An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
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Live album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1961
Recorded February 9, 1961, Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 54:41
Label Verve
Producer Charles Shwartz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
Gillespiana
(1960)Gillespiana1960
An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
(1961)
Carnegie Hall Concert
(1961)Carnegie Hall Concert1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 5/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[3]

An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet is a 1961 live album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Kush" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 11:01
  2. "Salt Peanuts" (Kenny Clarke, Gillespie) – 7:08
  3. "A Night in Tunisia" (Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 6:46
  4. "The Mooche" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 11:43
  5. Interview with Dizzy Gillespie by Charles Shwartz – 18:03

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat: April 12, 1962 Vol. 29, No. 8
  2. ^ a b Allmusic review
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 83. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.