Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

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Top Songs

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Dizzy Atmosphere
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November Afternoon
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Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
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There Is No Greater Love
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I Found A Million Dollar Baby In A Five And Ten Cent Store [Alternate Take]

Albums

  • Dizzy Gillespie / First Recordings, Vol. 1

    Feb 2019 • 15 songs

  • Dizzy Gillespie / First Recordings, Vol. 2
  • Dizzy Gillespie in Brasil

    Jun 2015 • 6 songs

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  • Dizzy Gillespie

  • Biography

    Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge. One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time (some would say the best), 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' emergence in the 1970s that Dizzy's style was successfully recreated. Somehow, Gillespie could make any "wrong" note fit, and harmonically he was ahead of everyone in the 1940s, including Charlie Parker. Unlike Bird, Dizzy was an enthusiastic teacher who wrote down his musical innovations and was eager to ex...

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