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Forgotten series: Dizzy Gillespie – Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (1967)

Forgotten series: Dizzy Gillespie – Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (1967)

NICK DERISO: Recorded live at the club Memory Lane in Los Angeles over a two-night stand on May 25-26, 1967, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie’s five-track “Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac” is sometimes criticized for its brevity. Sure. There have been boxed sets produced with slighter source material. Still, Gillespie, in particular on tracks like the standout Brazilian-tinged “Mas Que Nada,” remained atRead More

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