The Alternate Blues

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The Alternate Blues
Studio album by Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard
Released 1980
Recorded March 10, 1980
Genre Jazz
Length 40:01
Label Pablo Records
Producer Norman Granz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big 4
The Alternate Blues
Digital at Montreux, 1980
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Review scores
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Alternate Blues is a 1980 album featuring the trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Freddie Hubbard, supported by a quartet led by Oscar Peterson. The tracks were outtakes from The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big 4 (1980). [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Alternate Blues": Alternate One – 5:33
  2. "Alternate Blues": Alternate Two – 8:04
  3. "Alternate Blues": Alternate Three – 9:05
  4. "Alternate Blues": Alternate Four – 9:36
  5. "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)" (Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll) – 8:55
  6. Ballad Medley: "Here's That Rainy Day"/"The Gypsy"/"If I Should Lose You" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)/(Billy Reid)/(Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 7:37