Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie

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Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie
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Studio album by Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1974
Recorded November 28–29, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 54:22
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie is an album by Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie that was released in 1974. At the Grammy Awards of 1976, Gillespie won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist for his performance on this album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 7:02
  2. "Mozambique" (Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson) – 7:08
  3. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 7:25
  4. "Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere) – 5:26
  5. "Blues for Bird" (Gillespie, Peterson) – 12:32
  6. "Dizzy Atmosphere" (Gillespie) – 4:55
  7. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 5:16
  8. "Con Alma" (Gillespie) – 5:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 83. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie at AllMusic