New On DVD [Issue
#15] Norman Granz’ Jazz In Montreux Dizzy Gillespie Sextet ‘77
As one of jazzs
hailed pioneers and the co-founder of bop in the late 40s, Dizzie Gillespie
leads a small ensemble of stellar musicians in this excellent showcase. Along
with Jon Faddis, Ray Brown, and Milt Jackson, the trumpeter gives stunning performances
of classics including Girl of My Dreams, Once in a While,
and Here Tis.