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Today in 1945, Dizzy Gillespie records Groovin’ High with Dexter Gordon

Today in 1945, Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie records Groovin’ High with tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon. According to Bebop: The Music and Its Players author Thomas Owens (and probably most of the hosts on Jazz FM), it’s “the first famous bebop recording,” and still a mainstay on jazz stations around the world