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Gigi Gryce

as, 1925-1983 US, Pensacola, Florida
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. George General Grice, Jr. Basheer Qusim Gigi Grice Lee Sears

American jazz multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, clarinet, flute), arranger, composer, and bandleader. Born November 28, 1925 - Pensacola, Florida. Died March 14, 1983 - Pensacola, Florida.

        
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Social Call on When Farmer Met Gryce by Art Farmer & Gigi Gryce
Minority - Master Take on Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown Sextet by Gigi Gryce & Clifford Brown
Strictly Romantic on Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown Sextet by Gigi Gryce & Clifford Brown
Deltitnu on When Farmer Met Gryce by Art Farmer & Gigi Gryce
San Souci on Jazz Lab by Don Byrd & Gigi Gryce
Salute to the Band Box - Master Take on Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown Sextet by Gigi Gryce & Clifford Brown
A Night At Tony's on When Farmer Met Gryce by Art Farmer & Gigi Gryce
Baby - Master Take on Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown Sextet by Gigi Gryce & Clifford Brown
Social Call on Nica's Tempo by Gigi Gryce
Smoke Signal on Nica's Tempo by Gigi Gryce

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Complete Jazz Lab SessionsDonald Byrd, Gigi Gryce2013Compil.
Eight Classic AlbumsGigi Gryce2012Compil.
Doin' The GigiGigi Gryce2011Album
Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions #1Donald Byrd • Gigi Gryce2006Compil.
Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions #3Donald Byrd • Gigi Gryce2006Compil.
Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions #2Donald Byrd • Gigi Gryce2006Compil.
Lucky Thompson/Gigi Gryce In ParisLucky Thompson, Gigi Gryce, Art Farmer1995Compil.
Bird Calls, Volume 2Frank Morgan / Gigi Gryce1988Compil.
SignalsGigi Gryce - Duke Jordan - Hall Overton1978Compil.
Young ByrdDonald Byrd With Pepper Adams And Gigi Gryce1977Compil.
New Formulas From The Jazz LabGigi Gryce And Donald Byrd1976Album
Early ByrdDonald Byrd - Gigi Gryce1973Compil.
The Rat Race BluesGigi Gryce Featuring Richard Williams1960Album
Don Byrd - Gigi GryceDonald Byrd - Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet1959Single
SpeculationGigi Gryce1958Single
Jazz LabGigi Gryce / Donald Byrd1958Album
When Farmer Met GryceArt Farmer Quintet - Gigi Gryce1958Single
Gigi GryceGigi Gryce1958Album
Gigi GryceGigi Gryce, Thelonious Monk, Percy Heath & Art Blakey1958Single
Mal-1Mal Waldron Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce And Idrees Sulieman1957Album
Modern Jazz PerspectiveDonald Byrd - Gigi Gryce1957Album
MAL-1Mal Waldron Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce And Idrees Sulieman1957Single
When Farmer Met GryceArt Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce1957Album
Jazz LabDonald Byrd - Gigi Gryce1957Album
Art Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi GryceArt Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce1956Album
Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius WatkinsGigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins1955Album
Henri Renaud Quintet Joue Gigi Grice Avec Bobby JasparHenri Renaud Quintet Joue Gigi Gryce Avec Bobby Jaspar1955Album
Art Farmer Quintet Volume 2Art Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce1955Album
Clifford Brown And Gigi GryceClifford Brown And Gigi Gryce1954Single
Brown Skins / Keeping Up With JonesyGigi Gryce Featuring Clifford BrownSingle
The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 8Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown - Art Farmer - Jimmy ClevelandCompil.
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