Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie ParkerTown Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2020
Release Date: 6/20/2020
Label: Premium Cool
Release type: 'RSD First' Release
Live concert recording of Dizzy and Bird from Town Hall not previously known to have been recorded. With audio restoration by Ted Kendell, the sound is excellent. This is a discovered recording of Dizzy and Bird at bebop's inception - the equivalent of finding the Buddy Bolden cylinder. Also features Don Byas, Al Haig, Curley Russell and Max Roach. 180 Gram + Color vinyl, in 1200 gold foil numbered Gatefold tip-on jackets with extensive liner notes, plus two sided insert with additional text.
"Intro," "Bebop," "A Night In Tunisia," "Groovin' High," "Salt Peanuts," "Hot House" and "52nd Street Theme."