Dizzy Gillespie Catalog

1937 (age 20)

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

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Dillard, trumpet, vocal; 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   1966

Shad Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Dillard, trumpet, vocal #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, vocal; 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, vocal.

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, vocal; 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, vocal.

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, vocal; 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, vocal #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   1995

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   1957

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 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1932-2 in 2000.

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, vocal #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, vocal #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, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, 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, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, 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, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, 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, vocal; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; Mike Bryan, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Rubberlegs Williams, vocal #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, vocal.

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   1957

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   1977

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, vocal #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 Meets Stravinski (Volume 2)   Savoy MG 12040   1956

Tommy Allison, Stan Fishelson, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Harris, trumpet; Jack Carmen, Walt Robertson, Ollie Wilson, Trummy Young, trombone; Johnny Bothwell, Serge Chaloff, Al Cohn, Joe Magro, Hal McKusick, reeds; Ike Carpenter, piano; Steve Jordon, guitar; Mickey Mendi, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, January 27, 1945

G543-1March Of The Boyds
G549-2Summertime

Oscar Pettiford, bass; replaces Mendi.

NYC, January, 1945

G542-2Interlude (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

Groovin' High With Dizzy Gillespie   Savoy MG 12020   1955

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

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, vocal.

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, vocal.

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, vocal.

NYC, November 12, 1946

5789Emanon

Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude   EmArcy MG-36017   1955

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, vocal.

NYC, April 14, 1945

NSC49Evil Gal Blues

Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues: Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll Vol. 5   Savoy SJL 2233   1979

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, vocal.: 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, vocal.

Carnegie Hall, NYC, April 15, 1945

Red Cross

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning   Prestige P-24030   1973

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

NYC, May 11, 1945

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

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

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, vocal.

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, vocal.

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, vocal.

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   1951

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   1955

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, vocal; Bam Brown, bass, vocal; 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)

The Charlie Parker Story   Savoy MG 12079   1956

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 Volume 2   Savoy MG 12009   1955

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   1955

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   1990

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, vocal; Charlie Parker, alto sax, vocal; 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   1955

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 Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Volume 2, Verve MG VOL.2 in 1957.

Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, New Volume 5 (Formerly Vols. 7, 10 And 11)   Clef MG VOL.5   1955

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 Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Volume 5, Verve MG VOL.5 in 1957.

Various Artists - Party Favorites   Tops L 1526   1957

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, vocal; 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   1946?

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, vocal; 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   1946?

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, vocal; 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, vocal; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW186Baranco Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight (The Big Bands)   Phoenix Jazz LP 4   1974

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, vocal; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax, vocal; Milt Jackson, vibes, vocal; 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   1952

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax, vocal; Milt Jackson, vibes, vocal; 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   1961

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, vocal #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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal.

Spotlight Lounge, Washington, DC, June, 1946

Don't Blame Me

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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   1957

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, vocal; 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   1954

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 vocal #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, vocal #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, vocal #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, vocal #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   1965

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal #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, vocal #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, vocal; 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, vocal.

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, vocal; 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, vocal.

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 Jazz SJL 1177   1987

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   1947

Dave Burns, Matthew McKay, Ray Ore, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal; 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   1972

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   1964

Ernest Bailey, Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Lamar Wright Jr., trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Ted Kelly, William Shepherd, trombone; John Brown, Howard Johnson, alto sax; Joe Gayles, George Nicholas, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Lewis, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; "Chano Pozo" Gonzales, conga drums; Kenny Hagood, vocal.

Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, February 28, 1948

Oop-Pap-Ada
'Round About Midnight
Algo Bueno
I Can't Get Started
Two Bass Hit
Good Bait
Afro Cuban Suite
Oolyakoo
Things To Come

** also released on Vogue (E) VRL 3011 in 1965. and on Paris-Salle Pleyel 28 Fevrier 1948: The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 43, Mode (F) CMDINT 9849. and on The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra At Salle Pleyel; Paris, France, Prestige PRST 7818 in 1970.

