Bahiana

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Bahiana
Bahiana (album).jpg
Studio album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1976
Recorded November 19 & 20, 1975
Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 75:23
Label Pablo
2625-708
Producer Norman Granz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
The Trumpet Kings at Montreux '75
(1975)The Trumpet Kings at Montreux '751975
Bahiana
(1975)
Carter, Gillespie Inc.
(1976)Carter, Gillespie Inc.1976
Original LP Cover
Bahiana LP.jpg

Bahiana is an album by Dizzy Gillespie recorded in 1975 and released on the Pablo label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review called the album "one of Dizzy Gillespie's finest albums of the decade... Those wanting to explore Dizzy Gillespie's Latin side should start here".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dizzy Gillespie except as indicated

  1. "Carnival" - 8:02
  2. "Samba" (Mike Longo) - 9:41
  3. "Barcelona" (Al Gafa) - 12:24
  4. "In the Land of the Living Dead" (Gafa) - 10:34
  5. "Behind the Moonbeam" (Gafa) - 7:35
  6. "The Truth" (Longo) - 8:27
  7. "Pele" (Gafa) - 7:15
  8. "Olinga" - 20:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie discography accessed April 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Mason, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 17, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 83. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.