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Dizzy Gillespie and the Modern Jazz Sextet January 12, 1956

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
tenor saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Tour de Force 0:00
2 Dizzy Meets Sonny 0:00
3 Ballad Medley: What's New?/Old Folks/How Deep Is the Ocean 0:00 Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone)
4 Blues for Bird 0:00
5 Mean to Me 0:00
Content State: draft
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1956-01-12
Label Name: 
Norgran
Leader(s): 
Dizzy Gillespie
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Personnel: 
Sonny Stitt
Personnel: 
John Lewis
Personnel: 
Skeeter Best
Personnel: 
Percy Heath
Personnel: 
Charlie Persip
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Name: 
Fine Sound Studios
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Sources put this session under the heading of "Modern Jazz Sextet", but Dizzy is the most senior player, so for our purposes we are listing him as the leader. -JS

Sources: 
Michel Ruppli, "Clef Verve: A Discography", Greenwood Press: New York; Jazzdisco.org, allmusic & Discogs.com