The Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band


Things To Come

  • Release Date: 21 May 2002
  • MCGJ1009

Say “jazz trumpet” to even the most casual jazz fan, and the name Dizzy Gillespie will be one of the first responses. A half century after expanding the parameters of bebop by fusing jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms, Dizzy still ranks as one of the greatest – if not the greatest – trumpeters in the history of jazz. His intuitive understanding of the genre’s limitless possibilities made him not only a brilliant artist but a great bandleader as well.

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