Digital at Montreux, 1980

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

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