Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac

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Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac.jpg
Live album by
RecordedMay 25 & 26, 1967
ProducerBob Thiele
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
The Melody Lingers On
Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Live at the Village Vanguard

Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac is a live album by American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3 stars stating "A strangely popular album for Dizzy Gillespie, Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac represents a period in his career where he was adapting to the times, keeping his goof factor on board, and individually playing as well as he ever had... This is not an essential listing in the vast discography of such a great jazz artist, but remains a curiosity in his collection, especially considering the two-day time frame where much more music could have been considered to be issued. It is not to be completely ignored, but less worthy than many of his other seminal groundbreaking recordings".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dizzy Gillespie except as indicated
  1. "Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac" - 7:17
  2. "Mas que Nada" (Jorge Ben) - 6:15
  3. "Bye" - 1:15
  4. "Something in Your Smile" (Leslie Bricusse) - 2:40
  5. "Kush" - 15:50
  • Recorded at Memory Lane in Los Angeles, California on May 25 & 26, 1967



  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 12, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed April 12, 2011