The Original Dizzy Gillespie Big Band In Concert   Gene Norman Presents GNP 23   1957

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

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 Pasadena Concert 1948: Jazz Legacy 10, Jazz Legacy (F) JL 60 in 1978. and on Dizzy Gillespie And His Big Band In Concert Featuring Chano Pozo, GNP/ZYX (E) GNPD 23 in 1990.

1949

The Metronome All-Star Bands   RCA Camden CAL-426   1958

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   1958

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   1987

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, vocal.

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

Dizzy Gillespie, Lennie Tristano - Jazz Of The Forties: Hot Vs Cool   Capitol (J) CR-8084   1968

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal.

NYC, November 21, 1949

4316Say When
4317Tally Ho
4318You Stole My Wife, You Horse Thief
4319I Can't Remember

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4332Oo-La-La
4333Honeysuckle Rose

1950

Various Artists - Esquire's World Of Jazz   Capitol TBO-1970   1963

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4330Coast To Coast

Various Artists - Enter The Cool: The History Of Jazz Volume Four   Capitol T-796   1957

Willie Cook, Don Slaughter, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal.: same session.

NYC, January 9, 1950

4331Carambola

The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars   Harmony HL 7044   1957

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   1955

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   1956+

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   1988

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   1964

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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

** initially scheduled on Prestige PR 16002.

1951

Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951   Oberon 5100   1970s

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

Birdland, NYC, January 6, 1951

Congo Blues
Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, January 13, 1951

Good Bait

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

Birdland, NYC, February 3, 1951

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

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

Birdland, NYC, March 17, 1951

Birks' Works (air check 2)

Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works   Duke (It) D-1019   1970s

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

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   1970s

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

Birdland, NYC, February 3, 1951

Good Bait

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

Birdland, NYC, March 17, 1951

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

Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ   Savoy MG 12047   1956

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John Coltrane, alto, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, piano, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; The Calypso Boys, congas, maracas, claves; Freddy Strong, vocal.

Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951

4015-XTin Tin Deo
2040-XBirk's Works

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

NYC, April 16, 1951

5104/5105The Champ

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocal.

NYC, August 16, 1951

1500Swing Low Sweet Cadillac

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Milt Jackson, piano, vocal, organ; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, vocal.

NYC, October 25, 1951

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

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

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

2309Ooh-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee
2310They Can't Take That Away From Me

** part of Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions, Savoy SJL 2209 in 1976.

Dizzy Gillespie-Milt Jackson-Joe Carroll - School Days   Regent RMG-6043   1957

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John Coltrane, alto, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, piano, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; The Calypso Boys, congas, maracas, claves; Freddy Strong, vocal.

Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951

4010We Love To Boogie

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

NYC, April 16, 1951

3636Lady Be Good
4000Love Me Pretty Baby

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocal.

NYC, August 16, 1951

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Milt Jackson, piano, vocal, organ; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, vocal.

NYC, October 25, 1951

2301Nobody Knows

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

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

2307Umbrella Man
2308Pop's Confessin'

** also released on Savoy MG 12204 in late 1960s.
** part of Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions, Savoy SJL 2209 in 1976.

Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland   Columbia JC 34831   1977

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   1976

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocal.

NYC, August 16, 1951

Bopsie's Blues

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Bill Graham, baritone sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Milt Jackson, piano, vocal, organ; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; unknown, percussion; Joe Carroll, vocal.

NYC, October 25, 1951

Caravan

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

Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952

2306Blue Skies

** same as The Champ, Savoy MG 12047 in 1956 + Dizzy Gillespie-Milt Jackson-Joe Carroll - School Days, Regent RMG-6043 in 1957 + 3 bonus tracks.

1952

Charlie Parker - New Bird Volume 2   Phoenix Jazz LP 12   1975

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   1957

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal #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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

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 Dizzy!, GNP Crescendo GNP 9028.

