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 (/ɡᵻˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer. AllMusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge. One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, 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 [....] Arguably Gillespie is remembered, by both critics and fans alike, as one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Essential

Essential

Dizzy Gillespie June 30, 2014

20 Tracks

After Hours

After Hours

Dizzy Gillespie April 29, 2014

8 Tracks

Roy and Diz

Roy and Diz

Dizzy Gillespie April 25, 2014

8 Tracks

In Person

In Person

Dizzy Gillespie March 26, 2014

18 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

8 Tracks

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