To Diz with Love

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To Diz with Love
Live album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1992
Recorded January 29-31 and February 1, 1992
Blue Note Jazz Club, Greenwich Village, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 65:48
Label Telarc
83307-25
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
To Bird with Love
(1992)
To Diz With Love
(1992)

To Diz with Love is a live album trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie with an array of guest stars recorded at the Blue Note in 1992 and released on the Telarc label.[1] The album, along with To Bird with Love and Bird Songs: The Final Recordings, represent the last recordings made by the legendary trumpeter before his death in 1993.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "Although he was no longer up to the competition, the love that these fellow trumpeters had for Gillespie (and some fine solos) makes this historic CD worth getting".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Billie's Bounce" (Charlie Parker) - 14:31
  2. "Confirmation" (Parker) - 10:27
  3. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 12:48
  4. "Straight, No Chaser" (Thelonious Monk) - 11:22
  5. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Felix Paparelli) - 16:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Concord Music Group website accessed April 20, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 20, 2012