Digital at Montreux, 1980

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Digital at Montreux, 1980
Digital at Montreux, 1980.jpg
Live album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1981
Recorded July 19, 1980
Venue Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 41:03
Label Pablo Live
Producer Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
The Alternate Blues
(1977)The Alternate Blues1977
Digital at Montreux, 1980
Musician, Composer, Raconteur
(1981)Musician, Composer, Raconteur1981
Original LP Cover
Digital at Montreux, 1980 LP.jpg

Digital at Montreux, 1980 is a live album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie with Toots Thielemans and Bernard Purdie recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1980 and released on the Pablo label.[1]


The Allmusic review stated "Purdie, a consummate funk and R&B percussionist, makes the switch to mainstream material adequately, while Gillespie and Thielemans establish a quick, consistent rapport".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. Introduction by Claude Nobs - 0:51
  2. "Christopher Columbus" (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 9:30
  3. "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" (Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young) - 12:20
  4. "Manteca" (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 9:20
  5. "Get That Booty" (Gillespie) - 2:22
  6. "Kisses" (Gillespie) - 6:40



  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie discography accessed April 18, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 18, 2012