The Winter in Lisbon

The Winter in Lisbon is a soundtrack album for the European film of the same name directed by José A. Zorrilla composed and performed by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1990 and released on the Milan label.[1] The album represents the final studio recordings by the trumpet legend.

The Winter in Lisbon
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Soundtrack album by
Released1991
Recorded1990
GenreJazz
Length55:44
LabelMilan
35600
Dizzy Gillespie chronology
The Symphony Sessions
(1989)
The Winter in Lisbon
(1991)
Bird Songs: The Final Recordings
(1992)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review stated "as with most soundtracks, the music sounds incomplete without the picture".[2] The Guardian review stated "it's a full-on jazz album, with Gillespie fronting a fine band... A fine way to remember a few more of a jazz giant's final choruses".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]
The Guardian     [3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Dizzy Gillespie except as indicated

  1. "Opening Theme" (Charles Fishman, Gillespie) - 3:28
  2. "San Sebastian" - 5:55
  3. "Lucretia's Theme" (Gillespie, Danilo Pérez) - 3:38
  4. "Magic Summer" [Vocal Version] (Fishman, Gillespie, Leola Jiles) - 5:26
  5. "Isthmus" - 8:12
  6. "Magic Summer" [Orchestral Version] (Fishman, Gillespie) - 2:30
  7. "Lisbon" - 6:09
  8. "Magic Summer" [Piano Version] (Fishman, Gillespie) - 4:59
  9. "Burma" (Gillespie, Pérez) - 8:08
  10. "Bill's Song" - 2:17
  11. "Final Theme" (Fishman, Gillespie) - 5:48

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dizzy Gillespie website - discography accessed April 22, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 22, 2012
  3. ^ a b Fordham, J. The Guardian Review, 20 August, 2004