Dizzy Gillespie



Dizzy Gillespie

Rating
Active
1935 to 1993
Born
October 21, 1917 in Cheraw
Died
January 6, 1993
Location
New York, New York, United States
Genres
Soundtrack
Biography
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (/ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 - January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Allmusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge. One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time (some would say the best), Gillespie was such a complex player that his contemporaries ended up copying Miles Davis and Fats Navarro instead, and it was not until Jon Faddis's emergence in the 1970s that Dizzy's style was successfully recreated ...

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Essential

Essential

Dizzy Gillespie June 30, 2014

20 Tracks

After Hours

After Hours

Dizzy Gillespie April 29, 2014

9 Tracks

Roy and Diz

Roy and Diz

Dizzy Gillespie April 25, 2014

9 Tracks

Live at the Royal Festival Hall

Live at the Royal Festival Hall

Dizzy Gillespie November 17, 2013

7 Tracks

Dizzy Gillespie & the Double Six of Paris

Dizzy Gillespie & the Double Six of Paris

Dizzy Gillespie January 8, 2013

12 Tracks

Dizzy on the French Riviera

Dizzy on the French Riviera

Dizzy Gillespie January 2, 2013

7 Tracks

School Days

School Days

Milt Jackson May 22, 2012

10 Tracks

Con Alma

Con Alma

Dizzy Gillespie May 1, 2011

10 Tracks

Related Blog Posts


Similar Artists