Video: Dizzy in Denmark, 1970


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Day #3 of my Dizzy Gillespie tribute. Today, a concert video of Gillespie with his big band at the Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark, on November, 4 1970. And what a monster big band it was! The musicians were Gillespie (tp, voc); Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Goycovich and Idrees Sulieman (tp); Nat Peck, Ake Persson and Erik van Lier (tb); Tony Coe and Derek Humble(as); BIlly Mitchel and Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Bolland (p); Jimmy Woode (b) and Kenny Clarke (d).

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