Dizzy Gillespie at Newport

Dizzy Gillespie - At Uncle Pö's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg 1978 (2017)

Dizzy Gillespie - At Uncle Pö's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg 1978
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 113:53 min | 262 MB
Label: Jazzline | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

The pioneering jazz trumpeter and vocalist Dizzy Gillespie, one of the biggest names in jazz, recorded live at the legendary Hamburg venue Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall in 1978. Dizzy was on tour with a small group: the solos were divided between him and 22-year-old guitarist Rodney Jones, a brisk wanderer between different styles, the equally youthful Ben Brown was the man on the electric bass. However, when it came to drummer Mickey Roker, Dizzy relied on his own, a player from the bebop-tradition - Roker, born in Miami in 1932, guaranteed the band's supply with rhythmical energy.

Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca (2002)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 5, 2017
Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca (2002)

Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca (2002)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 386 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 165 Mb | Scans ~ 56 Mb | 01:12:08
Bop, Swing, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Trumpet Jazz | Label: IMC Music | # JHR 73613

This rich collection of late-1940's recordings from the seminal bop trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie returns us to the period when modern jazz had firmly broken away from swing, even as, for many jazz fans, it was fulfilling musical promises that swing had long held out. One of the more compelling features of this collection is its focus on ensembles that are larger than the stereotypical small-group bebop lineup. Gillespie liked the big-band style in which he had made his name, and here we find groups of more than twelve pieces handling Gillespie's and other composers' most challenging bop compositions…
Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World + Dizzy Goes Hollywood (1996) 2LP in 1CD

Dizzy Gillespie - The Cool World + Dizzy Goes Hollywood (1996) 2LP in 1CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 459 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Scans ~ 102 Mb | 01:15:06
Mainstream Jazz, Bop, Cool, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Soundtracks | Label: Verve | # 531 230-2

This single CD reissues all of the music from two rare Dizzy Gillespie LPs. Dating from 1963-64, the set features the trumpeter's interpretation of the score of the obscure film The Cool World (although these are not the actual performances heard in the movie) plus 11 themes from other films. Gillespie, who is joined by James Moody (on tenor, alto and flute), pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Chris White and drummer Rudy Collins, was in peak form during that era and hopefully all of his other Philips recordings will also be reissued by Verve in the future. Although the liner notes deal only with The Cool World, the other set is actually of greater interest. Gillespie uplifts such tunes as the "Theme from Exodus," "Moon River," "Days of Wine and Roses," "Never on Sunday" and "Walk on the Wild Side," turning them into swinging jazz. The Cool World pieces (all composed by Mal Waldron) are also worth hearing although they are not as memorable overall. This set is a real historical curiosity and, although not essential, it is a release that should please Dizzy Gillespie fans while reminding others of how great a trumpeter he was before his long decline.
Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy in South America: Official U.S. State Department Tour, 1956, Vol. 2 (1999)

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy in South America: Official U.S. State Department Tour, 1956, Vol. 2 (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 386 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 178 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Bop, Trumpet Jazz | Label: Consolidated Artists Productions | # CAP 933 | Time: 00:58:11

Jazz collectors can be an obsessive, detail-minded bunch, so when they acquire Vol. 2 of CAP's Dizzy in South America series, they're bound to be frustrated by the fact that the credits don't give any exact recording dates or let you know exactly where in South America each 1956 performance was recorded. As frustrating as that is, however, Vol. 2 is a CD that collectors and Dizzy Gillespie fans will be glad to get their hands on. No serious Gillespie aficionado could resist hearing previously unreleased live performances of "Tin Tin Deo," "The Champ," and "Groovin' High," especially when the sound quality is decent (by 1956 standards) and the band boasts such heavyweights as Phil Woods (alto sax), Benny Golson (tenor sax), Jimmy Powell (alto sax), Walter Davis, Jr. (piano), and the tour's musical director Quincy Jones (trumpet). Gillespie has many inspired moments on trumpet, and featured vocalist Austin Cromer provides some memorable crooning on "Because of You" and "Wonder Why".
Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy in South America: Official U.S. State Department Tour, 1956, Vol. 1 (1999)