Dizzy Gillespie - Havin' A Good Time In Paris Vol. 1: Jazz Legacy 39   Jazz Legacy (F) JL 89   1979

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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   1956+

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

** initially scheduled on Clef MGC-747.

Dizzy Gillespie   Blue Star (F) BLP 6807

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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   1953

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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

Various Artists - La Super Ambiance Blues Kangourou: Super Collection Kangourou No 2   Vogue (F) SCK 02-30   1960

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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

52V4225-2Rehearsal Blues

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   1955

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. 52S-509Muskrat Ramble
2. 52S-510Battle Of Blues
3. 52S-511Indiana
4. 52S-512How High The Moon

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Great   Joker (J) UPS-2066-KR   1977

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 in 1978, LOP 14.068 in 1980; Passport (It) LPPS 11.110 in 1980.

1953

Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz   Swing (F) C 103   1971

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

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, vocal, congas; Bill Graham, alto, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, Sarah Vaughan, vocal.: 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 Vogue (E) VRL 3003. and on Concert Pleyel 1953: The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 48, Mode (F) CMDINT 9859.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete Pleyel Concert 9 Fevrier 1953   Vogue (F) 429002   1984

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

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, vocal; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

Paris, France, February 22, 1953

53V4460My Man (as Mon Homme)

Dizzy In Paris   Swing (F) M 33324   1953

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.: 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 in 1953.

Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings   Debut 12DCD-4402-2   1990

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

Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953

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

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   1953

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

Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953

Perdido

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

The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall   Debut DEB-124   1956

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

Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953

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

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 in 1962, LP 86003 in 1962; Original Jazz Classics OJC-044 in 1983, OJCCD-044-2 in 1989. and on Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall, America (F) 30 AM 6053 in 1969.

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, vocal.

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, vocal; 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   1956

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 in 1957.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #7   Clef MGC-677   1955

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 in 1957.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #5   Clef MGC-4005   1953

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

1284-3Jamming For Clef
1285-2Rose Room

** also released on Clef MGC-655 in 1955; Verve MGV-8053 in 1957.

Diz And Getz   Norgran MGN-1050   1955

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
1369-1Talk Of The Town
1370-1Siboney (Part I)
1371-2Siboney (Part II)
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1374-1Impromptu

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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 in 1957.

1954

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro   Norgran MGN-1003   1954

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 on Verve MGV-8191.
** also released on Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Manteca, Verve MGV-8208 in 1956+.

Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital   Norgran MGN-1083   1956

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, Ermet 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, vocal.

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, vocal.

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 in 1957.

Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails   Norgran 135   1955

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   1955

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 in 1957.

Dizzy And Strings   Norgran MGN-1023   1955

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, vocal; 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 Diz Big Band, Norgran MGN-1090 in 1956; Verve MGV-8178 in 1957.

Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 17   Clef MG VOL.17   1954

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 Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 10, Verve MG VOL.10 in 1956.

Roy And Diz #2   Clef MGC-671   1955

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

NYC, October 29, 1954

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

Roy And Diz   Clef MGC-641   1955

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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

Various Artists - The Greatest Names In Jazz   Verve PR-2-3   1962

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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   1955

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 I)
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy (Part II)

** initially scheduled on Clef MGC-4006.
** also released on Verve MGV-8054 in 1957.

Norman Granz' Jam Session #9   Verve MGV-8196   1956+

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   1974

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 in 2008.

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band   Verve MGV-8357   not released

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermet 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, vocal.

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, vocal.

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

2554-8Flamingo

Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 18   Clef MG VOL.18   1955

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 Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Volume #11, Clef MG VOL.11 in 1956; Verve MG VOL.11 in 1957.

Krupa And Rich   Clef MGC-684   1955

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 on Verve MGV-8400.
** also released on Verve MGV-8069 in 1956+.

The Trumpets Of Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie And Harry Edison - Tour De Force   Verve MGV-8212   1957

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   1950s

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, vocal.

