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Monday, October 18, 2004

Dizzy [Reece] Gets Overdue Ovation

Jamaican trumpeter Dizzy reece (who these days makes his home in New York City, id featured in the latest issue of jazz Times magazine. Dizzy is the subject of JT's Overdue Ovation section and the piece is written by JT editor Chris Porter, who previously interviewed jamaican jazz giants Monty Alexander and Ernie Ranglin for the magazine

Dizzy is als othe subject of a three-disc retrospective of his Blue Note sesions in the late 50s and early 60s by Mosaic records(mosaicrecords.com). Its issued underthe Mosaic Select series and features the trumpet great's collaborations withthe likes of Stnaley Turrentine. Art Blakey, Art Taylor, Jymie Merrit and another great Jamaican, pianist Wynton Kelly

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