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Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie has been played over 30 times on NTS, first on 14 February 2014. Dizzy Gillespie's music has been featured on 30 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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Bebop
Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
Uptown Records2005
Bebop
Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie ParkerUptown Records2005
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Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie
Jazz Selection0
Manteca
Dizzy GillespieJazz Selection0
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Unicorn
Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1977
Unicorn
Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1977
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Kush
Dizzy Gillespie
Impulse!1967
Kush
Dizzy GillespieImpulse!1967
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Matrix
John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie, James Moody
Perception Records1970
Matrix
John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie, James MoodyPerception Records1970
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Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses
Dizzy Gillespie
Limelight1964
Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses
Dizzy GillespieLimelight1964
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A Night In Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
Uptown Records2005
A Night In Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie ParkerUptown Records2005
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All The Things You Are
Dizzy Gillespie
Columbia1975
All The Things You Are
Dizzy GillespieColumbia1975
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Trinidad, Hello
Dizzy Gillespie
Limelight1964
Trinidad, Hello
Dizzy GillespieLimelight1964
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Woodyn´ You
Dizzy Gillespie, The Mitchell-Ruff Duo
Mainstream Records1971
Woodyn´ You
Dizzy Gillespie, The Mitchell-Ruff DuoMainstream Records1971
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