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

2553-3 | 62VK466Oasis

USA All Stars - In Berlin, February, 1955   Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2113-2   1993

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, vocal; 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   1956

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 in 1957. and on The Modern Jazz Sextett - Cross Currents, ARS G-429 in 1950s. and on Dizzy Meets Sonny, Verve VE-1-2533 in 1979.

The Jazz Creations Of Dizzy Gillespie   ARS G-405   1950s

Dizzy Gillespie, Ermet 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   1956

Emmett Berry, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Rod Leavitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehack, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis, piano; Nelson Boyd, string bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, May 18 and 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 in 1957.
** part of Birks Works: The Verve Big-Band Sessions, Verve 314 527 900-2 in 1995.

Dizzy In Greece   Verve MGV-8017   1957

Emmett Berry, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Rod Leavitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehack, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis, piano; Nelson Boyd, string bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, May 18 and 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, Ermet 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 Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works: The Verve Big-Band Sessions, Verve 314 527 900-2 in 1995.

Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz-Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only   Verve MGV-8198   1956+

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 in 1988.

Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz-Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only   Verve (J) J28J 25115   1988

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)

** originally released on Verve MGV-8198 in 1956+ + 1 bonus track.

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

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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, Ermet 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, vocal #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   1957

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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, vocal #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, Ermet 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 Birks Works: The Verve Big-Band Sessions, Verve 314 527 900-2 in 1995.

Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works: The Verve Big-Band Sessions   Verve 314 527 900-2   1995

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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, vocal #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 Dawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Gray, 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; Charles Persip, drums.

NYC, July 8, 1957

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

** same as World Statesman, Norgran MGN-1084 in 1956 + Dizzy In Greece, Verve MGV-8017 in 1957 + Dizzy Gillespie Big Band - Birks' Works, MGV-8222 in 1957 + 12 bonus tracks.

Dizzy Gillespie And Stuff Smith   Verve MGV-8214   1957

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   1994

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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. June 14, 1957   Jazz Hour Compact Classics JH-1029   1993

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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, vocal #10.

Chester, PA, June 14, 1957

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

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book Volume One   Verve MGV-4008-2   1958

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, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1957

21034-6Take The "A" Train

** part of Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Verve MGV-4010-4 in 1957.

Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins And Paul Gonsalves - Sittin' In   Verve MGV-8225   1957

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   1957

Talib Dawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Chuck Conner, Al Gray, 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; Charles 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 in 1959. and on The Newport Years Volume V, Verve V6-8830 in 1973.

Count Basie & Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams At Newport   Verve MGV-8244   1957

Talib Dawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Chuck Conner, Al Gray, 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; Charles 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 in 1959.

Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record   Verve MGV-8341   1959

Talib Dawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Gray, 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; Charles Persip, drums.

NYC, July 8, 1957

21092Joogie Boogie (alternate take)

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

Talib Dawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, E.V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Ray Connor, Al Gray, 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; Charles 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   1980

Talib Daawud, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Ermet 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.

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   1958

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 Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1957

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

** part of Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions, Verve VE-2-2505 in 1976.

The Dizzy Gillespie Octet - The Greatest Trumpet Of Them All   Verve MGV-8352   1960

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 in 1960, MGVS-68352 in 1961.

Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up   Verve MGV-8262   1958

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

Nola Penthouse Sound 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 Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions, Verve VE-2-2505 in 1976.

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   1958

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   1993

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   1959

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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 in 1960, MGVS-68328 in 1961.

Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite!   Verve MGV-8313   1959

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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 in 1959, MGVS-68313 in 1961.

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Copenhagen Concert   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36024   1992

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   1961

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

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

** initially scheduled on Verve MGV-8372.
** also released on Verve MGVS-63004 in 1961.

Dizzy Gillespie - Theme From Formula 409 Parts 1 & 2   Verve V-10213   1960

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

Chicago, IL, March 28 and 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   1960

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 and 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 in 1961.

