Blues ‘n Boogie

Dizzie Gillespie and John Faddis

Madarao Jazz Festival Japan

Personnel: 

Dizzie Gillespie, trumpet
Greg Osby, alto sax
Ralph Peterson, drummer
James Williams, piano
Jon Faddis, trumpet
Buddy Tate, tenor sax
Phil Bowler, bass

George Wein brought the Newport Jazz Festival to Madarao, Japan in 1982.

An earthquake in 1995 threw things off track for a while, but the festival came back as strong as ever.