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The Modern Jazz Sextet

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The Modern Jazz Sextet
Modern-jazz-sextet.jpg
Studio album by Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Skeeter Best, Charlie Persip
Released 1956
Recorded January 12, 1956 at Fine Sound Studios, NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 42:26
Label Norgran Records MGN 1076
Producer Norman Granz
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
One Night in Washington
(1955)One Night in Washington1955
The Modern Jazz Sextet
(1956)
World Statesman
(1956)World Statesman1956

The Modern Jazz Sextet is a jazz album featuring the combined talents of Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Skeeter Best and Charlie Persip. The album was conceived by producer Norman Granz for his own label, Norgran Records.[1] Although no single album artist is credited as a bandleader for this album, Verve Records - which owns the Norgran catalogue - files it as a Dizzy Gillespie album.

Two of the album's rhythm section - Lewis and Heath - also feature in the 1952-founded Modern Jazz Quartet.

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic gives the album 4 stars stating "it did not take too much insight to realize that putting trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and altoist Sonny Stitt together with a strong rhythm section would result in some explosive music. ...Bebop at its best".[2]

Track listing

  1. "Tour De Force" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 11:39
  2. "Dizzy Meets Sonny" (Gillespie) - 7:59
  3. "Ballad Medley: Old Folks/What's New?/How Deep is the Ocean?" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robinson/Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke/Irving Berlin) - 7:10
  4. "Mean to Me" (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) - 6:30
  5. "Blues for Bird" (Sonny Stitt, Gillespie) - 9:08

Credits

References

  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie discography accessed March 29, 2016
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. The Modern Jazz Sextet – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
This page was last edited on 26 April 2016, at 18:20
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