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GILLESPIE, Dizzy: Live in '58 and '70 (NTSC)


GILLESPIE, Dizzy: Live in '58 and '70 (NTSC)

DVD Clip



Belgium, 1958
with Sonny Stitt (Sax)
Lou Levy
Ray Brown
Gus Johnson
Songs: Blues After Dark,
On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Loverman
Cocktails For Two, Blues Walk

Denmark, 1970
with Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman,
Art Farmer, Dusko Goykovich
Ake Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier
Derek Humble, Billy Mitchell, Tony Coe,
Ronnie Scott, Sahib Shihab
Francy Boland
(Piano), Jimmy Woode (Bass),
Kenny Clarke & Kenny Clare
Songs: Con Alma, The Brother K,
Now Hear My Meanin’, Manteca, Let Me Outta Here,
Things Are Here, Interview

Picture format: NTSC 4:3 B/W
Sound format: Mono
Region code: All Region
Booklet notes: English
Running time: 90 mins
No. of DVDs: 1

"The release of Jazz Icons™ is like the unearthing of a musical time capsule - an audio-visual treasure trove of the music that changed the world. From an educational standpoint this series is a gift to our culture." Quincy Jones
  • A major event is taking place in the world of Jazz - the release of the Jazz Icons™ DVD Series featuring filmed concerts by the most pivotal and influential jazz artists of the 20th century.

  • Dizzy Gillespie is represented by two historic concerts: the first from 1958 in Belgium with a quintet including saxophonist Sonny Stitt, and the second from 1970 in Denmark fronting the legendary Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band.

  • Each of the nine Jazz Icons™ DVDs features one or more concerts filmed live in television studios and concert halls throughout Europe during one of the most creative periods in jazz history. None of these performances has ever been officially released, and in many cases, the material was never originally broadcast. In addition, every performance in the Jazz Icons™ DVD series has been re-transferred and re-mastered from the best-quality, original masters yielding excellent sound and video.

  • Each DVD also includes a 16-page booklet with an extensive essay written by an established jazz writer and historian (Ira Gitler, Michael Cuscuna, Will Friedwald, Rob Bowman and others) In addition, each booklet includes previously unseen photos and memorabilia.

Birks, John; Davis, James Edward; Fuller, Walter; Gillespie, Dizzy; Johnston, Arthur; McHugh, Jimmy; Ramirez, Ram; Sherman, Jimmy; Woode, Jimmy

Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

Bailey, Benny; Boland, Francy; Brown, Ray; Clare, Kenny; Clarke, Kenny; Coe, Tony; Farmer, Art; Gillespie, Dizzy; Goykovich, Dusko; Humble, Derek; Johnson, Gus; Levy, Lou; Lier, Erik van; Mitchell, Billy; Peck, Nat; Persson, Ake; Scott, Ronnie; Shihab, Sahib; Stitt, Sonny; Sulieman, Idrees; Woode, Jimmy


Genre: Contemporary Jazz; Jazz

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: DVWW-JIDG

Barcode: 824121001902

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Not available in Japan

Physical Release: 11/2006

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