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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 34 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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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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Unicorn
Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1977
Unicorn
Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1977
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Olinga
Dizzy Gillespie
Perception Records1970
Olinga
Dizzy GillespiePerception Records1970
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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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Annie's Dance
Dizzy Gillespie
Verve Records1957
Annie's Dance
Dizzy GillespieVerve Records1957
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The Last Stroke Of Midnight
Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1977
The Last Stroke Of Midnight
Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1977
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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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