Bebop Gillespie

Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Feb. 28, 2018
Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie

Alyn Shipton, "Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie"
2001 | pages: 433 | ISBN: 0195144104 | PDF | 26,2 mb

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.

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…

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.
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 - The Essential Recordings (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 16, 2017
Dizzy Gillespie - The Essential Recordings (2017)

Dizzy Gillespie - The Essential Recordings (2017)
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:16:13 | 311 MB
Label: Primo

Great vaue compilation of Dizzy Gillespie's revolutionary Bebop style, and his use of Afro-Cuban rhythms, redirected Jazz towards new and unexplored paths. This giant of Jazz ensured that with his supreme technical ability, melodic innovations, innate charisma and composing ability, and most of all his desire to communicate, the music he loved lives on and continues to evolve.
Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions (1951-52) {Savoy Jazz ZDS 4426 rel 1985}

Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions (1951-52) {Savoy Jazz ZDS 4426 rel 1985}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 298 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 174 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 15 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1951-52, 1985 Savoy Jazz | ZDS 4426
Jazz / Bop / Afro-Cuban Jazz / Trumpet

When Detroiter David Usher and Dizzy Gillespie founded the Dee Gee record label, they might have had an inkling that their project could, and would, fail financially due to poor distribution, the conversion from 78s to LPs, and the heavy hammer of the taxman. They might have felt, but could not have imagined, that they would create some of the most essential and pivotal jazz recordings for all time, not to mention some of the last great sides of the pioneering bebop era. Gillespie's large ensembles brought to public attention the fledgling young alto and tenor saxophonist John Coltrane, such Detroiters as guitarist Kenny Burrell or pianist/vibraphonist Milt Jackson, and vocalists Joe Carroll, Freddy Strong and Melvin Moore. Considering the years – 1951 and 1952 – this was revolutionary breakthrough music from a technical and entertainment aspect, delightful music that has stood the test of time and displays the trumpeter in his prime as a bandleader.

Milt Jackson - Bebop (1988)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Aug. 22, 2015
Milt Jackson - Bebop (1988)

Milt Jackson - Bebop (1988)
Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 50 min | 117 MB
Label: Rhino Atlantic | Rel: 1988

Fantastic bebop album from Milt. This one was released in 1988 forty years after the birth of bebop to tribute the genius of this music and of its creators Parker, Gillespie, Monk, Christian and Milt himself who was among the best of them all at the time. This album is simply superlative. The line up consists in Milt at the vibraharp, Jon Faddis, the Dizzie Gillespie alumn at the trumpet, JJ Johnson at the trombone, Jimmy heath tenor sx, Cedar Walton (the maestro!!) at the piano, John Clayton at the doublebass, Mickey Roker drums. The tunes are all fast bebop numbers from the era, Ornithology, Au privave, bebop blueses and anatolls from Parker's, Gillespie's, Dameron's pens. In the end of the selection the band play a stellar version of I" waited for you", a marvellous bebop ballad. It's simply pefect in the tune selection too. What can I say more? Uh, yes, the album is perfectly recorded .. it is a bebop album without the limits of the forties in the recording step. So it is a must have. The emphasis of the music is just right, just perfect. Solos are wonderful.

Dizzy Gillespie - Odyssey 1945-1952 (2002)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at July 24, 2015
Dizzy Gillespie - Odyssey 1945-1952 (2002)

Dizzy Gillespie - Odyssey 1945-1952 (2002)
Jazz, Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 189 min | 437 MB
Label: Savoy Jazz | Rel: 2002

This excellent three-disc set contains 64 great songs performed by Dizzy Gillespie and company in varied settings. Odyssey: 1945-1952 chronicles the master trumpeter in small groups, big bands, a session with strings, and also some blues. Among the rare treats on the collection are a full-fledged Gillespie big band score "Interlude (A Night in Tunisia)," performed here with the Boyd Raeburn Orchestra, where Gillespie worked for a couple of weeks at a time in both 1944 and 1945. The inimitable "Groovin' High" is played by the Dizzy Gillespie Sextet of which Charlie Parker, Cozy Cole, and Slam Stewart were members. The song is heard here as a classic bebop contrafact based on the chord progression of "Whispering," which became a million-seller for Paul Whiteman.

Dizzy Gillespie com Trio Mocotó - No Brasil (1974)  Music

Posted by karfaks at Jan. 10, 2014
Dizzy Gillespie com Trio Mocotó - No Brasil (1974)

Dizzy Gillespie com Trio Mocotó - No Brasil (1974)
FLAC | image + cue | EAC log | scans | 269 Mb (5% recov.)
bebop, cool-jazz, latin-jazz, samba | Biscoito Fino | 2010

Dizzy Gillespie was one of the most influent jazz trumpeters because he was the header, along with Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk, of the bebop's verve, which large changed the genre around the forties. Therefore, some critics asks themselves what's the impact in universal music if the Dizzy Gillespie and Trio Mocotó's album had had released in that faraway year of 1974.Only a few months ago the Biscoito Fino Records released this phonographic pearl. In fact, Dizzy recorded this work through joining between the Verve Records and the Brazilian Philips, and took the master tape as soon as it was recorded, in eight hours of rehearsals, to go to stores in 1975…