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Champ (Savoy)

LP (Item 60494) Savoy, Early 50s — Condition: Used
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A nice little collection of some of Dizzy Gillespie's best bop material for Savoy – tunes that were originally recorded as 78rpm singles – then issued together on this classic album of all-star players! The tunes are short, catchy, and often very grooving – that mix of whimsy and modernism that made Dizzy stand out from the start – handled by a few different groups of players, with musicians who include Milt Jackson on vibes, John Coltrane on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, and Percy Heath on bass. Titles include "Tin Tin Deo", "Star Dust", "The Bluest Blues", "The Champ", "Birk's Works", "Caravan", "Time On My Hands", and "Ooh Shoo Be Doo Bee". (Red label pressing with deep groove, with sample stamp. Cover has a sample stamp, half split top seam, and appears to have been signed by the artist.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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