Tag: #DizzyGillespie

“U.M.M.G” (1960) Music of Billy Strayhorn – Dizzy Gillespie with Clare Fischer

“U.M.M.G” Composed by Billy Strayhorn; arranged by Clare Fischer. Recorded by Dizzy Gillespie on April 27-28, 1960 for Verve in New York City. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, trumpet, directing: Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, Joe Singer, French horns; Benny Green, trombone; Jay McAlister, tuba; Robert Di Domenica, flute; Ernest Bright, John Murtaugh, Paul Ritchie, Stan Webb, […]

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“Boo-Wah Boo-Wah” Cab Calloway (1940), with Chu Berry and Dizzy Gillespie

  “Boo-Wah Boo-Wah” Composed by Larry Clinton; arranged by Buster Harding Recorded by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra for OKeh Records on August 5, 1940 in New York City. Cab Calloway, vocal, directing: Mario Bauza, first trumpet; Lammar Wright, John B. “Dizzy” Gillespie, trumpets;Tyree Glenn, Quentin “Butter” Jackson, Frederic H. “Keg” Johnson, trombones; Hilton Jefferson, […]

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