Dizzy Gillespie

By Stuart Kremsky

 

           With his puffed-out cheeks and trumpet pointed to the sky, Dizzy Gillespie has been an iconic jazz figure for decades. An inveterate jammer and scene-maker, he was a key participant in the development of bebop as a non-pareil instrumentalist and occasional vocalist, a composer, and a leader of bands both big and small. He is also credited as the founder of Afro-Cuban jazz.

 

            John Birks Gillespie was born on... Read More

City Of Origin:
Cheraw, South Carolina, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Classic Jazz, Latin Jazz
Birthdate:
10/21/1917
Death date:
01/06/1993
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Night and Day

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Ray's Idea

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Pennies from Heaven

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Our Delight

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