Verve MGV-8178 entitled "Diz Big Band".

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954

Jazz Concert Blues
The Challenges
The Ballad Medley
Drum Solo

** also released on Verve MG VOL.10 entitled "Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10".

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, October 29, 1954

2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm Happy
2020-1The Ballad Medley
2021-1Blue Moon
2025-6Limehouse Blues

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.: same session.

NYC, October 29, 1954

2017-3Algo Bueno
2018-1Trumpet Blues
2022-1I've Found A New Baby
2023-5Pretty Eyed Baby
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With You

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.: same session.

NYC, October 29, 1954

2019-1 | 62VK460The Beat's On

Norman Granz' Jam Session #6  (Clef MGC-656)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, October 30, 1954

2032-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 1
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 2

** originally scheduled as Clef MGC-4006.
** also released on Verve MGV-8054.

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.: same session.

NYC, October 30, 1954

2034-1Lullaby In Rhythm
2035-1Funky Blues (No. 2)

1955

The Exciting Battle J.A.T.P. Stockholm '55  (Pablo 2310-713)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

live in Stockholm, Sweden, February 2, 1955

Little David
Drum Solo Medley: Ow / Sticks
Ballad Medley: The Man I Love / I'll Never Be The Same / Skylark / My Old Flame
Birks

** also released on Pablo PACD-2310-713-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Herb Lance, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1955

2515-4Evening Sound
2516-3About To Wail
2517-7Begin The Beguine
2518-2Shout By Rail

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955

2554-8Flamingo

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 2, 1955

The Blues
The Modern Set
The Swing Set
The Ballad Medley
Buddy Rich's Explosion

** also released on Clef MG VOL.11; Verve MG VOL.11 entitled "Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Volume #11".

Krupa And Rich  (Clef MGC-684)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955

2527-3 | 63VK632Gene's Blues
2528-3Buddy's Blues
2529-1Bernie's Tune
2530-1I Never Knew
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade

** also scheduled as Verve MGV-8400, V/V6-8400.
** also released on Verve MGV-8069.

The Trumpets Of Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie And Harry Edison - Tour De Force  (Verve MGV-8212)

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 2, 1955

2540-1Tour De Force
2541-3Steeplechase

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956

4028-2Ballad Medley: I'm Thru With Love / The Nearness Of You / Moonlight In Vermont / Summertime

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

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955

2553-3 | 62VK466Oasis

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

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; and others.

Berlin, West Germany, 1955

Easy Does It
Seven Come Eleven
Jam Session No. 1
Jam Session No. 2
Willow Weep For Me
I Don't Know Why
Imagination
My Old Flame
Mop Top
Billie's Bounce
Ella
Papa Loves Mambo
Perdido

1956

The Modern Jazz Sextet  (Norgran MGN-1076)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1956

2652-6Tour De Force
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny
2654-1Ballad Medley: Old Folks / What's New / How Deep Is The Ocean
2655-1Blues For The Bird
2656-1Mean To Me

** also released on Verve MGV-8166. ARS G-429 entitled "The Modern Jazz Sextett - Cross Currents". Verve VE-1-2533 entitled "Dizzy Meets Sonny".

The Jazz Creations Of Dizzy Gillespie  (ARS G-405)

Dizzy Gillespie, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jerome Richardson, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, February 14, 1956

2773-4Doodlin'
2774-4Sometimes I'm Happy
2775-3Jessica's Day

Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman  (Norgran MGN-1084)

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956

2831-2Dizzy's Business
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
2834-1Tour De Force
2835-1I Can't Get Started
2836-3Stella By Starlight
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
2838-1Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2839-1 | 63VK621The Champ
2843-1My Reverie
2844-1Dizzy's Blues

** also released on Verve MGV-8174.
** part of Verve 314 527 900-2.

Dizzy In Greece  (Verve MGV-8017)

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956

2832-2Hey, Pete

same personnel.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2840-1Yesterdays
2841-2Tin Tin Deo
2842-2Groovin' For Nat
2845-2Annie's Dance
2846-2Cool Breeze
2847-1School Days

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, April 8, 1957

20838-13Stablemates
20839-15That's All
20840-2Groovin' High

** part of Verve 314 527 900-2.

Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz-Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only  (Verve MGV-8198)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956

4029-2Be-Bop
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)
4031-3Dark Eyes
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me

** also released on Verve (J) J28J-25115.

Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz-Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only  (Verve (J) J28J-25115)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same session.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956

4031-?Dark Eyes (alternate take)

** previously released on Verve MGV-8198 + 1 bonus track.

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

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

"Birdland", NYC, November 4-December 2, 1956

Introduction
Dizzy's Blues
A Night In Tunisia
Stella By Starlight
Doodlin'

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Austin Cromer, vocals #1.

"Birdland", NYC, December 1, 1956

1.If You Could See Me Now
2.Groovin' For Nat
3.The Theme
4.Introduction / The Theme
5.Whisper Not
6.Tangerine
7.Dizzy's Business (incomplete)

1957 (age 40)

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band - Birks' Works  (Verve MGV-8222)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Austin Cromer, vocals #6-8; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, April 7, 1957

1. 20828-5Jordu
2. 20829-8 | 63VK626Birks' Works
3. 20830-12Umbrella Man
4. 20831-13Autumn Leaves
5. 20832-16Tangerine
6. 20833-18Over The Rainbow
7. 20834-21You No Quiero Bailer
8. 20835-29If You Could See Me Now

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, April 8, 1957

20836-5Left Hand Corner
20837-9Whisper Not

** part of Verve 314 527 900-2.

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

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Austin Cromer, vocals #7,8; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, April 8, 1957

1. 20836-1Left Hand Corner (false start)
2. 20836-2Left Hand Corner (alternate take)
3. 20836-3-
4. 20836-4Left Hand Corner (false start)
5. 20837-6Whisper Not (alternate take)
6. 20837-8-
7. 20841-29Mayflower Rock (alternate take)
8. 20841-30Mayflower Rock

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, July 8, 1957

21092 | 62VK236Joogie Boogie
21094-4You'll Be Sorry
21095-8Wonder Why

** same contents as Norgran MGN-1084 + Verve MGV-8017 + MGV-8222 + 12 bonus tracks.

Dizzy Gillespie And Stuff Smith  (Verve MGV-8214)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stuff Smith, violin; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; The Gordon Family: George Gordon, George Gordon Jr., Richard Gordon, Honey Gordon, vocal group #5.

