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It Dont Mean A Thing - Dizzy Gillespie - South Carolina, 1917 - New Jersey, 1993 (SACD, Album)

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  1. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from until his death over a career spanning more than six decades.. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mids onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in.
  2. Nov 28,  · Dizzy Gillespie PROVIDED PHOTO John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was one of them. The South Carolina native was born Oct. 21, in Cheraw, the youngest of nine children.
  3. Dizzy Gillespie / Stan Getz Diz And Getz Hard Bop / Jazz Lp Repressed on Heavyweight Vinyl - Sealed - ive Recorded December 9, in Los Angeles and May 25, in New York. Gillespie was at the peak of his powers throughout the s and still the pacesetter among trumpeters. This double LP matches him with Stan Getz, the Oscar Peterson Trio, and drummer Max Roach for its first half.
  4. Apr 03,  · From Gillespie, bebop’s peerless trumpet ambassador, he also learned a few things about the art of engaging an audience, even (or especially) when presenting them with a challenge.
  5. Jun 19,  · Jazz King Dizzy Gillespie is Cheraw’s most famous son. This founder of modern jazz was an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn, bulging cheeks and sense of humor. Born in Cheraw, South Carolina on Oct. 21, , he was the ninth and last child of James and Lottie Gillespie. His given name was John Birks Gillespie.
  6. The problem, first stated by an English playwright of some note, was rephrased and repunctuated by John Birks Gillespie in and used as the title of a free-swinging memoir. To Be or Not to Bop: hip, funny, silly, fractured, rhythmic -- each word is like a snap of the fingers -- pointed, pertinent, dizzy. Very Dizzy.
  7. Born: October 21, , Cheraw, South Carolina Died: January 6, , Englewood, New Jersey Dizzy Gillespie was born John Birks Gillespie in He was one of the most influential jazz artists of all time, although he was infamous for many things, such as his bent bell horn and how he puffed his cheeks so far out it almost looked impossible.
  8. Dizzy Gillespie. tr, US, Cheraw, South Carolina Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz A.k.a. John Birks Gillespie B. Bopstein Gabriel (42) Hoyt Hughes (2) John Kildare. American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer dubbed "the sound of surprise".

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