Dizzy Gillespie

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

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Tickets: pounds 25 JOHN ETHRIDGE St Donats Arts Centre, Vale of Glamorgan Tel: 01446 799100 This jazz guitarist has played with Stephane Grappelli, John Williams and Dizzy Gillespie.
The band, named Nightbird in memory of trumpeter Chet Baker, performs cool West Coast jazz of the 50s plus ground-shaking, hot be-bop of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.
Artists featured in the recordings include Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Max Roach, Gerry Mulligan, and Thelonious Monk, and many more.
Josephson is a noted jazz expert and former editor of the Daily News Record, and he has included interviews he has conducted over several decades with such musicians as Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, Maynard Ferguson and Art Tatum.
TIS AUTUMN - THE SEARCH FOR JACKIE PARIS (15, 99 mins) BORN in New Jersey in the mid 20s, Jackie Paris became one of the icons of the 40s jazz scene, collaborating with luminaries such as Donald Byrd, Dizzy Gillespie and Charles Mingus.
During a career spanning seven decades, Peterson played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basle and Dizzy Gillespie.
In his days shooting jazz, Herman played backgammon with Dizzy Gillespie and hung out with Billie Holiday.
Information about Sadie Oglesby, Alain Locke, Dorothy Champ, Coralie Franklin Cook and George William Cooke, Dizzy Gillespie, Elsie Austin, Louis Turner, and Robert Turner is presented along with many other pioneers of the Black Baha'i movement in North America.
Altos de Chavon is home to a 5,000-seat Grecian-style amphitheater that has hosted Dizzy Gillespie and Gloria Estefan, among others.
Duchrow served as director of cultural arts at Northern Illinois University from 1985 to 1998, where he helped establish an annual fine arts performing series that featured such artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Los Lobos and B.
Drummer Ignacio Berroa has spent the last 26 years working alongside jazz and Latin music giants like Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente.
The bass player performed with such greats as DIZZY GILLESPIE, DUKE ELLINGTON, ELLA FITZGERALD, played country fiddle on THE BEATLES' White Album and acted as a musicians' agent.
It sent Jackson Pollock to Berlin and Dizzy Gillespie to the Middle East, funded dozens of U.
On Monday, the theatre hosts the Five Star Swing Band playing classics by Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Natalie Cole and the Rat Pack.