NYC, April 17, 1957

1. 20866-5Rio Pakistan
2. 20867-6It's Only A Paper Moon
3. 20868-8Purple Sounds
4. 20869-10Russian Lullaby
5. 20870-12Oh, Lady Be Good

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

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Tommy Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Chester, PA, June 14, 1957

A Night In Tunisia
Doodlin'
Autumn Leaves
My Reverie
Dizzy's Business
I Remember Clifford
Jordu
Whisper Not
Birks' Works
Jessica's Day
Left Hand Corner
Yesterdays
Cool Breeze

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

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Tommy Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Austin Cromer, vocals #10.

Chester, PA, June 14, 1957

1.A Night In Tunisia
2.Autumn Leaves
3.Dizzy's Business
4.Anitra's Dance
5.Begin The Beguine
6.Left Hand Corner
7.I Love You Much To Much
8.Yesterdays
9.Cool Breeze
10.Wonder Why

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Volume One  (Verve MGV-4008-2)

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1957

21034-6Take The "A" Train

** part of Verve MGV-4010-4.

Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins And Paul Gonsalves - Sittin' In  (Verve MGV-8225)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves, Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, June 26, 1957

21045-3The Way You Look Tonight
21046-1Ballad Medley: On The Alamo / Stompin' At The Savoy / This Time The Dream's On Me / Time After Time / Gone With The Wind
21047-2Ballad Medley: I'm Through With Love / Without A Word Of Warning / Sweet Lorraine / Love Walked In / September Song
21048-2Dizzy Atmosphere (All The Things You Are)

Dizzy Gillespie At Newport  (Verve MGV-8242)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957

63VK577Dizzy's Blues
63VK578School Days
Doodlin'
Manteca
I Remember Clifford
Cool Breeze

** also released on Verve MGVS-6023. Verve V6-8830 entitled "The Newport Years, Volume V".

Count Basie & Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams At Newport  (Verve MGV-8244)

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Mary Lou Williams, piano #1,2; Wynton Kelly, piano #3; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957

1.Zodiac Suite: Virgo / Libra / Aries
2.The Carioca
3.A Night In Tunisia

** also released on Verve MGVS-6025.

Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record  (Verve MGV-8341)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, July 8, 1957

21092Joogie Boogie (alternate take)

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

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same session.

NYC, July 8, 1957

21093-2I Remember Clifford

Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie - I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 2  (Curcio (It) GJ-2)

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Grey, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same personnel.

Chester, PA, July 14, 1957

Things To Come

Jazz At The Philharmonic  (Hall Of Fame JG 630)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 20, 1957

Now's The Time
Autumn In New York
Wee
'Round Midnight
Dear Old Stockholm

Dizzy Gillespie Duets With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt  (Verve MGV-8260)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax #1,2; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax #3,4; Ray Bryant, piano; Thomas Bryant, bass; Charles Persip, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, December 11, 1957

1. 21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh Hall
2. 21846Sumphin'
3. 21847-1Con Alma
4. 21848-14Haute Mon'

** part of Verve VE-2-2505.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax, arranger; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Tommy Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, December 17, 1957

21849Blues After Dark
21850Sea Breeze
21851Out Of The Past
21852Shabozz
21853Reminiscing
21854A Night At Toni's
21855Smoke Signals
21856Just By Myself

** also released on Verve MGVS-6117, MGVS-68352.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Tom Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957

21857 | 62VK497The Eternal Triangle
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The Street
21857B | 62VK498After Hours
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You Know

** part of Verve VE-2-2505.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Barney Wilen, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Paris, France, 1957

How High The Moon

** also released on Mythic Sound MS 6005-2.

1958

Stan Getz Et Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Musique Originale Du Film Les Tricheurs  (Barclay (F) 74024)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

Paris, France, May 1, 1958

1389Les Tricheurs
1390Clo's Tune
1391Phil's Tune
1392Mic's Jump

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

England, May, 1958

Blues After Dark

1959

The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie  (Verve MGV-8328)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Junior Mance, piano; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Sam Jones, bass; Lex Humphries, drums; Francisco "Chino" Pozo, congas.

NYC, February 17, 1959

22711-5Girl Of My Dreams
22715Ungawa

same personnel.

NYC, February 18, 1959

22718-1Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
22720-1Willow Weep For Me
22721-5The Umbrella Man

same personnel.

NYC, February 20, 1959

22723-1Constantinople
22726-2Lorraine

** also released on Verve MGVS-6068.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Junior Mance, piano; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Sam Jones, bass; Lex Humphries, drums; Francisco "Chino" Pozo, congas.: same personnel.

NYC, February 17, 1959

22712-5My Man
22713-3Moonglow
22714-5There Is No Greater Love
22716-2St. Louis Blues

same personnel.

NYC, February 18, 1959

22717-5I Found A Million Dollar Baby
22719-3Always
22722-1My Heart Belongs To Daddy

same personnel.

NYC, February 20, 1959

22724-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
22725-2Woody'n You

** also released on Verve MGVS-6047.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax; Junior Mance, piano; Art Davis, bass; Teddy Steward, drums.

live in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 17, 1959

I Found A Million Dollar Baby
My Man
Lady Be Good
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Wheatleigh Hall
A Short One
Introduction
A Night In Tunisia
Lorraine
Ooh-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee
There Is No Greater Love
Woody'n You

1960

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Leo Wright, alto sax; Junior Mance or Sister Rosetta Tharpe, piano; Les Spann, guitar; Art Davis, bass; Lex Humphries, drums; Katie Bell Nubin, vocals.

NYC, January, 1960

24000When The Bride Groom Comes
24001Virgin Mary
24002Miami Storm
24003Pressin' On
24004I Shall Not Be Moved
24005Angels Watchin' Over Me
24006Where's Adam
24007Come Over Here
24008Sad To Think Over My Saviour

** originally scheduled as Verve MGV-8372, MGVS-6147.
** also released on Verve MGVS-63004.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Junior Mance, piano; Art Davis, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.

Chicago, IL, March 28 & 29, 1960

26600Theme From Formula 409, Part 1
26601Theme From Formula 409, Part 2

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, Joe Singer, French horn; Jay McAllister, tuba; Robert DiDomenica, flute; Ernest Bright, John Murtaugh, Paul Richie, Stan Webb, woodwinds; George Devens, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Clare Fisher, arranger, director.

NYC, April 27, 1960

26644Caravan
26645Come Sunday

Jones plays, piano, celeste.

NYC, April 27 & 28, 1960

26752Things Ain't What They Used To Be
26753Chelsea Bridge
26754Upper Manhattan Medical Group
26755Johnny Come Lately
26756Perdido

Jones plays, piano.

NYC, April 28, 1960

26647In A Mellow Tone
26648Sophisticated Lady
26649Serenade To Sweden
26650Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

** also released on Verve MGVS-68386.

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Gillespiana  (Verve V/V6-8394)

John Frosk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Britt Woodman, trombone; Paul Faulise, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, Al Richman, Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums; Candido, congas; Jack Del Rio, bongos; Willie Rodriguez, timbales.

NYC, November 14 & 15, 1960

26850Pan Americana
26851Blues
26852Prelude

William Lister, Morris Secon, French horn; replaces Buffington, Richman.

NYC, November 16, 1960

26853Africana
26854Toccata

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Cannonball Adderley, Benny Carter, alto sax; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums.

"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960

63VK377Bernie's Tune
63VK378Swedish Jam

** part of Verve 2-V6S-8823.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960

63VK445Blue 'N Boogie (as Bop 'N Boogie)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Leo Wright, flute #1; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums; Candido, bongos #2,3.

"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960

1. 63VK374Kush
2. 63VK375The Mooch
3. 63VK376Wheatleigh Hall

** part of Verve 2-V6S-8823.

Dizzy Gillespie Featuring Lalo Schifrin The Gillespiana Suite En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Salle Pleyel 25 Novembre-1960  (Trema (F) 710705)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums; plus Candido, congas #6,7.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, November 25, 1960

1.Gillespiana Suite: Prelude
2.Gillespiana Suite: Blues
3.Gillespiana Suite: Panamericana
4.Gillespiana Suite: Africana
5.Gillespiana Suite: Toccata
6.Caravan
7.Coda

** also released on Trema (F) 710585 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie Featuring Lalo Schifrin - Pleyel 25 Novembre 1960".

1961

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, leader; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Bob Cunningham, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums.

"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, February 9, 1961

61VK257Kush
61VK258Salt Peanuts
61VK259The Mooche
61VK260Night In Tunisia

The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band - Carnegie Hall Concert: Recorded Live  (Verve V/V6-8423)

John Frosk, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Paul Faulise, George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, Britt Woodman, trombone; John Barrows, Richard Berg, Jim Buffington, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums; Ray Barretto, Julio Collazo, Jose Mangual, percussion; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 4, 1961

61VK248This Is The Way
61VK249Manteca
61VK251Ool-Ya-Koo
61VK256Tunisian Fantasy
Kush

Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions  (Verve V/V6-8411)

Dizzy Gillespie, solo trumpet; + Bernie Glow, Robert Nagel, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Urbie Green, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Paul Faulise, Dick Hixson, bass trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Paul Ingraham, Robert Northern, French horn; Harvey Phillips, William Stanley, tuba; Gloria Agostini, Laura Newell, harp; George Duvivier, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Michael Colgrass, percussion; Gunther Schuller, conductor; J.J. Johnson, composer, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18 & 22, 1961

61VK261The Sword Of Orion
61VK262Jubelo
61VK263Blue Mist
61VK264Fantasia
61VK265Horn Of Plenty
61VK266Ballade

1962

Dizzy Gillespie - The New Continent  (Limelight LM-82022)

Conte Candoli, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Mike Barone, Bob Edmonson, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer, trombone; Luis Kant, Stewart Rensey, Ches Thompson, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Charlie Kennedy, Phil Woods, alto sax; James Moody, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; 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, Los Angeles, CA, September, 1962

22344 | PB5187 | PS2029The Conquerors
22346 | PB5189 | PS2031The Sword
22347 | PB5190 | PS2032The Chains
22350 | PB5193 | PS2035Chorale
22351 | PB5194 | PS2036The Legend Of Atlantis
22352 | PB5195 | PS2037The Empire, Part 1

** originally scheduled as Philips (US) PHM-200-072, (US) PHS-600-072.
** also released on Limelight LS-86022.

1963

Dizzy Gillespie - Something Old, Something New  (Philips (US) PHM-200-091)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, flute, alto, tenor sax; Kenneth Barron, piano; Christopher White, bass; Rudolph Collins, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 25, 1963

Be-Bop
Good Bait
Medley: I Can't Get Started / Round Midnight
Dizzy Atmosphere
November Afternoon
This Lovely Feeling
The Day After
Cup Bearers

** also released on Philips (US) PHS-600-091; Verve 314 558 079-2. Philips (J) 195J-10088 entitled "Something Old, Something New + 3".

