Dizzy Gillespie

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United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)

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In 1953, he formed part of Billy Taylor's quartet, and he went on to perform and record with the who's who of jazz and Afro-Cuban jazz, including Dizzie Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, Buddy Rich, Stan Getz, Randy Weston, Count Basie, Wes Montgomery, Lionel Hampton, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, La Lupe, Celia Cruz, Marco Rizo, Bobby Sanabria, Paquito D'Rivera, Ray Santos, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Machito, Eddy Martinez, Mario Bauza, Eddie Palmieri, Tony Bennett, and Chico O'Farrill, amongst several legendary jazz musicians.
Tracks from Miles Davies, Dizzie Gillespie and Serge Gainsborough pop up on this compilation.
Our Dizzie Gillespie jazz bar is ideal place to unwind after a busy day, and we serve a wide choice of first-class local and international specialities in our choice of restaurants.
Most people credit both Dizzie Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald with developing the art of scat and then teaching it to singers such as Frank Sinatra and Mel Torme.
Among the famous sites listed on the Harlem map are the apartments of writers Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston and Ralph Ellison; musicians Count Basie, Dizzie Gillespie and Duke Ellington; entertainers Billie Holiday and Florence Mills; and artist Romare Bearden.
He has also made a major impact as a solo artist as well as accompanying jazz greats such as Billie Holiday, Dizzie Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald.
In addition to Parker, he hung out with John Coltrane, Dizzie Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach and other jazz legends.
who painted a portrait of Dizzie Gillespie as a part of his 75th birthday celebration.
Smith, who has held the Dizzie Gillespie chair at CalArts for the past five years, will perform his compositions from 2 to 5 p.
La entrevista que abre el libro es con uno de los fundadores del Be bop, de la musica que surgio al combinar el jazz con el son cubano, Mario Bauza, quien junto a Machito, Chano Pozo y Dizzie Gillespie para que naciera el latin jazz; fundo tambien los Afrocuban Boys que debutaron en Nueva York el tres de diciembre de 1940, en el club La Conga.
Their defection from Havana was a cultural thorax-punch to the Castro regime; perhaps a greater one even than the departure of the great jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (whom I saw rivaling Dizzie Gillespie at the Nacional in Havana in 1988).