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Gillespiana   Verve V/V6-8394   1961

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 and 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 (Volume 1)   Verve V/V6-8539   1963

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 Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe, Verve 2-V6S-8823 in 1973.

Norman Granz Presents Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe (Volume 2)   Verve V/V6-8540   1963

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 (Volume 4)   Verve V/V6-8542   1963

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 Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe, Verve 2-V6S-8823 in 1973.

Dizzy Gillespie Featuring Lalo Schifrin The Gillespiana Suite En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Salle Pleyel 25 Novembre-1960   Trema (F) 710705   1995

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 Dizzy Gillespie Featuring Lalo Schifrin - Pleyel 25 Novembre 1960, Trema (F) 710585 in 1999.

1961

An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet   Verve V/V6-8401   1961

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   1961

John Frosk, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, vocal.

Carnegie Hall, NYC, March 4, 1961

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

Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions   Verve V/V6-8411   1961

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 and 22, 1961

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

1962

Dizzy Gillespie - The New Continent   Limelight LM-82022   1965

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

** initially scheduled on Philips (US) PHM-200-072.
** also released on Limelight LS-86022 in 1965.

1963

Dizzy Gillespie - Something Old, Something New   Philips (US) PHM-200-091   1963

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; 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 in 1963; Verve 314 558 079-2 in 1998. and on Something Old, Something New + 3, Philips (J) 195J-10088 in 1987.

Dizzy Gillespie - Something Old, Something New + 3   Philips (J) 195J-10088   1987

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; 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

** originally released on Something Old, Something New, Philips (US) PHM-200-091 in 1963 + 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, vocal.

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 Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 21, 1964

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

same personnel.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1964

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

same personnel.

Nola Penthouse Sound 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   1965

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass, vocal #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, vocal #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, vocal #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 in 1965.

Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo   Limelight L-3051   1965

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   1965

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 in 1965.

1965

Various Artists - 3/27/65 - Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall   Limelight LM-82017   1965

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 in 1965, 826 985-2.

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   1984

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 in 1984.

Gil Fuller & The Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra Featuring Dizzy Gillespie   Pacific Jazz PJ-93   1965

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, Los Angeles, CA, June 8 and 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 in 1965.

Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet Featuring James Moody En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Olympia 24 Novembre-1965   Trema (F) 710465   1994

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal #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   1967

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 in 1967, IMPD-178 in 1996.

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon Volume 1   Solid State SS 18027   1968

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   1967

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   1968

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

1970

Dizzy Gillespie - Portrait Of Jenny   Perception Records PLP 13   1970

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Mike Longo, piano; George Davis, guitar; Andrew Gonzalez, bass; Jerry Gonzalez, Calos Valdes, congas; Nicholas Marrero, timbales; Dizzy Gillespie, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1970

Olinga
Diddy Wa Diddy (Mozambique)
Me 'N Them
Timet

1971

Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell Ruff Duo - In Concert   Mainstream MRL 325   1971

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 Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo, Legacy JK 57149 in 1993. and on Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Volume 1, The Kepler Label CD 2412 in 2005.

Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Volume 1   The Kepler Label CD 2412   2005

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

** originally released on Dizzy Gillespie And The Mitchell Ruff Duo - In Concert, Mainstream MRL 325 in 1971 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dizzy Gillespie Johnny Griffin Quintet - Summertime   Jazz Birdie's Of Paradise (G) J-Bop 046   1994

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   1977

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   2006

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   1994

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   1988

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 in 1988, (J) EJD-3018 in 1989.

Giants Of Jazz - In Berlin '71   EmArcy 834 567-2   1988

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

** originally released on EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108 in 1988 + 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   1972

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   1986

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   1973

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, vocal; Bill Cosby, vocal, 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 Legacy C2K 64975.

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert   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, vocal; Bill Cosby, vocal, 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

** originally released on Columbia KG 31614 in 1973 + 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, vocal.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 1, 1972

25464Jelly, Jelly

** part of Newport In New York '72, Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions Vols. 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 Newport In New York '72, Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Charles Mingus Band Featuring Dizzy Gillespie - When The Saints Go Marchin' In   Heart Note (Swd) HN-009   1988

John Faddis, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, last solo trumpet, piano, vocal; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; John Foster, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

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

Dizzy Joins The Mingus Blues

Charles Mingus - Niece Jazz Festival 1972   Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-025   2006

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal #2,3; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; John Foster, piano, vocal #2; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums, musical saw #2.

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

1.Fables Of Faubus
2.Blues Medley Jam
3.When The Saints Go Marchin' In

Giants Of Jazz   EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090   1980

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 in 1980?; The George Wein Collection GW-3004 in 1984.

1973

Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant   America (F) 30 AM 6133   1973

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #4; 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 Mo-Jo
5.Serenity

** part of Prestige P-24047 in 1975.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Source   America (F) 30 AM 6135   1973

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

** part of The Giant, Prestige P-24047 in 1975.

Dizzy Gillespie - Live At Singer Concert Hall 1973: The Lost Recordings   Fondamenta (F) FON-1704028 (CD)   2018

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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, Holland, 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

** originally released on Fondamenta (F) FON-1704028 in 2017.

1974

Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4   Pablo 2310-719   1975

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 17 and 19, 1974

Tenga (aka Frelimo)
Hurry Home
Russian Lullaby
Bebop (Dizzy's Fingers)
Birks Works
September Song
Jitterbug Waltz

** also released on Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - Dizzy's Big 4, Original Jazz Classics OJC-443 in 1990, OJCCD-443-2 in 1990.

Joe Turner - Stormy Monday   Pablo 2310-943   1991

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, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1974

Stormy Monday

** also released on Pablo PACD-2310-943-2 in 1991.

The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner   Pablo 2310-717   1975

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, vocal.: 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 Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner, Original Jazz Classics OJC-497 in 1990, OJCCD-497-2 in 1990.

Diz Meets Stitt   Heart Note (Swd) HN-006   1988

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

live in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 28, 1974

Groovin' High
Lover Man
Be Bop
Hot House
All The Things You Are
Allen's Alley

** also released on Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt - Diz Meets Stitt, Moon (It) MCD 036-2 in 1992.

Stars Of Bop - Tour De Force   Moon (It) MLP 006-1   1989

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 in 1989.

Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie   Pablo 2310-740   1975

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano.

Advision Studios, London, England, November 28 and 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 in 1987.

Oscar Peterson And The Trumpet Kings - Jousts   Pablo 2310-817   1978

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano.: same session.

Advision Studios, London, England, November 28 and 29, 1974

Stella By Starlight
There Is No Greater Love

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-857-2 in 1995.

1975

Various Artists - The Bop Session   Sonet (E) SNTF-692   1975

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 and 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   1978

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 Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-807-2 in 1994.

Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods   Pablo 2310-771   1976

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 and 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 in 1990, OJCCD-447-2 in 1990.

Dizzy   Pablo 2310-749   1975

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 The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-739-2 in 1992.

Various Artists - The Montreux Collection   Pablo 2625-707   1975

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   1975

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 Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry - The Trumpet Kings At Montreux, Original Jazz Classics OJC-445 in 1990, OJCCD-445-2 in 1990.

Dizzy Gillespie - Bahiana   Pablo 2625-708   1976

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 and 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 in 1996.

1976

Mike Longo - Talk With The Spirits   Pablo 2310-769   1976

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Harold Vick, tenor sax; Mike Longo, piano; George Davis, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Dizzy Gillespie, conga drums, vocal.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 16, 1976

Wyyowa
Roma
The Proclamation
Angel Of Love
Talk With The Spirits

Carter, Gillespie, Inc.   Pablo 2310-781   1976

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Al McKibbon, bass; Mickey Roker, drums, vocal.

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 Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Inc., Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-682-2 in 1992.

Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall   Blue Note BN-LA709-H2   1977

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Marshall Otwell, keyboards; Ed Bennett, bass, electric bass; Joey Baron, drums; Carmen McRae, vocal.

Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, June 15, 16 and 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   1977

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 and 16, 1976

Dizzy's Party
Shim-Sham Shimmy On The St. Louis Blues
Harlem Samba
Land Of Milk And Honey

** also released on Dizzy's Party, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-823-2 in 1994.

1977 (age 60)

Dizzy Gillespie, Composed And Arranged By Lalo Schifrin - Free Ride   Pablo 2310-794   1977

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, and 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 in 1993.

Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - The Gifted Ones   Pablo 2310-833   1979

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 Count Basie And Dizzy Gillespie - The Gifted Ones, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-886-2 in 1996.

Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77   Pablo Live 2308-208   1977

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 in 1989, OJCCD-378-2 in 1989.

Various Artists - The Jam Sessions - Montreux '77   Pablo Live 2620-105   1977

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   1977

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 in 1989, OJCCD-381-2 in 1989.

1979

Woody Shaw - Woody And Friends At Monterey Jazz Festival 1979   Concord Jazz CJ-170   1981

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   1980

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   1982

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 in 1992.

Dizzy Gillespie - Digital At Montreux, 1980   Pablo Live 2308-226   1981

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 in 1996.

Mongo Santamaria With Dizzy Gillespie And Toots Thielemans - "Summertime" Digital At Montreux 1980   Pablo Live 2308-229   1981

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 in 1991, OJCCD-626-2 in 1991.

Mongo Santamaria - Montreux Heat!   Pablo PACD-5317-2   2003

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 in 1998.

Aurex Jazz Festival '80 - Live Special   Eastworld (J) EWJ-80253   1983

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   1981

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, Jew's harp; Chick Corea, acoustic, electric piano, trumpet, percussion; Steve Gadd, drums, tympani; 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   1982

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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 in 1997.

1982

Dizzy Gillespie And Arturo Sandoval In Helsinki - To A Finland Station   Pablo 2310-889   1983

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 Dizzy Gillespie And Arturo Sandoval - To A Finland Station, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-733-2 in 1992.

1985

Dizzy Gillespie Y Arturo Sandoval - Gillespie En Vivo   Areito (Cuban) LD-4271   1985

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   1985

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, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Lilian Terry, vocal.

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   1985

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 in 1985.

1986

Dizzy Gillespie Meets The Phil Woods Quintet   Timeless (Du) SJP 250   1987

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; with Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Phil Woods, alto sax; Hal Galper, piano; Steve Gilmore, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Holland, 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   1988

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; 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 in 1988.

1989

Quincy Jones - Back On The Block   Warner Bros. 1-26020   1989

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, vocal; 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, sax; Larry Williams, sax, keyboards; Ian Prince, keyboards; Michael Boddicker, Michael Casey Young, synthesizer programming; George Benson, guitar; Nathan East, electric bass; Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, Ian Underwood, handclaps; Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, vocal.

Birdland

James Moody - Sweet And Lovely   Novus 3063-1-N   1989

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute, vocal; Marc Cohen, piano, synthesizer; Todd Coolman, bass; Akira Tana, drums.

NYC, March 11, 12 and 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, vocal; 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

Rhythmstick   CTI CTI 10000   1990

Art Farmer, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, rhythmstick; Phil Woods, alto sax; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, piano #1; John Scofield, guitar; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums; Airto, Tito Puente, percussion; Flora Purim, vocal #2; Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, additional trumpet; Jim Beard, synthesizer; Benny Golson, synthesizer bass #1; Benny Golson, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19-21, 1989

1.Caribe
2.Wamba

** also released on CTI 847 199-2 in 1990, 67221-2 in 1993.

1991

Randy Weston - The Spirits Of Our Ancestors   Antilles 314 511 896-2   1992

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 and 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, vocal #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