Dizzy Gillespie

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

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Mission Impossible: My Life in Music, edited by Richard Palmer, is a journey from Schifrin's formative years in Argentina to the classical and jazz atmospheres in Paris in the 1950s; from his jazz career with Dizzy Gillespie to his development as a film composer.
During a career spanning seven decades, Peterson played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basle and Dizzy Gillespie.
North American jazz musicians have long had a fascination with the rhythms of Latin America, whether they be the sinuous bossa nova sounds of Brazil or the various strains of Afro-Cuban jazz (especially son) that were popularized in the United States by Dizzy Gillespie and others shortly following the bebop revolution.
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.
The wonderfully named Studs Terkel talks about meeting Bob Dylan, Dizzy Gillespie and Martin Luther King.
Actress Charlotte Rampling discusses her career in cinema, and Studs Terkel talks about Bob Dylan, Dizzy Gillespie and Martin Luther King.
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.
SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey, August 2 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 12 years after his death the contents of the Dizzy Gillespie estate will be sold.
Back then, Montreal regularly hosted performers such as Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie in hot spots like Chez Paree and Rockhead's Paradise.
She wrote for and arranged music for such legends as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, was a friend, mentor and teacher to Theolonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie.
1-5, 7, and 10, with the music of the Beatles replacing earlier sound tracks by Dizzy Gillespie and the Fugs) transferred to DVD and showing on a screen in the back room.