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Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band
NEW YORK  •  Blue Note  •  Ongoing
Slide Hampton, musical director
James Moody, alto sax
Jimmy Heath, tenor sax
Frank Wess, tenor sax
Randy Brecker, trumpet
Claudio Roditi, trumpet
Antonio Hart, alto sax
Steve Davis, trombone
John Lee, bass
Roberta Gambarini, vocals

The Dizzy Gillespie™ All-Star Big Band, a veritable who's who among jazz musicians, was formed in the summer of 1998 to perform Dizzy Gillespie's classic big band repertoire and continue the legacy left by the late master.

The band includes many Gillespie alumni including Musical Director, Slide Hampton, and one of Dizzy’s closest associates and collaborators, James Moody. Other alumni include Frank Wess, Jimmy Heath, Paquito D`Rivera, Roy Hargrove, Antonio Hart, Claudio Roditi, Douglas Purviance and the band’s Executive Director, John Lee, Dizzy's longtime bassist.

Blue Note Web Site

Contact: Tel: (1) 212 475 85 92

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