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Dizzy Gillespie: The Symphony Sessions

“Dizzy Gillespie… [hovers] benevolently over Symphony Hall as a passel of his most distinguished apprentices take the stage.”
The Boston Globe


Dizzy Gillespie commissioned scores from some of his favorite arrangers for Symphony Orchestra and created brilliant music with orchestras internationally until the end of his life in 1993.

Today, Dizzy’s virtuosic symphony arrangements are available to orchestras in “Dizzy Gillespie: The Symphony Sessions”, which features a quartet of soloists comprised of members and alumni of The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Band.

The scores are the perfect fusion of . . .

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