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A Night In Tunisia - Miles Davis, Jimmy Forrest - Complete Session (CD, Album)

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  1. A Night in Tunisia is a jazz album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, released by the RCA Victor subsidiary label Vik. It features the only recorded instances of saxophonists Jackie McLean and Johnny Griffin playing together. The album's original five tracks were augmented by up to three alternative takes on CD reissues.
  2. Jan 05,  · A Night in Tunisia Album: A Night in Tunisia () Written by: Dizzy Gillespie Frank Paparelli Personnel: Art Blakey — drums Lee Morgan — trumpet Wayne Shorter — tenor saxophone Bobby Timmons — piano Jymie Merritt — bass.
  3. A few years later, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis’ version made the tune famous under its definitive name: “A night in Tunisia”. In , the great Ella Fitzgerald performed the song with new lyrics evoking a night in the Tunisian desert: “The moon is the same moon above you Aglow with its cool evening light But shining at night, in Tunisia.
  4. Sticking the CDs into iTunes, CD 1 is given the album title "At the Royal Roost , At Birdland ,," and can be found on Allmusic. CD2 came up with album title of "Vintage Vinyl Collection". Searching Allmusic I found a 2CD set called "Vintage Vinyl Collection" with an identical track listing to both the CDs here/5(3).
  5. Gillespie recorded the composition with his big band, but this version features Miles Davis on muted trumpet stating the theme and soloing in Parker's Sexptet. Parker takes one of the most acclaimed and astonishing alto saxophone breaks in history just past the minute mark, and Davis solos after him; then Lucky Thompson on tenor sax.
  6. Rare and inspired session of Davis with tenorman Jimmy Forrest (then at the peak of his popularity). Raging version of "Night In Tunisia". Meticulous Audio Restoration. Tracklisting: 1. Ray's Idea 2. A Night in Tunisia 3. Wee Dot 4. What's New 5. Perdido 6. All The Things You Are 7. Our Delight 8. Lady Bird 9. Oh Lady Be Good.
  7. Miles Davis & Jimmy Forrest: Miles Davis & Jimmy Forrest - Complete Sessions ‎ (CD, Album) The Jazz Factory, Disconforme SL, The Jazz Factory: JFCD, , .
  8. In during his "off period," Miles Davis sat in with tenor-saxophonist Jimmy Forrest's quintet at a club in his hometown of St. Louis. Because the recording quality is not the best and Davis recorded many more significant sessions through the years, this CD only gets an "OK" rating, but collectors may want to acquire it anyway. Included are performances of bop standards including Dizzy.

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