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Dizzy Gillespie June 6, 1956

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
alto saxophone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
baritone saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 The Champ 4:42
2 Yesterdays 3:46
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
3 Tin Tin Deo 4:17
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
4 Groovin' for Nat 3:21
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
5 My Reverie 2:52
6 Dizzy's Blues 2:32
7 Annie's Dance 4:05
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
8 Cool Breeze 4:55
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
9 School Days 4:23
Dizzy in Greece
Catalog #: MGV 8017
Content State: draft
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1956-05-18 - 1956-05-19
Label Name: 
Norgran
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: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Personnel: 
Joe Gordon
Personnel: 
Ermet Perry
Personnel: 
Quincy Jones
Personnel: 
Carl Warwick
Personnel: 
Melba Liston
Personnel: 
Frank Rehak
Personnel: 
Rod Levitt
Personnel: 
Jimmy Powell
Personnel: 
Phil Woods
Personnel: 
Billy Mitchell
Personnel: 
Ernie Wilkins
Personnel: 
Marty Flax
Personnel: 
Walter Davis Jr.
Personnel: 
Nelson Boyd
Personnel: 
Charlie Persip
Ensemble Size: 
orchestra
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Bruyninckx incorrectly combines this session with another one, on May 25th. In fact, there were two sessions on May 18th-19th, and then this one on June 6th. We have split up the tracks between the two correct sessions, according to Jazzdisco and Ruppli's book on the Clef/Verve/Norgran label. Bruyninckx, however, has more complete information as to which tracks were arranged by whom. Although,

Track times for both sessions can be found here: 

 http://www.allmusic.com/album/birks-works-verve-big-band-sessions-mw0000175024

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