Dizzy Gillespie - Something Old, Something New + 3  (Philips (J) 195J-10088)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, flute, alto, tenor sax; Kenneth Barron, piano; Christopher White, bass; Rudolph Collins, drums.: same session.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 25, 1963

Cubana Be
Oop-Shoo-Be-Doobee
Early Mornin' Blues

** previously released on Philips (US) PHM-200-091 entitled "Something Old, Something New" + 3 bonus tracks.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bud Powell, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Claudine Barge, Jean-Claude Briodin, Christiane Legrand, Eddy Louiss, Mimi Perrin, Robert Smart, Ward Swingle, vocals.

Europasonor Studios, Paris, France, July 8, 1963

29173One Bass Hit
29174Two Bass Hit
29175Emanon
29176Blue 'N' Boogie
29177The Champ
29178Tin Tin Deo
29179Groovin' High
29180Ow!
29181Hot House
29182Anthropology

** also released on Philips (US) PHS-600-106.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 11, 1963

30623Theme From "Exodus"

same personnel.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 12, 1963

30624Theme From "Picnic"
30625Caesar And Cleopatra Theme
30626Love Theme From "Lolita"

same personnel.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 13, 1963

30627Theme From "Lawrence Of Arabia"
30628More
30629Never On Sunday
30630Days Of Wine And Roses

same personnel.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 14, 1963

30631Moon River
30632Carioca
30633Walk On The Wild Side

** also released on Philips (US) PHS-600-123.

1964

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 21, 1964

32129Bonnie's Blues
32130Coney Island
32131Theme From "The Cool World"

same personnel.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 22, 1964

32133Duke's Fantasy
32134Street Music
32135The Pushers
32136Enter, Priest

same personnel.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 23, 1964

32137Duke's Last Soliloquy
32138Duke's Awakening
32139Coolie
32140Duke On The Run

** also released on Philips (US) PHS-600-138.

Dizzy Gillespie - Jambo Caribe  (Limelight LM-82007)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass, vocals #1, bass #2; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.

Chicago, IL, November 4, 1964

1. 34072Barbados Carnival
2. 34073And Then He Stopped

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #1, trumpet, vocals #2,3; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.

Chicago, IL, November 5, 1964

1. 34074Trinidad Hello
2. 34075Jambo
3. 34076Poor Joe

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #1,2, trumpet, vocals #3; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.

Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964

1. 34077Fiesta Mo-Jo
2. 34078Trinidat Goodbye
3. 34079Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses

** also released on Limelight LS-86007.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.

Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964

34832Fiesta Mo-Jo (45 rpm edit)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.: same session.

Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964

34080Fickle Finger Of Fate

Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, J.J. Johnson, Melba Liston, Kai Winding, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods, alto sax; Roland Kirk, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger #2,3; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Bobby Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor; Billy Byers, arranger #1.

NYC, December 20, 1964

1. 34247I Had A Ball
2. 34248Almost
3. 34249Addie's At It Again

** also released on Limelight LS-86002.

1965

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; 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)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

35148Groovin' High

Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, trumpet; J.J. Johnson as C.C. Siegel, trombone; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

35155Medley: Bird Watcher / Disorder At The Border

** also released on Limelight LS-86017, 826 985-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965

35145Blues (From Gillespiana)
35146My Funny Valentine
35147A Night In Tunisia

** also released on Mercury (J) 30JD-22/25.

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

John Audino, Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hill, Melvin Moore, trumpet; Jim Amlotte, Francis Fitzpatrick, Lester Robinson, trombone; Sam Cassano, David Duke, Herman Lebow, Alan Robinson, French horn; Gabe Baltazar, Buddy Collette, Bill Green, Jack Nimitz, Carrington Visor Jr., reeds; Phil Moore Jr., piano; Dennis Budimir, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Gil Fuller, arranger, conductor.

Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 8 & 9, 1965

Man From Monterey
Angel City
Love Theme From The Sandpiper
Groovin' High
Be's That Way
Big Sur
Moontide
Things Are Here

** also released on Pacific Jazz ST-93.

Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet Featuring James Moody En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Olympia 24 Novembre-1965  (Trema (F) 710465)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals #5; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Christopher White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

"L'Olympia", Paris, France, November 24, 1965

1.One Note Samba
2.Con Alma
3.Umh, Umh
4.Tin Tin Deo
5.Oh Joe
6.Chega De Saudade

1967 (age 50)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, alto, tenor sax, flute; Mike Longo, piano; Frank Schifano, electric bass; Candy Finch, drums.

NYC, May 10, 1967

90782Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
90783Kush

same personnel.

"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, May 25, 1967

90826Mas Que Nada (Pow, Pow, Pow)

same personnel.

"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 1967

90827Bye
90828Something In Your Smile (From The 20th Century Fox Motion Picture "Doctor Dolittle")

** also released on Impulse! AS-9149, IMPD-178.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Ray Nance, violin; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967

Blues For Max
Lover Come Back To Me

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Ray Nance, violin; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Lullaby Of The Leaves

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Ray Nance, violin; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967

Birks' Works (as Dizzy's Blues)

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967

Sweet Georgia Brown
On The Trail
Tour De Force

1971

Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell Ruff Duo - In Concert  (Mainstream MRL 325)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Willie Ruff, French horn, bass, producer; Dwike Mitchell, piano.

"Dartmouth College", Hanover, NH, April 21, 1971

Con-Alma
Dartmouth Duet
Woodyn' You
Blues People
Bella Bella

** also released on Mainstream/Legacy JK 57149 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo". The Kepler Label CD 2412 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo, Volume 1".

Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo, Volume 1  (The Kepler Label CD 2412)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Willie Ruff, French horn, bass, producer; Dwike Mitchell, piano.: same session.

