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Dizzy Gillespie December 22, 1947

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
alto saxophone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
baritone saxophone
vibraphone
piano
bass
drums
conga, bongos
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Algo Bueno (Woody 'n You) 2:59
2 Cool Breeze 2:48 (vocal), (vocal), (arranger)
3 Cubano Be (Afro-Cuban Drum Suite) 2:41 George Russell (arranger)
4 Cubano Bop (Afro-Cuban Drum Suite) 3:17 (arranger), (vocal)
Content State: draft
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1947-12-22
Label Name: 
RCA Victor
Leader(s): 
Dizzy Gillespie
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
vibraphone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
conga
Skill/instrument: 
bongos
Personnel: 
Dave Burns
Personnel: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Personnel: 
Lammar Wright, Jr.
Personnel: 
Benny Bailey
Personnel: 
Elmon Wright
Personnel: 
Ted Kelly
Personnel: 
William Shepherd
Personnel: 
John Brown
Personnel: 
Howard Johnson
Personnel: 
Joe Gayles
Personnel: 
Big Nick Nicholas
Personnel: 
Cecil Payne
Personnel: 
Milt Jackson
Personnel: 
John Lewis
Personnel: 
Al McKibbon
Personnel: 
Kenny Clarke
Personnel: 
Chano Pozo
Personnel: 
Chano Pozo
Ensemble Size: 
orchestra
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Discographies list tracks 3 & 4 separately, even though sometimes these are included as one song (e.g. 9/27/1947 at Carnegie Hall). Similarly, I've found issues from this session where they are combined and issues where they are separated.

Bruyninckx lists Cool Breeze's parenthetical title as Woody 'n You, but Jazzdisco gives that parenthetical to Algo Bueno. On the Complete RCA recordings, it is also Algo Bueno with the parenthetical of Woody 'n You, not Cool Breeze. Whether this means it was a medley, or whether Algo Bueno is a new melody over the chords to Woody 'N You is unclear.

Also, Bruyninckx lists Linton Garner as arranger for the session, but in the actual tracks lists Dameron & Russell as arrangers. -JS

Sources: 
bruyninckx, allmusic, jazzdisco.org