Milt Hinton in Harlem - the 1940's
from Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It, pages 342-343:
Dizzy Gillespie came into the Calloway band in the early 'forties. The first impression he made was that he was very progressive--even more than Chu Berry. Chu and Dizzy didn't hit it off too well.
[…] Dizzy was playing a new thing. But Chu's style was based on riff patterns and speed. Diz was working on a new harmonic structure.
Dizzy's music was much more exciting. It was the beginning of a new trend. Dizzy hadn't perfected it yet. There were things he attempted to do that he couldn't, […] but he got to me, and I admired him for what he tried. Like he would … more >>
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 342-343. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435848502070 accessed: 10 December, 2023
Listening tohide composers
|jazz trumpet and bass music||performed by Milt Hinton, Dizzy Gillespie|
jazz trumpet music
written by Dizzy Gillespie
|performed by Chu Berry, Dizzy Gillespie|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary|