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Jazz at Massey Hall is a jazz album featuring a live performance by The Quintet on 15 May 1953 at Massey Hall in Toronto. The musicians were five of the biggest names in jazz: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach. It was the only time that the five recorded together as a unit, and it was the last recorded meeting of Parker and Gillespie.

Parker famously played a plastic alto saxophone on this date; he… read more

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  • 'THE' Quintet
  • Jazz att Massey Hall great stuff
  • wow... I regret waiting so long to listen to this! absolutely great
  • : Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach. wpweezowee
  • The best group in Jazz-history - "Jazz At Massey Hall" is a fantastic album!
  • Great!
  • LOL at Salt Penuts

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