Richard Tabnik writes:
heard the ‘new’ bird and diz?
amazing…if that had come out 60 years ago, the entire concept of saxophone would be different
From the August 8 Rifftides posting:
Throughout, Gillespieâ€™s control, range, harmonic ingenuity, melodic inventiveness and timeâ€”above all, his timeâ€”are breathtaking. In these performances, he and Parker give profound meaning to Dizzyâ€™s frequently-quoted description of Bird as, â€œthe other half of my heartbeat.â€
To read the whole entry, go here.