Beat Street Records

Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ LP


Available in store, April 16th 2016 for Record Store Day.  Extra copies will be available online April 17th.

Savoy’s Record Store Day reissue of Dizzy Gillespie's ground breaking bebop album. The Champ cemented Gillespie’s position as the affable crown prince of bebop and features guests Milt Jackson & Percy Heath (who went on to later form the Modern Jazz Quartet), Stuff Smith, Bill Graham and some of the earliest sessions by John Coltrane.


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