The Real Thing (Dizzy Gillespie album)

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The Real Thing
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Studio album by Dizzy Gillespie
Released 1970
Recorded 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 37:55
Label Perception
PLP 002
Producer Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
Cornucopia
(1969)
The Real Thing
(1969)
Portrait of Jenny
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

The Real Thing is an album by American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring James Moody recorded in 1969 and originally released on the Perception label.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mike Longo except as indicated

  1. "N'Bani" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 4:05
  2. "Matrix" - 4:04
  3. "Alligator" - 5:06
  4. "Closer" (George Davis) - 3:11
  5. "Closer" [Instrumental] (Davis) - 3:16
  6. "Soul Kiss" - 4:07
  7. "High on a Cloud" (Fred Norman, Cliff Owens) - 3:20
  8. "Summertime" (George Gershwin) - 3:46
  9. "Let Me Outta Here" - 5:13
  10. "Ding-A-Ling" - 5:03

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