"Dartmouth College", Hanover, NH, April 21, 1971

Chuva
Nao Deixa
Street Of Dreams

** previously released on Mainstream MRL 325 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell Ruff Duo - In Concert" + 3 bonus tracks.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax #6; Vince Benedetti, piano; Alby Cullaz, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

ORTF, live in Chateauvallon, France, August 29, 1971

1.Soft And Furry
2.Night In Tunisia
3.Summertime
4.I'll Remember April
5.What's New
6.Stella By Starlight

Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971  (Gambit (Sp) 69301-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Sala Grande Del Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi", Milan, Italy, October 20, 1971

I Mean You
'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Tin Tin Deo
Lover Man
Woody'n You
Don't Blame Me
A Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

"Congress Hall", Warsaw, Poland, October 29, 1971

Tour De Force
A Night In Tunisia
Stardust
'Round Midnight

same personnel.

"Kongresshalle", Boblingen, West Germany, November 7, 1971

Blue 'N Boogie
Tour De Force
Woody 'N You
'Round Midnight

Bop Fathers - In Paris  (Joker (J) ULS-141/142-KR)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Theatre National Populaire", Paris, France, October 22, 1971

I Mean You
'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Tin Tin Deo

same session.

Lover Man
Woody'n You
Don't Blame Me
A Night In Tunisia

The Giants Of Jazz - Live In Prague 1971  (Impro-Jazz (Eu) IJ512)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Palac Lucerna Velky Sal", Prague, Czechoslovakia, October 30, 1971

'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Everything Happens To Me
Woody'n You
Lover Man
Tin Tin Deo
A Night In Tunisia

The Giants Of Jazz And Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Live  (Jazz Door (G) JD 1277)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

live in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 2, 1971

Blue 'N Boogie
'Round Midnight
Woody 'N You
Lover Man

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Al Gafa as Al Gaffa, electric guitar; Earl May, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

live in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 15, 1974

Tanga
The Truth
Jam
Groovin' High
All The Things You Are
Were

Giants Of Jazz - In Berlin '71  (EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1971

Blue 'N Boogie
'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Lover Man
Tin Tin Deo
Everything Happens To Me
A Night In Tunisia

** also released on EmArcy 834 567-2, (J) EJD-3018.

Giants Of Jazz - In Berlin '71  (EmArcy 834 567-2)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

"Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1971

Introduction Of The Band

** previously released on EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108 + 1 bonus track.

Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie - Giants Of Jazz - Copenhagen 1971  (Standing Oh! Vation (Eu) OH44649)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Tivoli Gardens", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 9, 1971

'Round Midnight
Tour De Force
Lover Man
Tin Tin Deo
Everything Happens To Me
A Night In Tunisia

The Giants Of Jazz  (Atlantic SD 2-905)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Victoria Theatre", London, England, 1st concert, November 14, 1971

24075Tin Tin Deo
24077Woody 'N' You
24080Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

"Victoria Theatre", London, England, 2nd concert, November 14, 1971

24081Blue 'N' Boogie
24082'Round Midnight
24083Tour De Force
24084Lover Man (as Dizzy's Rap)
24086Allen's Alley (Be Bop Tune)
24088Everything Happens To Me
24089Blue Monk

Dizzy Gillespie With The Mitchell, Ruff Duo - Enduring Magic  (BlackHawk BKH 51801)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Willie Ruff, French horn, bass; Dwike Mitchell, piano.

probably 1970s

Blue & Boogie
The Thrill Is Gone
Yale Blue Blues
Take The A Train
Love For Sale
Street Of Dreams
Jew's Harp

1972

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia KG 31614)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston, trumpet; Eddie Bert, bass trombone; Richard Berg, Sharon Moe, French horn; Robert Stewart, tuba; Howard Johnson, tuba, bass sax; James Moody, flute; Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri, alto sax; Gene Ammons, George Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; John Foster, Randy Weston, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Charles Mingus, bass, arranger; Joe Chambers, drums; Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon, vocals; Bill Cosby, vocals, announcer; Sy Johnson, arranger; Teo Macero, arranger, conductor.

"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972

CO112563Honeysuckle Rose
CO112564Jump Monk
CO112565E.S.P.
CO112566Ecclusiastics
CO112567Eclipse
CO112568Us Is Two
CO112570Mingus Blues
CO112571Little Royal Suite
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo

** also released on Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975.

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

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston, trumpet; Eddie Bert, bass trombone; Richard Berg, Sharon Moe, French horn; Robert Stewart, tuba; Howard Johnson, tuba, bass sax; James Moody, flute; Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri, alto sax; Gene Ammons, George Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; John Foster, Randy Weston, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Charles Mingus, bass, arranger; Joe Chambers, drums; Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon, vocals; Bill Cosby, vocals, announcer; Sy Johnson, arranger; Teo Macero, arranger, conductor.: same session.

"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972

Introduction By Bill Cosby
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (aka Number One Grandson)
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill Cosby
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill Cosby
CO112572Strollin'
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue
Portrait
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too

** previously released on Columbia KG 31614 + 8 bonus tracks.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Art Koenig, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 1, 1972

25464Jelly, Jelly

** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Blair, violin; Milt Jackson, vibes; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums; Big Black, congas.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972

25536Bags' Groove
25537A Night In Tunisia

** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

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

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; John Foster, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums, musical saw.

"Nice Jazz Festival", Nice, France, July 20, 1972

Blues Medley Jam
Pops (aka When The Saints Go Marchin' In)

Giants Of Jazz  (EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

studio recordings, Bern, Switzerland, November 12, 1972

Straight, No Chaser
Thelonious
Epistrophy
Don't Blame Me
I'll Wait For You
Sweet And Lovely

** also released on Philips (J) 25PJ-18; The George Wein Collection GW-3004.

1973

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #4,5; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.

Paris, France, April 13, 1973

1.Stella By Starlight
2.I Waited For You
3.Girl Of My Dreams
4.Fiesta
5.Mo-Jo
6.Serenity

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #1,4; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.

