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After Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie was one of the trailblazers of bebop. His blinding technique set the pace for bop, but he wasn't just an instrumentalist and bandleader – he was a skilled composer, writing one of the definitive jazz pieces, "A Night in Tunisia." Throughout the years, as bop morphed into hard bop and post-bop, "A Night in Tunisia" remained a standard because it was that unique blend of a song that plays to a wide audience while… read more

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  • Avatar for Talpia2
    AN OLDIE BUT A GOODIE!!
  • Avatar for bobgreen623
    Not heard this version before, loving all the percussion.
  • Avatar for boycow1
    nobody can touch Diz
  • Avatar for Im2Jazzy4U
    not sure which album this cut is from...but a night in tunisia was not on the groovin' high LP...in any event it is super cool dizzy...and classic jazz...
  • Avatar for LostInBatCuntry
    God i'm glad Diz passed down his skills to Arturo... MUST keep it alive..
  • Avatar for StuartHaden1
    This is proper jazz played by proper jazz musicians. They don't seem to make them like this any more. Thank you Dizzie and friends.
  • Avatar for dianabarnett
    oh how I agree with bobdeloach .......... just as good today as ever/always will be
  • Avatar for JanFrede
    why do I like Black Metal and THIS!? Becaus both have a Soul
  • Avatar for SlAyerDude13
    Genius!
  • Avatar for bobdeloach
    He makes me proud to be a South Carolinian. His music is still as fresh and visionary as the day he recorded it.

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