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Charlie Parker + Dizzy Gillespie -two men you could spend an eternity listening to!

Dizzy Gillespie: In the 1950s, together with Charlie Parker became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz. He taught and influenced many other musicians including some musicians/trumpeters as: Miles Davis, Jon Faddis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Arturo Ssndoval, Lee Morgan, Chuck Mangione and balladeer Johnny Hartman.

Dizzy Gillespie (shown) & Charlie Parker became major figures in the development of bebop & modern jazz during the

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Dizzy Gillespie with his bent trumpet, performing in 1988

Statue of Dizzy Gillespie in his hometown Cheraw, South Carolina

Dizzy Gillespie: Born John Birks Gillespie, on October 1917 - January

Dizzy Gillespie 1917-1993

life: John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie would have celebrated his birthday on October Today we present rare and classic LIFE photos of jazz great Dizzy Gillespie capture the spirit of American bebop in the late

Dizzy Gillespie, photo uncredited

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Allmusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge.

Young Dizzy Gillespie ~ Jazz favorites of Tommy and Beth ~ The Final Piece by Maggi Myers

I met him once when I was litlle. A group had lunch with him. He blew his cheeks out at me and my sister. I thought it was kinda weird, I had only a vague idea of who he was.

Dizzy Gillespie | Dizzy Gillespie and band - picture taken i… | Flickr

Dizzy Gillespie | Dizzy Gillespie and band - picture taken i… | Flickr