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Dizzy Gillespie Quintet


Spotlight on Moody

The “Dizzy Gillespie Quintet” are featured during a 1966 TV performance in London on “Jazz 625.”

Dizzy introduces the members of his Quintet before calling James Moody to center stage for the performance of a solo played on flute.

Moody who had first worked in the Gillespie band for two years in the mid-’40s following service in the military rejoined the group in 1964.


Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet
James Moody alto sax & flute
Kenny Barron, piano
Christopher White, bass
Rudy Collins, drums

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