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Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval,"Night in Tunisia"

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Published on Oct 25, 2008

This was a live recording of Dizzy and friends in Havana in 1985. "Night in Tunisia" was composed by Dizzy in 1942.

In 1n 1985, Dizzy Gillespie returned to Cuba after an absence of 40 years. He was one of the first American jazz musicians to add Afro-Cuban elements to his music, and Cubans to his big band. Most notably, in the 40s, was percussionist, Chano Pozo.

A then-young Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) and Walter Davis Jr. (piano) sit in with Dizzy's band. Bari sax player, Sayyd Abdul al-Khabbyr, is remarkable.. Great fun!

  • Category

  • Song

    • A Night in Tunisia
  • Artist

    • Dizzy Gillespie y Arturo Sandoval
  • Writers

    • Jon Hendricks, Frank Paparelli, Dizzy Gillespie
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • SME (on behalf of Legacy Recordings); UMPG Publishing, UMPI, and 4 Music Rights Societies

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