Perceptions (Dizzy Gillespie album). Perceptions is a composition for trumpet soloist and large jazz orchestra composed and arranged by J. J. Johnson. The piece was commissioned by Dizzy Gillespie and recorded in 1961 for the Verve label Contents.
This unusual session consists of a complex six-movement suite by . Johnson featuring Dizzy Gillespie's trumpet over a brass choir (six trumpets, two trombones, two bass trombones, four French horns and two tubas), bass, drums, percussion and two harps. Often reminiscent of classical music, Johnson's writing allows plenty of room for Gillespie to improvise.
This is a list of works by American jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie. 1937–49: The Complete RCA Victor Recordings compilation album (RCA Victor). 1945–47: Groovin' High compilation album (Savoy). 1948: Gene Norman Presents Dizzy Gillespie in Concert (GNP Crescendo 23). 1950: Bird and Diz (Clef) – with Charlie Parker. 1951–52: Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions compilation album (Savoy) – includes all tracks on The Champ (Savoy) and School Days (Regent).
Perceptions (LP, Album). Perceptions (CD, Album, RE, Unofficial). GZ K32027 RR-98-456-2. Perceptions (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM).
Perceptions (Dizzy Gillespie album).
Perceptions Dizzy Gillespie. This album has an average beat per minute of 100 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 78/134 BPM). Tracklist Perceptions. The piece was commissioned by Dizzy Gillespie and recorded in 1961 for the Verve label Perceptions.
|A1||The Sword Of Orion||4:25|
|B2||Horn Of Plenty||5:09|
- Bass – George Duvivier
- Bass Trombone – Paul Faulise, Dick Hixson*
- Conductor – Gunther Schuller
- Drums – Charlie Persip
- Engineer [Recording] – Rudy Van Gelder
- French Horn – Jim Buffington, John Barrows, Paul Ingraham, Robert Northern
- Harp – Gloria Agostini, Laura Newell
- Percussion – Michael Colgrass
- Producer – Creed Taylor
- Trombone – Jimmy Knepper, Urbie Green
- Trumpet – Bernie Glow, Dizzy Gillespie, Doc Severinsen, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, Nick Travis, Robert Nagel
- Tuba – Bill Stanley, Harvey Phillips
- Written-By, Arranged By – J.J. Johnson
|V6-8411||Dizzy Gillespie||Perceptions (LP, Album)||Verve Records||V6-8411||US||1961|
|0600753805749||Dizzy Gillespie||Perceptions (CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig)||Verve Records||0600753805749||Europe||2018|
|V-8411||Dizzy Gillespie||Perceptions (LP, Album, Mono)||Verve Records||V-8411||US||1961|
|V-8411||Dizzy Gillespie||Perceptions (LP, Album, Mono, dee)||Verve Records||V-8411||US||1961|
|GZ K32027 RR-98-456-2||Dizzy Gillespie||Perceptions (CD, Album, RE, Unofficial)||VAPP association||GZ K32027 RR-98-456-2||Russia||1998|