Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Book - 2013
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Profiles the life and career of jazz trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie.
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, c2013.
ISBN: 9781612282725
Characteristics: 47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.


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John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born a century ago on October 21 in Cheraw, South Carolina. Let's celebrate the life and music of this talented jazz trumpeter and composer this Throwback Thursday. Dizzy Gillespie, known for his "swollen" trumpeter cheeks, got his start in the mid-1930s by working in prominent swing bands, including those of Benny Carter and Charlie Barnet. He later created … (more)

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