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Odyssey 1945-1952


Download links and information about Odyssey 1945-1952 by Dizzy Gillespie. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 64 tracks with total duration of 03:09:58 minutes.

Artist: Dizzy Gillespie
Release date: 2002
Genre: Jazz, Bop
Tracks: 64
Duration: 03:09:58
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No. Title Length
1. Blue 'n' Boogie 2:59
2. Groovin' High 2:44
3. All the Things You Are 2:49
4. Dizzy Atmosphere 2:49
5. Salt Peanuts 3:18
6. Shaw 'Nuff 3:02
7. Lover Man 3:25
8. Hot House 3:13
9. Interlude (A Night In Tunisia) 3:09
10. Evil Gal Blues 3:05
11. Don't Wear No Black 2:50
12. Dizzy's Boogie 3:10
13. Flat Foot Floogie 2:32
14. Poppity Pop 2:57
15. Slim's Jam 3:17
16. One Bass Hit, Pt. 1 2:57
17. Oop-Bop-Sh'bam 3:03
18. A Hand Fulla Gimme 3:03
19. That's Earl, Brother 2:42
20. He Beeped When He Shoulda Bopped 2:46
21. Our Delight 2:30
22. Good Dues Blues 2:59
23. One Bass Hit, Pt. 2 2:54
24. Ray's Idea 2:22
25. Things to Come 2:47
26. He Beeped When He Shoulda Bopped 2:40
27. I Waited for You 3:04
28. Emanon 3:09
29. For Hecklers Only 2:56
30. Smoky Hollow Blues 3:01
31. Boppin' the Blues 3:05
32. Moody Speaks 2:32
33. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot 2:56
34. Lullaby of the Leaves 2:29
35. I Found a Million Dollar Baby 2:59
36. What Is There to Say? 2:46
37. Alone Together 4:44
38. These Are the Things I Love 2:40
39. On the Alamo 2:20
40. Interlude In C 2:33
41. We Love to Boogie 2:53
42. Tin Tin Deo 2:41
43. Birk's Works 3:05
44. Oh! Lady Be Good 2:43
45. Love Me, Pretty Baby 3:03
46. The Champ 5:41
47. I'm In a Mess 2:13
48. School Days 3:10
49. Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac 3:08
50. Bopsie's Blues (Alternate Take) 3:17
51. Bopsie's Blues (Master Take) 2:34
52. I Couldn't Beat the Rap 2:58
53. Caravan (Alternate Take) 2:56
54. Caravan (Master Take) 2:53
55. Nobody Knows 2:37
56. The Bluest Blues 2:53
57. On the Sunny Side of the Street 3:07
58. Star Dust 3:04
59. Time On My Hands 2:23
60. Blue Skies 2:19
61. The Umbrella Man 2:26
62. Pop's Confessin' 3:33
63. Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be 3:22
64. They Can't Take That Away from Me 3:43



This excellent three-disc set contains 64 great songs performed by Dizzy Gillespie and company in varied settings. Odyssey: 1945-1952 chronicles the master trumpeter in small groups, big bands, a session with strings, and also some blues. Among the rare treats on the collection are a full-fledged Gillespie big band score "Interlude (A Night in Tunisia)," performed here with the Boyd Raeburn Orchestra, where Gillespie worked for a couple of weeks at a time in both 1944 and 1945. The inimitable "Groovin' High" is played by the Dizzy Gillespie Sextet of which Charlie Parker, Cozy Cole, and Slam Stewart were members. The song is heard here as a classic bebop contrafact based on the chord progression of "Whispering," which became a million-seller for Paul Whiteman. Disc one also features "Slim's Jam," a song that is ripe with Gillespie conversation, including one with sax great Charlie Parker about his reed. This song makes you feel as if you are right there in the recording session. The Dizzy Gillespie All Star Quintet play a humorous "Salt Peanuts" and features the young Sarah Vaughan singing "Lover Man." Disc two includes music by such great bands as the Ray Brown All Stars, the BeBop Boys, who featured Dizzy Gillespie tearing down the house with such jazz notables as James Moody, Milt Jackson, and Hank Jones, playing such great songs as "Moody Speaks" and "Boppin' the Blues." Disc three has some of the best excitement from Gillespie's musical diary and provides a fascinating insight into his life and times with such jazz giants as Percy Heath, J.J. Johnson, Art Blakey, and Stuff Smith on "Oh Lady Be Good," "Love Me Pretty Baby," and "Caravan." Savoy has reissued one of the best documentations of Gillespie's artistry in recent times. For those who are just learning about the great Dizzy Gillespie or for those who have an extensive collection of his music, this box set supplies a comprehensive review of his timeless musical itineraries during 1945-1952. All selections have been transferred to digital tape from the original monaural master tapes and acetates stored in Denon's Savoy vaults. A must-have.