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Dizzy Gillespie and His Big Band Live in Hi-Fi From Birdland Summer 1956

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Introduction for Dizzy Gillespie 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie November 4 or 25 or December 2, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
2 Dizzy's Blues 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie November 4 or 25 or December 2, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
3 A Night in Tunisia 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie November 4 or 25 or December 2, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
4 Stella By Starlight 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie November 4 or 25 or December 2, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
5 Doodlin' 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie November 4 or 25 or December 2, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
6 If You Could See Me Now 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie December 1, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Austin Cromer (vocal)
7 Groovin' for Nat 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie December 1, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
8 Whisper Not 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie December 1, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
9 Tangerine 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie December 1, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
10 Dizzy's Business (Incomplete) 0:00 Dizzy Gillespie December 1, 1956 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
Leader(s): 
Dizzy Gillespie
Label Name: 
Fanfare Records
Catalog Number: 
46-146
Format: 
LP
Total Time: 
36:22
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
discogs.com, jazzdisco.org