- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 10 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 24, 2004
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Passport
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Two jazz giants on one DVD!
Both Eckstein and Gillespie were members of the legendary Earl "Fatha" Hines Orchestra, but one used lyrics to express himself; the other played trumpet. 15 tracks including "You Call it Madness," "I Want to Talk About You," "Things to Come" and "Dizzy's Theme" (Performed by the Britt Band).
This program features jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine and trumpet virtuoso Dizzy Gillespie performing together in their signature style that pioneered the transition from swing to bebop during the big band era. Songs include "Salt Peanuts," "One Brass Hit," "Oop Bop Shibam," "Our Delight," "2nd Balcony Jump," "Rhythm in a Riff," and many more.