Paris, France, April 13, 1973

1.Manteca
2.Alone Together
3.Brother 'K'
4.Wheatleigh Hall

Dizzy Gillespie - Live At Singer Concert Hall 1973: The Lost Recordings  (Fondamenta (F) FON-1704028)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Mike Longo, piano; Alexander Gafa, guitar; Earl May, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; guest artist: Jon Faddis, trumpet #9,10.

Laren Jazz Festival, "Singer Concert Hall", Laren, Netherlands, August 25, 1973

1.Introduction By Dizzy Gillespie
2.Sunshine
3.Announcement By Dizzy Gillespie
4.Brother K
5.Announcement By Dizzy Gillespie
6.Ole For The Gypsies
7.Announcement By Dizzy Gillespie
8.The Truth
9.Manteca
10.The Blues
11.Tune Birks' Works

** previously released on Fondamenta (F) FON-1704028.

1974

Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4  (Pablo 2310-719)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 17 & 19, 1974

Tenga (aka Frelimo)
Hurry Home
Russian Lullaby
Bebop (Dizzy's Fingers)
Birks Works
September Song
Jitterbug Waltz

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-443, OJCCD-443-2 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - Dizzy's Big 4".

Joe Turner - Stormy Monday  (Pablo 2310-943)

Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Robins, piano; Pee Wee Crayton, guitar; Charles Norris, bass; Washington Rucker, drums; Joe Turner, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1974

Stormy Monday

** also released on Pablo PACD-2310-943-2.

The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner  (Pablo 2310-717)

Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Robins, piano; Pee Wee Crayton, guitar; Charles Norris, bass; Washington Rucker, drums; Joe Turner, vocals.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1974

Mornin', Noon And Night
I Know You Love Me Baby
T.V. Momma
Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-497, OJCCD-497-2 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Al Gafa as Alex Cafa, guitar; Earl May, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

live in Paris, France, November 19, 1974

Groovin' High
I Can't Get Started
Kush

** also released on Moon (It) MCD 006-2.

Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie  (Pablo 2310-740)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano.

Advision Studios, London, England, November 28 & 29, 1974

Caravan
Mozambique
Autumn Leaves
Close Your Eyes
Blues For Bird
Dizzy Atmosphere
Alone Together
Con Alma

** also released on Pablo PACD-2310-740-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano.: same session.

Advision Studios, London, England, November 28 & 29, 1974

Stella By Starlight
There Is No Greater Love

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-857-2.

1975

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano #1,5; Hank Jones, piano #2-4,6; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 19 & 20, 1975

1.Blues 'N Boogie
2.Confirmation
3.Groovin' High
4.Lover Man
5.All The Things You Are
6.Lady Bird

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From  (Pablo 2310-816)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, June 3, 1975

Quasi-Boogaloo
Take The "A" Train
I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me)
Drebirks
When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Indiana (Back Home Again In)

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-807-2 entitled "Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Manny Duran, Paul Gonzalez, Raul Gonzalez Jr., Victor Paz, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jerry Chamberlain, Jack Jeffers, Lewis Kahn, Barry Morrow, trombone; Don Corrado, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Mauricio Smith, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Mario Bauza, alto sax, clarinet; Mario Rivera, tenor sax, alto flute; Jose Madera Sr., tenor sax, clarinet; Leslie Yahonikan, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Machito, marimba, Clavinet, leader; Jorge Dalto, electric piano; Dana McCurdy, synthesizer; Carlos Castillo, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Julito Grillo, Raymond Hernandez, African drums; Pepin Pepin, congas; Mario Grillo, bongos, cowbell; Jose Madera Jr., timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, June 4 & 5, 1975

Oro, Incienso Y Mirra
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Calidoscopico
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Pensativo
Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods: Exuberante

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-447, OJCCD-447-2.

Dizzy  (Pablo 2310-749)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 16, 1975

Lover Come Back To Me
What's New
Cherokee

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-739-2 entitled "The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.: same session.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 16, 1975

I'll Remember April

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Lullaby Of The Leaves

The Trumpet Kings  (Pablo 2310-754)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.: same session.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 16, 1975

Montreux Blues
(There Is) No Greater Love
On The Alamo
Blues For Norman
Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana)

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-445, OJCCD-445-2 entitled "Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings At Montreux".

Dizzy Gillespie - Bahiana  (Pablo 2625-708)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Roger Glenn, flute, bass flute, vibes; Al Gafa, Michael Howell, guitar; Earl May, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.

Los Angeles, CA, November 19 & 20, 1975

Carnival
Samba
Barcelona
In The Land Of The Living Dead
Behind The Moonbeam
The Truth
Pele
Olinga

** also released on Pablo PACD-2625-708-2.

1976

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

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Harold Vick, tenor sax; Mike Longo, piano; George Davis, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Dizzy Gillespie, conga drums, vocals.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 16, 1976

Wyyowa
Roma
The Proclamation
Angel Of Love
Talk With The Spirits

Carter, Gillespie, Inc.  (Pablo 2310-781)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Mickey Roker, drums, vocals.

RCA Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1976

Sweet And Lovely
Broadway
The Courtship
Constantinople
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
A Night In Tunisia

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-682-2 entitled "Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Inc.".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Marshall Otwell, keyboards; Ed Bennett, bass, electric bass; Joey Baron, drums; Carmen McRae, vocals.

"Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, June 15, 16 & 17, 1976

18179On A Clear Day
18180Miss Otis Regrets
18185Don't Misunderstand
18186A Beautiful Friendship

The Dizzy Gillespie 6 - Dizzy's Party  (Pablo 2310-784)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Ray Pizzi, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Rodney Jones, guitar; Benjamin Franklin Brown, Fender bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.

RCA Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976

Dizzy's Party
Shim-Sham Shimmy On The St. Louis Blues
Harlem Samba
Land Of Milk And Honey

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-823-2 entitled "Dizzy's Party".

1977 (age 60)

Dizzy Gillespie, Composed And Arranged By Lalo Schifrin - Free Ride  (Pablo 2310-794)

Oscar Brashear, Dizzy Gillespie, Jack H. Laubach, trumpet; Lew McCreary, trombone; Jerome Richardson, flute; Ernie Watts, sax; James Horn, sax, 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.

Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 31 & February 1 & 2, 1977

Unicorn
Fire Dance
Incantation
Wrong Number
Free Ride
Ozone Madness
Love Poem For Donna
The Last Stroke Of Midnight

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-784-2.

Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - The Gifted Ones  (Pablo 2310-833)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Count Basie, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Las Vegas Recording Studio, Las Vegas, NV, February 3, 1977

Back To The Land
Constantinople
You Got It
St. James Infirmary
Follow The Leader
Ow

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-886-2 entitled "Count Basie And Dizzy Gillespie - The Gifted Ones".

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 14, 1977

Ali And Frazier
If I Were A Bell
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Just In Time

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-378, OJCCD-378-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.: same session.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 14, 1977

Bye Bye Blues
Perdido
Mack The Knife

Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Milt Jackson, vibes; Monty Alexander, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.

Here 'Tis

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

Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Milt Jackson, vibes; Monty Alexander, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.: same session.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 14, 1977

Girl Of My Dreams
Get Happy
Medley: Once In A While / But Beautiful / Here's That Rainy Day
The Champ

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-381, OJCCD-381-2.

1979

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Tim Burke, Bill Byrne, Jim Powell, Kitt Reid, Ron Rodriguez, trumpet, flugelhorn; Slide Hampton, Nelson Hinds, Birch Johnson, trombone; Larry Shunk, bass trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto, soprano sax; Bob Belden, Stan Getz, tenor sax; Dick Mitchell, tenor sax, flute, alto flute, oboe, piccolo; Frank Tiberi, tenor sax, flute, bassoon; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Dave Lalama, piano; Dave LaRocca, bass; Ed Soph, drums.

"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 15, 1979

Caravan
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Countdown
Better Git Hit In Your Soul
Woody'n You
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Manteca

** also released on Concord Jazz CCD-4170.

1980

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Oscar Peterson, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.

Group IV Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 1980

Daahoud
Chicken Wings
Just Friends
The Champ

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-603, OJCCD-603-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Oscar Peterson, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.: same session.

Group IV Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 1980

Alternate Blues: Alternate One
Alternate Blues: Alternate Two
Alternate Blues: Alternate Three
Alternate Blues: Alternate Four
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Ballad Medley: Here's That Rainy Day / Gypsy / If I Should Lose You

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-744-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Toots Thielemans, guitar; Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, drums.

Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 19, 1980

Introduction By Claude Nobs
Christopher Columbus
I'm Sitting On Top Of This World
Manteca
Get That Booty
Kisses

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-882-2.

Mongo Santamaria With Dizzy Gillespie And Toots Thielemans - "Summertime" Digital At Montreux 1980  (Pablo Live 2308-229)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Tommy Villarini, trumpet, cowbell; Allen Hoist, alto flute, baritone sax, cello; Doug Harris, tenor sax, flute; Toots Thielemans, harmonica; Milton Hamilton, piano; Lee Smith, bass; Mongo Santamaria, congas, bongos; Steve Berrios, percussion, timbales.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 19, 1980

Virtue
Afro Blue
Summertime
Mambo Mongo

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-626, OJCCD-626-2.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy Villarini, trumpet; Doug Harris, Allen Hoist, sax, flute; Toots Thielemans, harmonica; Milton Hamilton, piano; Lee Smith, bass; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Steve Berrios, percussion.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 19, 1980

T.V.
Havana
Sofrito
Pajaro Cantor
Watermelon Man
Come Candela
Amanacer
Para Ti

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land, tenor sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Cedar Walton, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Nippon Budokan", Tokyo, Japan, 1st day, September 2, 1980

I Can't Get Started
Tangerine
Django

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Expo Park", Osaka, Japan, September 6, 1980

A Night In Tunisia
The Peacemaker
Con Alma

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land, tenor sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Cedar Walton, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Yokohama Stadium", Yokohama, Japan, September 7, 1980

Lover Come Back To Me

** also released on somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8013.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Expo Park", Osaka, Japan, September 6, 1980

Bag's Groove

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, Jew's harp; Chick Corea, acoustic, electric piano, trumpet, percussion; Steve Gadd, drums, timpani; Chuck Mangione, conductor, flugelhorn, electric piano; with Kathyryn Moses, flute; Chris Vadala, sax, 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 sax; Pat LaBarbera, Sal Nistico, tenor sax; Bob Militello, baritone sax; Ralph McDonald, congas, percussion; Dave Mancini, percussion.

"The American Hotel Ballroom", Rochester, NY, December 27, 1980

Tarantellas: Tarantella / Neopolitan Tarantella
The XIth Commandment Suite
Legend Of The One-Eyed Sailor
Bellavia
Hill Where The Lord Hides

same session.

Lake Placid Fanfare
Things To Come
'Round Midnight
Manteca
My One And Only Love
All Blues

1981

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Milt Jackson, vibes; Ed Cherry, guitar; Michael Howell, bass; George Hughes, drums.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 17, 1981

Introduction Of The Band By Claude Nobs
Manteca
Dizzy Rapping With The Audience
Con Alma
Introduction Of Milt Jackson By Dizzy
S.K.J.
Dizzy Rapping With The Audience
A Night In Tunisia
Introduction Of The Band By Dizzy
Brother King
Body And Soul
Tanga
Olinga

** also released on Pablo Live 2PACD-2620-116-2.

1982

Dizzy Gillespie And Arturo Sandoval In Helsinki - To A Finland Station  (Pablo 2310-889)

Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, trumpet; Esko Linnavalli, piano; Pekka Sarmanto, bass; Esko Rosnell, drums.

