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Night in Tunisia: The Very Best of Dizzy Gillespie

Label: Bluebird/Legacy
Released: 2007
Track listing: Night in Tunisia (sic); 52nd Street Theme; Anthropology; Oop-Pop-A-Da; Two Bass Hit; Stay On It; Algo Bueno (Woody n

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Dizzy Gillespie: Night in Tunisia: The Very Best of Dizzy Gillespie

Read "Night in Tunisia: The Very Best of Dizzy Gillespie" reviewed by Francis Lo Kee


It's quite a stretch to call this CD the very best, since all of the music was recorded between 1946 and 1949. Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) was one of the leaders of bebop but also forged an important and unshakable relationship between jazz and Afro-Cuban music that lasts to this day. His recording career spans more than ...

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Dreamer

Label: Bluebird/Legacy
Released: 2004
Track listing: Call Me*; Baubles, Bangles and Beads; Photograph (Fotografia); Movin' Me On*+; So Nice (Samba de Verao); That's All; Tangerine; Dreamer (Vivo Sonhando); Time Alone; Doralice; A House Is Not a Home

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Eliane Elias: Dreamer

Read "Dreamer" reviewed by J. Robert Bragonier


Brazilian-born pianist and singer Eliane Elias has now spent half her life in Brazil and half in the United States. For this release, her second Bluebird Jazz recording, Elias selected the repertoire carefully, choosing meaningful songs that would work in a bossa nova setting, by both American and Brazilian composers, most of the latter of which ...

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Skull Session

Label: Bluebird/Legacy
Released: 2002

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Carmen Sings Monk

Label: Bluebird/Legacy
Released: 2001
Track listing: Get It Straight, Dear Ruby, It's Over Now, Monkery's The Blues, You Know Who, Little Butterfly, Listen to Monk, How I Wish, Man, That Was A Dream, 'Round Midnight, Still We Dream, Suddenly, Looking Back, + Alternate takes

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Carmen McRae: Carmen Sings Monk

Read "Carmen Sings Monk" reviewed by John Sharpe


Carmen Sings Monk is just one of five new reissues in BMG’s First Editions series, released under the rejuvenated Bluebird Jazz label. Other titles in the series’ first offering include Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney (Fancy Meeting You Here), Coleman Hawkins (The Hawk in Hi-Fi), Charles Mingus (Tijuana Moods) and Gil Scott-Heron (Free Will). Each release ...


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