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Dizzy with Ernie's Almost Big Band

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A few weeks ago, a Danish film went up on YouTube featuring Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
1917 - 1993
trumpet
with saxophonist-arranger Ernie Wilkins
Ernie Wilkins
Ernie Wilkins
1922 - 1999
arranger
' Almost Big Band in 1983. What makes this film fascinating is the behind-the-scenes banter and rehearsal in advance of their concert at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark. Here's the film...


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