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Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 14 February 2014. Dizzy Gillespie's music has been featured on 17 episodes.

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.

Dizzy Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser, building on the virtuoso style of Roy Eldridge but adding layers of harmonic complexity previously unknown in jazz. His beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, his scat singing, his bent horn, pouched cheeks and his light-hearted personality were essential in popularizing bebop. In the 1940s Gillespie, together with Charlie Parker, became a major figure in the…

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Matrix
John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie, James Moody
Perception Records1970
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Uptown Records2005
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Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie ParkerUptown Records2005
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Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie
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Dizzy GillespieJazz Selection0
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Rio Pakistan
Dizzy Gillespie, Stuff Smith
Verve Records1957
Rio Pakistan
Dizzy Gillespie, Stuff SmithVerve Records1957
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And Then She Stopped
Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval
Pablo Records, Pablo Today1983
And Then She Stopped
Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo SandovalPablo Records, Pablo Today1983
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Duke's Awakening
Dizzy Gillespie
PHILIPS1976
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Matrix
Dizzy Gillespie
Rockwell Product Shop2005
Matrix
Dizzy GillespieRockwell Product Shop2005
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Stomped And Wasted
Dizzy Gillespie
Tribute Records1969
Stomped And Wasted
Dizzy GillespieTribute Records1969
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Night In Tunisia
Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1976
Night In Tunisia
Benny Carter, Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1976
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Unicorn
Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1977
Unicorn
Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1977
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