Dizzy Gillespie

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

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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.
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.
Smith, who has held the Dizzie Gillespie chair at CalArts for the past five years, will perform his compositions from 2 to 5 p.
Shaheed, in addition to being a world champion mastedrs distance runner, is a jazz great, playing lead trumpet with Dizzie Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Marvin Gaye, and on recent tv shows including The Emmy's, The Voice, and American Idol.
My youth was spent listening to Dizzie Gillespie and Frank Sinatra and this CD is a big thank you to my parents for introducing me to music," she says, explaining that apart from some of the great classics like Funny Valentine and Unforgettable she has also included some slightly more obscure jazz songs like Lean Baby and Told You I Love You, although there are no cover versions of the sixteen showstoppers that pepper "Seven Brides".
Area - 30,000sq miles vs 600 acres January rainfall - 74mm vs 99mm Top celebrity - Dizzie Gillespie, jazz trumpeter vs Sammy seal, one of 400 seal pups born on Ramsey each year.
Equally at home with progressive rock, gipsy-style music, straight-ahead jazz as played by former musical partners Berney Kessel, Gordon Beck and Dizzie Gillespie, as well as a long association with classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, he will be the honoured guest of the Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra (MYJO) on Sunday.
Rebecca Parris has sung all over the world with some of jazz's greatest legends like Dizzie Gillespie, Buddy Rich and Woody Herman.
The blazing, technically flawless Cuban-born trumpeter, Arturo Sandoval will return to the Festival stage in 2014 in a tribute concert to his mentor, Dizzie Gillespie, with special guest Monica Mancini and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra.