Dizzy GillespieThe Champ
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2016
Release Date: 4/16/2016
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
Savoy’s Record Store Day reissue of Dizzy Gillespie's ground breaking bebop album. The Champ cemented Gillespie’s position as the affable crown prince of bebop and features guests Milt Jackson & Percy Heath (who went on to later form the Modern Jazz Quartet), Stuff Smith, Bill Graham and some of the earliest sessions by John Coltrane.