The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7

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The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7
The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7.jpg
Live album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1975
Recorded July 16, 1975
Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 39:57
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods
(1975)Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods1975
The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7
The Trumpet Kings at Montreux '75
(1975)The Trumpet Kings at Montreux '751975
Dizzy LP Cover
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The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 (also released as Dizzy) is a live album by Dizzy Gillespie recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1975 and released on the Pablo label.[1]


The Allmusic review called the album " good but not great set... There are many moments that elicit grins of pleasure, but none that cause jaws to gape with astonishment".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) - 16:43
  2. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 16:02 Bonus track on CD reissue
  3. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 12:13
  4. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 11:01



  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie discography accessed April 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Mason, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 16, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 83. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.