Dizzy’s Business

Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band
Release Date: 07/01/2006

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Under the direction of Slide Hampton, The Dizzy Gillespie™ All-Star Big Band’s second CD consists of all new arrangements (by Slide Hampton and Dennis Mackrel) played by Dizzy’s dream band:

SAXOPHONE: James Moody, Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Antonio Hart,
Gary Smulyan, Justin Robinson
TRUMPET: Roy Hargrove, Randy Brecker, Frank Greene, Gregory
Gisbert, Claudio Roditi
TROMBONE: Jay Ashby, Jason Jackson, Steve Davis, Douglas Purviance
GUITAR: Marty Ashby
PIANO: Mulgrew Miller
BASS: John Lee
DRUMS: Dennis Mackrel

And introducing Italian born vocal sensation, Roberta Gambarini who offers a remarkable subtlety with her warm vocal stylings. “[Roberta Gambarini] is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae.” – Boston Globe.


1. Dizzy’s Business
2. Con Alma
3. Blue ‘N’ Boogie
4. I Mean You
5. Without You – No Me (To Dizzy)
6. Hot House
7. Stardust
8. Tour De Force
9. Moody’s Groove
10. Morning Of The Carnival
11. Off Minor