Legends Live: Dizzy Gillespie Quintet



This stellar and swinging live quintet session finds Dizzy Gillespie in the company of pianist and famed future composer Lalo Schifrin, Leo Wright, Bob Cunningham and Mel Lewis (of the famed Jones-Lewis Big Band). From the dramatic, extended opener, Ellington’s “The Mooche” until the last note sounds, the quintet is absolutely sizzling. These recordings have never before been issued; Dizzy completists should celebrate their appearance. Total Time: 43 minutes

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