The Best Dizzy Gillespie Albums of All Time

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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
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    30 VOTES

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

    • Label: Mercury Records
    • Genres (Music): Jazz, Bebop
    30 votes
  • The Modern Jazz Sextet
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    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

    • Genres (Music): Jazz
    13 votes
  • Diz and Getz
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    12 VOTES

    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

    • Genres (Music): Jazz, Bebop
    12 votes
  • 4
    23 VOTES

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

    • Genres (Music): Jazz, Bebop, Hard bop
    23 votes
  • Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie
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    1. Caravan
    2. Mozambique
    3. Autumn Leaves
    4. Close Your Eyes
    5. Blues for Bird
    6. Dizzy Atmosphere
    7. Alone Together
    8. Con Alma

    • Genres (Music): Jazz
    14 votes
  • Have Trumpet, Will Excite!
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    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)

    • Genres (Music): Jazz
    11 votes