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The chronogical 1945

Dizzy Gillespie (performer)
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The chronogical 1945 The chronogical 1945

The chronogical 1945

Title
The chronogical 1945
Performer
Dizzy Gillespie 1917-1993 (trompet)
Publisher
Classics, 1996
1 cd
Playing time
01:08:27
EAN
3307517088826
CDR
JE46661
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Dizzy Gillespie

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, educator and singer. He was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser, building on the virtuosic style of Roy Eldridge but adding layers of harmonic and rhythmic complexity previously unheard in jazz. His combination of musicianship, showmanship, and wit made him a leading popularizer of the new music called bebop. His beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, scat singing, bent horn, pouched cheeks, and light-hearted personality provided one of bebop's most prominent symbols.

In the 1940s, Gillespie, with Charlie Parker, became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz. He taught and influenced many other musicians, including trumpeters Miles Davis, Jon Faddis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Arturo Sandoval, Lee Morgan, and Chuck Mangione, and balladeer Johnny Hartman.

He pioneered Afr…Read more on Wikipedia