Dizzy Gillespie


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Noun1.Dizzy Gillespie - United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
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With which musical instrument was Dizzy Gillespie chiefly associated?
He participated in joint performances with Rasputin's Stash, and has performed with Jazz music icons such as Oliver Jones, and Dizzy Gillespie.
The entries include those such as Dizzy Gillespie, James Brown, Columbus Williams, Willie Walker, Fred Wesley, and James Jamerson, and provide information on their lives, where they lived in the state, and their careers, instruments, date and place of birth and death, compositions, recordings as leaders and band members, films, and awards.
BORN SYD Barrett, Pink Floyd singer, 1946 ROWAN Atkinson, UK comedian, 1955, above SANDY Denny, UK folk singer, 1947 DIED LANCE Percival, UK actor/ comedian, 2015, above HIROHITO, Japanese emperor, 1989 DIZZY Gillespie, US jazz trumpeter, 1993
Dion Dublin was always Dizzy because he looked like Dizzy Gillespie and Psycho for Stuart Pearce?
Other inductees include NBC News anchor Brian Williams, jazz great Dizzy Gillespie, chef Alice Waters, author Dorothy Parker, basketball great Patrick Ewing, The Shirelles and former Gov.
The university's Big Band showcases the talented students with music by Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Pat Metheny and Gordon Goodwin.
Other recipients of Berklee's honorary doctorate have included Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Steven Tyler, Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin and Quincy Jones.
Battle has also commissioned Another Night, by the always surprising Kyle Abraham, to music by jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.
The three-day festival is considered the world's biggest: it'fs counted Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Benny Goodman among past acts.
The music, featuring Latin rhythms plus the likes of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, is fabulous and the romance sweet.
Born in Philadelphia in 1943, Barron gained recognition when he took the piano chair in the 1960s Dizzy Gillespie quartet.