Dizzy and Strings

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Dizzy and Strings
Dizzy and Strings.jpg
Studio album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1954
Recorded September 15 & 16, 1954
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 32:23
Label Norgran
MGN 1023
Producer Norman Granz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
Afro
(1954)Afro1954
Dizzy and Strings
(1954)
Roy and Diz
(1954)Roy and Diz1954
Diz Big Band Cover
Diz Big Band.jpg

Dizzy and Strings (also released as Diz Big Band) is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie recorded in 1954 and originally released on the Norgran label.[1]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dizzy Gillespie except as indicated

  1. "Roses of Picardy" (Frederick Weatherly, Haydn Wood) - 4:38
  2. "Silhouette" (Johnny Richards) - 3:56
  3. "Can You Recall?" (Richards) - 3:27
  4. "O Solow" (Richards) - 5:06
  5. "Cool Eyes" - 3:48
  6. "Confusion" (Buster Harding) - 4:42
  7. "Pile Driver" - 3:54
  8. "Hob Nail Special" - 2:52

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-4 (with orchestra)

Tracks 5-8 (with big band)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie discography accessed March 27, 2012
  2. ^ Allmusic Review accessed March 27, 2012