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Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-1993

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The Quintet : jazz at Massey Hall by Quintet (Jazz group)( Recording )

55 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern jazz summit meeting in Toronto that has been called the greatest jazz concert ever. Originally released in 1985, the stunning recording has now been remastered and must be heard again by all jazz aficionados!
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Dizzy Gillespie : Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

123 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird and Diz by Charlie Parker( Recording )

68 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set contains the complete original LP Bird and Diz (Verve MGV-8006), consisting of a quintet session which marked Parker and Gillespie's last studio date ever (although they would later be recorded together live on numerous occasions, including the celebrated 1953 Massey Hall concert). This session was also Parker's only studio encounter with the great Thelonious Monk. As a bonus, all existing complete alternate takes not present on the 12" LP, as well as the only two breakdown takes with full Parker solos, and three further complete quintet and quartet sessions recorded by Bird for Verve during the same period, one of them featuring Miles Davis on trumpet"--Container
Music from the HBO film Boycott( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King (Darwin Hobbs and Karen Clark-Sheard) -- Gotta serve somebody (Beverly Crawford and The Potter's House Mass Choir) -- Walkin' my baby back home (Nat King Cole) -- Swing low, sweet cadillac (Dizzy Gillespie) -- Revolution (Kirk Franklin) -- Rain (Montrel Darrett) -- Smokey Jack (Smokey Jack Blues Band) -- Blind man (Darwin Hobbs and Molly Johnson) -- What a time (The Tri-City Singers featuring Arnetta Murrill-Crooms) -- Issues (Montrel Darrett) -- Ella's song (Sweet Honey in the Rock, Aaron Neville and Lamar Campbell and Spirit of Praise) -- Jesus children of America (BeBe Winans, Stevie Wonder, Marvin L. Winans) -- BONUS: United we stand (Brent Jones and the T.P. Mobb with the Katinas)
Bird : the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

10 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bebop by Milt Jackson( Recording )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy Gillespie live in '58 & '70 by Dizzy Gillespie( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two concerts, filmed in Belgium in 1958 and Denmark in 1970, feature one of the founding fathers of bebop
Sonny side up by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete RCA Victor recordings by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3)
Groovin' high by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

73 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh, alive. Especially Jealousie. Dizzy puts this mesmerizing latin number into a bit of a tailspin. You feel like you are in eye of this storm of a fiery Latin piece that you get caught up in the swirl of passion that is Jealousie. Only one other rendition of Jealousie has ever been recorded that can be said to be as innovative and daring. And that which employed a full orchestra of trumpeteers, cellists, violinist and latin percussions. The artists escapes my memory but I would dearly love for someone to tell me who they were. There were many recordings of Jealousie over time and this yet to be identified version stands on as high a pedestal as good ol' Dizzy's
Back on the block by Quincy Jones( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quincy Jones made his debut on his own label with his most extravagant, most star-studded, most brilliantly sequenced pop album to date. This album continues to impress and influence people to this date
Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945 by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

5 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a live concert recording of Dizzy and Bird from Town Hall not previously known to have been recorded. Also features Don Byas, Al Haig, Curley Russell and Max Roach. This 7 track CD includes the songs Intro; Bebop; A Night In Tunisia; Groovin' High; Salt Peanuts; Hot House; and 52nd Street Theme
Diz and Getz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear Diz : (every day I think of you) by Arturo Sandoval( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs written by or made popular by Dizzy Gillespie
Nicky's jazz for kids( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parents' Choice Silver Honor winner, this CD provides children with a fun and engaging introduction to jazz. Featuring specially selected original recordings by celebrated jazz masters Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Cab Calloway, Nat King C
Diz 'n Bird at Carnegie Hall by Charlie Parker( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My favorite things by Joey Alexander( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debut album from Joey Alexander, an eleven year old from Bali
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Roots of rhythm
Alternative Names
Berks, John, 1917-1993

Birks, John.

Birks John 1917-1993

Birks, John G. 1917-1993


Dizzie Gillespie


Dizzy Gillepsie

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie Amerikaans pianist (1917-1993)

Dizzy Gillespie amerykański muzyk jazzowy

Dizzy Gillespie Músico de jazz dos Estados Unidos.

Dizzy Gillespie trombettista, pianista e compositore statunitense

Dizzy Gillespie trompettiste, compositeur et chef d'orchestre de jazz

Dizzy Gillespie US-amerikanischer Jazztrompeter, Komponist, Sänger, Arrangeur und Bandleader

Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4

Gillespie, D.

Gillespie, Dizzie 1917-1993

Gillespie, Dizzy

Gillespie, John

Gillespie, John B. 1917-1993

Gillespie, John Birks

Gillespie John Birks 1917-1993

Gillespie, John Birks Dizzy 1917-1993

Gillespie, John Dizzy

Gillespie, John Dizzy, 1917-1993

John Birks Gillespie

Ντίζι Γκιλέσπι

Диззи Гиллеспи

Дизи Гилеспи

Діззі Гіллеспі американський джазовий трубач, співак, керівник ансамблів та оркестрів і композитор

דיזי גילספי זמר אמריקאי

ديزي غيليسبي

دیزی گیلیسپی

ดิซซี กิลเลสพี

디지 길레스피

ガレスピー, D.

ガレスピー, ディジー



English (242)

German (28)

Spanish (10)

French (7)

Italian (4)

Dutch (1)

Finnish (1)

To be, or not ... to BOP : memoirsGroovin' high : the life of Dizzy GillespieDizzy : the life and times of John Birks GillespieCelebrating the Duke, and Louis, Bessie, Billie, Bird, Carmen, Miles, Dizzy, and other heroesJazzYou can't steal a gift : Dizzy, Clark, Milt, and NatDizzy Gillespie