[Dixielandjazz] RE: Gillespie & Dixieland
rakmccallum at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 23 09:13:17 PDT 2006
There is some film footage that exists of Gillespie trading back and forth
with Louis Armstrong. I'ts not "dixieland" per se, Dizzy plays in his
normal bebop style, but I recall it being interesting and quite good. I
believe it was on a PBS documentary of Louis that aired about a year ago.
All the best,
>From: "Ed Danielson" <mcvouty78 at hotmail.com>
>To: dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
>Subject: [Dixielandjazz] RE: Gillespie & Dixieland
>Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 15:20:02 -0600
>>Dizzy loved it, as did the audience, as did trombonist Big Chief Russell
>>Moore and clarinetist Tony Parenti who were on the gig that night.
>>Don't know if Dizzy every recorded Dixieland.
>I would have loved to see Diz and Parenti on stage -- I can't quite picture
>it. The only Gillespie dixieland recording I know of is a 1953
>tongue-in-cheek version of S'Wonderful.
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