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Dizzy Gillespie - 1961-1964: The Classic Philips Albums - This four-disc collection features eight of the finest LPs Dizzy Gillespie recorded for Philips in the 1961-1964 period. One of the most recognised and esteemed names in all of jazz music, Dizzy Gillespie's work, his live performances and his multiple recordings are legendary. A truly gifted player on his chosen instrument, the trumpet, Gillespie was famous for the complexity of his improvisation. His work also had a profound effect on the popularity of bebop during the 1940s and 1950s. Dizzy's influence on host of jazz masters who followed in his footsteps, from Miles Davis to Lee Morgan and numerous others, was profound, and he embraced a wide variety of styles and arrangements during his lifetime. Some of his finest work emerged during the late 1950s to the mid-1960s, when he was initially signed to Verve Records, and then, from 1962 onwards, to the legendary Philips label. This four-disc collection, containing over five hours of music in total, features eight of the finest LPs Gillespie recorded for Philips during the 1961-1964 period, and houses some of the best playing to grace jazz records at this time.
Dizzy Gillespie - 1961-1964: The Classic Philips Albums - This four-disc collection features eight of the finest LPs Dizzy Gillespie recorded for Philips in the 1961-1964 period. One of the most recognised and esteemed names in all of jazz music, Dizzy Gillespie's work, his live performances and his multiple recordings are legendary. A truly gifted player on his chosen instrument, the trumpet, Gillespie was famous for the complexity of his improvisation. His work also had a profound effect on the popularity of bebop during the 1940s and 1950s. Dizzy's influence on host of jazz masters who followed in his footsteps, from Miles Davis to Lee Morgan and numerous others, was profound, and he embraced a wide variety of styles and arrangements during his lifetime. Some of his finest work emerged during the late 1950s to the mid-1960s, when he was initially signed to Verve Records, and then, from 1962 onwards, to the legendary Philips label. This four-disc collection, containing over five hours of music in total, features eight of the finest LPs Gillespie recorded for Philips during the 1961-1964 period, and houses some of the best playing to grace jazz records at this time.
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1961-1964: The Classic Philips Albums
Artist: Dizzy Gillespie
Format: CD
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1. No More Blues
2. Long, Long Summer
3. I Waited for You
4. Desafinado
5. Here It Is
6. Pau de Arara
7. For the Gypsies
8. The Empire
9. The Conquerors
10. The Legend of Atlantis
11. The Chains
12. The Swords
13. Chorale
14. In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town
15. Careless Love
16. Chega de Saudade (No More Blues - Part II)
17. Taboo
18. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You
19. One Note Samba
20. Manha de Carnaval (Theme from Black Orpheus)
21. Pergunte Ao Joao (Ask John)
22. Bebop
23. Good Bait
24. I Can't Get Started/'Round Midnight
25. Dizzy Atmosphere
26. November Afternoon
27. This Lovely Feeling
28. The Day After
29. Cup Bearers
30. Emanon
31. Anthropology
32. Tin Tin Deo
33. One Bass Hit
34. Two Bass Hit
35. Groovin' High
36. Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee
37. Hot House
38. Con Alma
39. Blue 'N' Boogie
40. The Champ
41. Ow!
42. Theme from Exodus
43. Moon River
44. Caesar and Cleopatra Theme
45. Days of Wine and Roses
46. Walk on the Wild Side
47. More
48. Love Theme from Lolita
49. Theme from Picnic
50. Never on Sunday
51. Theme from Lawrence of Arabia
52. Carioca
53. Theme from the Cool World
54. The Pushers
55. Enter, Priest
56. Duke's Awakening
57. Duke on the Run
58. Street Music
59. Bonnie's Blues
60. Coney Island
61. Duke's Fantasy
62. Coolie
63. Duke's Last Soliloquy
64. Fiesta Mo-Jo
65. Barbados Carnival
66. Jambo
67. Trinidad, Hello
68. Poor Joe
69. And Then She Stopped
70. Don't Try to Keep Up with the Joneses
71. Trinidad, Goodbye

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Dizzy Gillespie - 1961-1964: The Classic Philips Albums - This four-disc collection features eight of the finest LPs Dizzy Gillespie recorded for Philips in the 1961-1964 period. One of the most recognised and esteemed names in all of jazz music, Dizzy Gillespie's work, his live performances and his multiple recordings are legendary. A truly gifted player on his chosen instrument, the trumpet, Gillespie was famous for the complexity of his improvisation. His work also had a profound effect on the popularity of bebop during the 1940s and 1950s. Dizzy's influence on host of jazz masters who followed in his footsteps, from Miles Davis to Lee Morgan and numerous others, was profound, and he embraced a wide variety of styles and arrangements during his lifetime. Some of his finest work emerged during the late 1950s to the mid-1960s, when he was initially signed to Verve Records, and then, from 1962 onwards, to the legendary Philips label. This four-disc collection, containing over five hours of music in total, features eight of the finest LPs Gillespie recorded for Philips during the 1961-1964 period, and houses some of the best playing to grace jazz records at this time.
        
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