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See also: The Dizzy Gillespie 6.

The best album by Dizzy Gillespie is A Night In Tunisia which is ranked number 7,247 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 162.

Dizzy Gillespie is ranked number 2,096 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 469.

Members who like this artist also like: Art Blakey, Miles Davis and J.J. Johnson.

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Dizzy Gillespie best albums

The following albums by Dizzy Gillespie are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Night In TunisiaUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1999Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1999:134Rank Score:162
Rank in 1990s1,492Overall Rank:7,247
Average Rating:  75/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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2.

Compact Jazz
Compilation
United States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1987:144Rank Score:97
Rank in 1980s1,665Overall Rank:10,970
Average Rating:  73/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Diz And GetzUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1955Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1955:18Rank Score:76
Rank in 1950s273Overall Rank:13,806
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

School DaysUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1951Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1951:16Rank Score:33
Rank in 1950s432Overall Rank:20,988
Average Rating:  71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie QuintetUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1961Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1961:73Rank Score:20
Rank in 1960s1,452Overall Rank:24,783
Average Rating:  73/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

At NewportUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1957Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1957:101Rank Score:19
Rank in 1950s557Overall Rank:25,171
Average Rating:  74/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Swing Low, Sweet CadillacUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1967Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1967:221Rank Score:17
Rank in 1960s1,557Overall Rank:26,438
Average Rating:  68/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Sittin' InUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1957Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1957:120Rank Score:13
Rank in 1950s680Overall Rank:29,560
Average Rating:  74/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

The New ContinentUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1962Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1962:91Rank Score:10
Rank in 1960s1,884Overall Rank:32,247
Average Rating:  76/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Have Trumpet, Will Excite!United States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1959Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1959:156Rank Score:8
Rank in 1950s753Overall Rank:33,737
Average Rating:  75/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 2,096

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Dizzy Gillespie ratings

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75/100 (from 3 votes)
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From menz812 01/18/2015 05:03
I can't believe no one has rated Dizzy yet... As a trumpet player myself, he has been one of my favorites, and his work is extremely underrated on this site. If you are just getting into jazz, listen to Charlie Parker and Dizzy play together
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