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Dizzy Gillespie is known to many as one of the best jazz musicians of all time. List of the best Dizzy Gillespie albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Dizzy Gillespie discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Dizzy Gillespie albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Dizzy Gillespie singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Dizzy Gillespie album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Dizzy Gillespie album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Bird and Diz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Bird and Diz 1952

1. Bloomdido
2. My Melancholy Baby
3. Relaxin' with Lee    
4. Passport
5. Leap Frog    
6. An Oscar for Treadwell    
7. Mohawk
8. Visa

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7 1
Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillesp... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie 1987

1. Caravan
2. Mozambique
3. Autumn Leaves
4. Close Your Eyes
5. Blues for Bird
6. Dizzy Atmosphere
7. Alone Together
8. Con Alma

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Sonny Side Up is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Sonny Side Up 1958

1. On the Sunny Side of the Street
2. The Eternal Triangle
3. After Hours
4. I Know That You Know

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Sonny Side Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Sonny Side Up 1961

1. On the Sunny Side of the Street
2. The Eternal Triangle
3. After Hours
4. I Know That You Know

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5 1
Have Trumpet, Will Excite! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Have Trumpet, Will Excite! 1959

1. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
2. My Man
3. Moonglow
4. St. Louis Blues
5. Woody 'N' You
6. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (and Dream Your Troubles Away)
7. There Is No Greater Love
8. I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)
9. There Is No Greater Love
10. There Is No Greater Love
11. There Is No Greater Love
12. I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)

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5 1
Diz and Getz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Diz and Getz 1955

1. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
2. I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
3. Exactly Like You
4. It's the Talk of the Town
5. Impromptu
6. One Alone
7. Girl of My Dreams
8. Siboney, Pt. 1
9. Siboney, Pt. 2

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5 2
The Modern Jazz Sextet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
The Modern Jazz Sextet 1999

1. Tour De Force
2. Dizzy Meets Sonny
3. Ballad Medley: Old Folks/What's New?/How Deep is the Ocean?
4. Mean to Me
5. Blues for Bird

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World Statesman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
World Statesman 1956

1. Dizzy's Business
2. Jessica's Day
3. Tour de Force
4. I Can't Get Started
5. Doodlin'
6. A Night in Tunisia
7. Stella by Starlight
8. The Champ
9. My Reverie
10. Dizzy's Blues

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3 1
Something Old, Something New is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Something Old, Something New 1963

1. Bebop
2. Good Bait
3. Medley: "I Can't Get Started"/"'Round Midnight" (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
4. Dizzy Atmosphere
5. November Afternoon
6. This Lovely Feeling
7. The Day After
8. Cup Bearers
9. Early Mornin' Blues

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3 3
The Trumpet Summit Meets the O... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big Four 1980

1. Daahoud
2. Chicken Wings
3. Just Friends
4. The Champ

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1 1
Oscar Peterson and the Trumpet... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Oscar Peterson and the Trumpet Kings – Jousts 1974

1. Danish Pastry
2. Crazy Rhythm
3. Stella by Starlight
4. Satin Doll
5. Oakland Blues
6. There Is No Greater Love
7. Caravan
8. Makin' Whoopee
9. Trust in Me

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Roy and Diz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Roy and Diz 1954

1. Sometimes I'm Happy
2. Algo Bueno (Woody 'N' You)
3. Trumpet Blues
4. Ballad Medley – I’m Through with Love/Can't We Be Friends/Don't You Know?/I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do/If I Had You
5. Blue Moon
6. I've Found a New Baby
7. Pretty Eyed Baby"
8. I Can't Get Started
9. Limehouse Blues

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1 2
Sittin' In is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Sittin' In 1957

1. Dizzy Atmosphere
2. I'm Thru' with Love"/"Without a Word of Warning"/"Sweet Lorraine"/"Love Walked In"/"September Song
3. On the Alamo"/"Stompin' at the Savoy"/"This Time the Dream's on Me"/"Time After Time"/"Gone with the Wind
4. The Way You Look Tonight

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Jazz Maturity...Where It's Com... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time
Jazz Maturity...Where It's Coming From 1975

1.Quasi-Boogaloo
2.Take the "A" Train
3.I Cried for You (Now It's Your Turn to Cry Over Me)
4.Drebirks
5.When It's Sleepy Time Down South
6.(Back Home Again in) Indiana