Dizzy Gillespie ‎– The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953

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Universal Music France ‎– 980 986-3
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1.01 Cocktails For Two
Songwriter – Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow
2:42
1.02 Cognac Blues
Songwriter – Dizzy Gillespie
2:41
1.03 Moon Nocturne
Songwriter – Nathaniel Shilkret
3:03
1.04 Sabla Y Blu
Songwriter – Dizzy Gillespie
3:05
1.05 Blue And Sentimental
Songwriter – Count Basie, Jerry Livingston, Mac David*
2:42
1.06 Just One More Chance
Songwriter – Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow
3:10
1.07 The Man I Love
Songwriter – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin*
3:13
1.08 Night And Day
Songwriter – Cole Porter
3:02
1.09 Night And Day (Alternate) 3:04
1.10 Sweet And Lovely
Songwriter – Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare
3:25
1.11 Sweet And Lovely (Alternate 1) 3:49
1.12 Sweet And Lovely (Alternate 2) 3:26
1.13 My Old Flame
Songwriter – Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow
3:20
1.14 My Old Flame (Alternate) 3:39
1.15 I Waited For You
Songwriter – Dizzy Gillespie, Walter Fuller*
3:16
1.16 Ghost Of A Chance
Songwriter – Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young
3:02
1.17 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Songwriter – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin*
3:15
1.18 They Can't Take That Away From Me (Alternate) 3:59
1.19 Taking A Chance On Love
Songwriter – John Latouche, Ted Fetter
2:42
1.20 Taking A Chance On Love (Alternate 1) 3:15
1.21 Taking A Chance On Love (Alternate 2) 3:34
2.01 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Songwriter – Clarence Muse, Leon Rene, Otis Rene
2:55
2.02 Lullaby In Rhythm
Songwriter – Benny Goodman, Clarence Profit, Edgar Sampson
4:22
2.03 Lullaby In Rhythm (Alternate) 4:05
2.04 Just Blues (One More Blues)
Songwriter – Dizzy Gillespie
3:02
2.05 Ain't Misbehavin'
Songwriter – Andy Razat*, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks (2)
2:56
2.06 Summertime
Songwriter – DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin
4:16
2.07 Blue Moon
Songwriter – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart*
4:25
2.08 Mama's Blues (Mrs Dizzy Blues)
Songwriter – Dizzy Gillespie
4:01
2.09 Undecided
Songwriter – Charlie Shavers, Sid Robin
2:32
2.10 The Way You Look Tonight
Songwriter – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
4:13
2.11 Stormy Weather
Songwriter – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
3:49
2.12 Jalousie
Songwriter – Jacob Gade, Vera Bloom
2:35
2.13 The Very Thought Of You
Songwriter – Ray Noble
2:35
2.14 Fine And Dandy
Songwriter – Kay Swift, Paul James (4)
3:42
2.15 I've Got You Under My Skin
Songwriter – Cole Porter
2:23
2.16 Pennies From Heaven
Songwriter – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
2:23

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Reissue of the Blue Star 78rpm discs 247 (2.11, 2.13), 248 (2.12, 2.15), 249 (2.14, 2.16), 250 (1.08,1.15), 251 (1.07, 1.16), 252 (1.10, 1.13), 253 (1.02, 2.01), 254 (1.06, 2.04), 255 (1.01, 1.04), 256 (1.17, 1.19, 2.07, 2.08), 257 (1.03, 1.05, 2.03, 2.05), 259 (2.09, 2.10)
(2.02) extract from the Blue Star 10: LP 6807
(2.05) extract from the Barclay LP 844 006
(2.06 to 2.08) extract from the Blue Star 10: LP 6806

1.01 to 1.06 recorded March 25, 1952 in Paris, Théâtre de Champs-Élysées.
1.07 to 1.21 recorded April 5, 1952 in Paris, Théâtre de Champs-Élysées.
2.01 to 2.08 recorded April 6, 1952 in Paris, Théâtre de Champs-Élysées.
2.09 to 2.16 recorded February 22, 1953 in Paris, Studio Pathé Magellan.

Remastered at Art et Son Studio, Paris.

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