Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Gillespie Concert Webcast

Those elastic cheeks, that upwardly bent, yelping trumpet. Do you miss Dizzy Gillespie? Of course you do. And if you’ve worn out every version of “A Night in Tunisia” you own on record and still want more Dizzy, a previously unscreened Gillespie concert is currently running on realcastproductions.com for you to see and hear, provided you supply credit card info to cover the $5.99 price.

The concert was caught on film on May 1, 1990 at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J., roughly three years before Gillespie’s death. His band at the time was comprised of bassist John Lee, guitarist Ed Cherry, tenor saxophonist Ron Holloway and drummer Ignacio Berroa.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published