Saturday, June 19, 2010

1034 Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia

1034 Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
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This is a Jazz standard from the pen of Dizzy Gillespie that I have been working on for the last little bit; feels like an excellent choice for my pick this evening. It was actually quite a revolutionary piece at the time of his writing it and is a very influential song for not only Jazz, but for music as a whole. This one contains a some very interesting rhythms and an awesome bass line; pure musical bliss.

Here is a studio version on YouTube.
Here is a live recording circa '45 on YouTube.
Here is a live performance featuring Arturo Sandoval on YouTube.


My song pick a year ago today: Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
My song pick two years ago today: Ozzy Osbourne - The Road To Nowhere

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