Miles Davis & Charlie Parker – A Night In Tunisia

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A Night in Tunisia” is a musical composition written by Dizzy Gillespie around 1941–42 while Gillespie was playing with the Benny Carter band. It has become a jazz standard.

It is also known as “Interlude”,[2] Gillespie called the tune “Interlude” and said “some genius decided to call it ‘Night in Tunisia'”. He said the tune was composed at the piano at Kelly’s Stables in New York. He gave Frank Paparelli co-writer credit in compensation for some unrelated transcription work, but Paparelli had nothing to do with the song.[3][3] “A Night in Tunisia” was one of the signature pieces of Gillespie’s bebop big band, and he also played it with his small groups. In January 2004, The Recording Academy added the 1946 Victor recording by Gillespie to the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Here it is preformed by Miles Davis and Charlie Parker.

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