Takomontie Studios, Helsinki, Finland, September 9, 1982

Wheatleigh Hall
First Chance
And Then She Stopped
Rimsky
Dizzy The Duck

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-733-2 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And Arturo Sandoval - To A Finland Station".

1985

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Lazaro Cruz Olmos, Arturo Sandoval, trumpet; Rafael Carrasco, flute; Manuel Valera, alto sax; Sayyd Abdul Al Khabyyr, baritone sax; Walter Davis, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano; Hilario Duran, Roland keyboards; Nasyr Al Khabyyr, drums.

"Festival International De Jazz 1985", Havana, Cuba, February 16, 1985

Swing Love
The Blues
A Night In Tunisia
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To'ya

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Lazaro Cruz Olmos, Arturo Sandoval, trumpet; Rafael Carrasco, flute; Manuel Valera, alto sax; Sayyd Abdul Al Khabyyr, baritone sax; Walter Davis, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano; Hilario Duran, Roland keyboards; Nasyr Al Khabyyr, drums.: same session.

"Festival International De Jazz 1985", Havana, Cuba, February 16, 1985

Blues Walk
Miela And Hanay
Con Alma
Manteca

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Kenny Drew, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Lilian Terry, vocals.

Milan, Italy, May 13-15, 1985

Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be
Moody's Mood For Love
A Night In Tunisia
Con Alma
Body And Soul
The Sunshine Blues

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Walter Davis Jr., piano; John Patitucci, bass; Ralph Humphrey, drums; The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul, vocal quartet.

fall 1985

Sing Joy Spring

** also released on Atlantic (F) 81266-1.

Dizzy Gillespie - New Faces  (GRP GRP-A-1012)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, acoustic bass; Robert Ameen, drums; with Lincoln Goines, electric bass #7; Steve Thornton, percussion #3,6.

A&R Studios, NYC, released 1985

1.Birk's Works
2.Lorraine
3.Tin Tin Deo
4.Tenor's Song
5.Ballad
6.Fiesta Mojo
7.Every Mornin'

** also released on GRP GRP-D-9512.

1986

Dizzy Gillespie Meets The Phil Woods Quintet  (Timeless (Du) SJP 250)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; with Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Phil Woods, alto sax; Hal Galper, piano; Steve Gilmore, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, December 14, 1986

Oon-Ga-Wa
Loose Change
Whasdishean
Round Midnight
Love For Sale

1987 (age 70)

Arnett Cobb, Dizzy Gillespie, Jewel Brown - Show Time  (Fantasy F-9659)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Paul English, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Mike Lefebvre, drums.

"Gus S. Wortham Center", Houston, TX, August 10, 1987

Sweet Mama

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Paul English, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Mike Lefebvre, drums.

Night In Tunisia

** also released on Fantasy FCD-9659-2.

1989

Quincy Jones - Back On The Block  (Warner Bros. 1-26020)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; Joe Zawinul, synthesizer; George Benson, guitar; Bill Summers, percussion; Kool Moe Dee, Ella Fitzgerald, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, vocals; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Los Angeles, CA, early 1989

Jazz Corner Of The World

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, trumpet; Bill Reichenbach, trombone; James Moody, Larry Williams, sax; Ian Prince, Larry Williams, keyboards; Michael Boddicker, Michael Casey Young, synthesizer programs; George Benson, guitar; Nathan East, electric bass; Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, Ian Underwood, handclaps; Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, vocals.

Birdland

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute, vocals; Marc Cohen, piano, synthesizer; Todd Coolman, bass; Akira Tana, drums.

NYC, March 11, 12 & 13, 1989

Con Alma
Get The Booty

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Max Roach, drums.

"Maison De La Culture De La Seine Saint Denis", Bobigny, Paris, France, March 23, 1989

In The Beginning, Part 1
In The Beginning, Part 2
The Arrival
Versailles
Place De La Concorde
Georges Cinq
Struttin' On The Champs
Medley: Brother K South Africa Goddamn
Salt Peanuts
Word
Fountain Blues
Bastille Day
The Underground
The Antilles
'Round Midnight
Messin' Around
Metamorphosis
Just Dreaming
Nairobi
Allen's Alley (Wee)
The Theme
The Smoke That Thunders
Oo Pa Pa Da

Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, interviewee; Christian Gauffre, interviewer.

Hotel Rafael, Paris, France, June 15, 1989

Interview

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Jackie McLean, Phil Woods, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"La Grande Halle", La Villette, Paris, France, June 15, 1989

Steeplechase (Birks' Works)
Warm Valley
Drummers' Sweet: The Third Eye / Billy The Kid / The Drum Also Waltzes
Old Folks
Yardbird Suite
Con Alma
A Night In Tunisia
Oo-Pa-Pa-Da

1991

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Benny Powell, trombone; Talib Kibwe, alto sax, alto flute; Billy Harper, Dewey Redman, tenor sax; Randy Weston, piano; Alex Blake, Jamil Nasser, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Big Black, Azzedin Weston, percussion.

BMG Studios, NYC, May 20, 21 & 22, 1991

African Sunrise

** also released on Verve (F) 511 857-2.

1992

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Antonio Hart, alto sax #2-4; Paquito D'Rivera, Jackie McLean, alto sax #5-7; Benny Golson, David Sanchez, tenor sax #1; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax #2-4; Danilo Perez, piano; George Mraz, bass; Kenny Washington, drums #1,5-7; Lewis Nash, drums #2-7; Bobby McFerrin, vocals #5-7.

"Blue Note", NYC, January 25, 1992

1.Billie's Bounce
2.Bebop
3.Ornithology
4.Anthropology
5.Oo Pa Pa Da
6.Diamond Jubilee Blues
7.The Theme