Bird & Diz (studio album) by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie

Bird & Diz
Bird & Diz by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Year: 1952
Overall rank: 2,047th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 97 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 1952 (1st)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1950s (44th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,047th)
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CHARLIE PARKER, DIZZY GILLESPIE: Bird & Diz NEW Verve ’86 Jazz CD Bonus Tracks
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Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie bestography

Bird & Diz is ranked as the best album by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie.

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-Bird & DizTown Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 97 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.0/100, a mean average of 76.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.2.

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75/100
From 10/16/2019 23:07
Fantástico bebop!!
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From 09/26/2017 02:27
Good stuff!
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From 03/09/2016 22:05
Two masters at work.
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From 09/13/2013 15:31
This is just straight bebop by two of its greatest practitioners. The instrumental performances can't be beat, though the overly simplistic arrangements leave it behind many other jazz classics in my mind.
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From 01/07/2013 20:01
Decent jazz album.
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Best Albums of 1952
1. Bird & Diz by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
2. Anthology Of American Folk Music by Various Artists
3. Moanin' The Blues by Hank Williams
4. Ellington Uptown by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
5. Billie Holiday Sings by Billie Holiday
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20. Vol. 1 by Charlie Parker
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