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy in South America: Official U.S. State Department Tour, 1956, Vol. 1 (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 390 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 177 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Bop, Afro-Cuban Jazz | Label: Consolidated Artists Productions | # CAP 933 | Time: 00:56:52

In the summer of 1956, the famed Harlem congressman Adam Clayton Powell arranged for Dizzy Gillespie to embark on a worldwide goodwill-ambassador tour sponsored by the State Department. Gillespie and an all-star big band featuring trumpeter Quincy Jones, the late trombonist Melba Liston, alto saxophonist Phil Woods, and tenor saxophonist Benny Golson performed in Ecuador, Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil to frenzied, beret-wearing fans. Recordings were made but they weren't commercially available and were played only for a select group of musicians before Gillespie's death in 1993. Now the sides have been released, showcasing Dizzy at his bebopping best.

Dizzy Gillespie - BeBop Masterpieces (2018)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 21, 2018
Dizzy Gillespie - BeBop Masterpieces (2018)

Dizzy Gillespie - BeBop Masterpieces (2018)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) - 199 MB | Cover | 01:08:09
Jazz | Label: Jazz Essential

Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge. One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time (some would say the best), Gillespie was such a complex player that his contemporaries ended up copying Miles Davis and Fats Navarro instead, and it was not until Jon Faddis' emergence in the 1970s that Dizzy's style was successfully recreated. Somehow, Gillespie could make any "wrong" note fit, and harmonically he was ahead of everyone in the 1940s, including Charlie Parker. Unlike Bird, Dizzy was an enthusiastic teacher who wrote down his musical innovations and was eager to explain them to the next generation, thereby insuring that bebop would eventually become the foundation of jazz.
Joe Lovano Quartet - Classic! Live At Newport (2016) [Official Digital Download]

Joe Lovano Quartet - Classic! Live At Newport (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 57:50 minutes | 680 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Classic! (Live At Newport) is Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano's 25th release for Blue Note, recorded in August 2005 at the Newport Jazz Festival. Lovano has dedicated the album to the memory of his legendary pianist, the late Hank Jones, who was 87 years old when this performance was captured. In addition to Jones, Lovano is backed here by bassist George Mraz and drummer Lewis Nash.

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - Bird & Diz (1950) {Verve}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 6, 2018
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - Bird & Diz (1950) {Verve}

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - Bird & Diz (1950) {Verve}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 300dpi | 181MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 100MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Bop

This collection of 78 rpm singles, all recorded on June 6, 1950, was originally issued in album format in 1956. Several things distinguish this from numerous other quintet recordings featuring these two bebop pioneers. It was recorded during the period that Parker was working under the aegis of producer Norman Granz, whose preference for large and unusual ensembles was notorious. The end result in this case is a date that sounds very much like those that Parker and Gillespie recorded for Savoy and Dial, except with top-of-the-line production quality. Even more interesting, though, is Parker's choice of Thelonious Monk as pianist.
Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson - The Alternate Blues (1982) (Repost)

Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson - The Alternate Blues (1982)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 272 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 125 MB | Covers (9 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Pablo Records (00025218674423)

This CD is a straight reissue of a Pablo LP. Norman Granz teamed together the very distinctive trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard and Clark Terry with pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Bobby Durham for a "Trumpet Summit." This particular release features (with one exception) unissued material from the session. There are four versions of a slow blues (only the fourth was released before), all of which have very different solos from the three trumpeters. In addition they interact on "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams" and share the spotlight on a three-song ballad medley; Hubbard's "Here's That Rainy Day" is hard to beat.

Festival: Folk Music at Newport, 1963-1966 (2017)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 26, 2017
Festival: Folk Music at Newport, 1963-1966 (2017)

Festival: Folk Music at Newport, 1963-1966 (2017)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 AVC, 1920*1080p, 23.976 fps, 16:9, High Profile 4.1
LPCM Audio 1.0, 48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit
Folk / Documrntary | 01:38:13 | ~ 46.74 Gb

Before Woodstock and Monterey Pop, there was Festival. From 1963 through 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Cash, the Staple Singers, Pete Seeger, Son House, and Peter, Paul and Mary were just a few of the legends who shared the stage at Newport, treating audiences to a range of folk music that encompassed the genre’s roots in blues, country, and gospel as well as its newer flirtations with rock and roll…