Gil Fuller & Dizzy Gillespie
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Gil Fuller & Dizzy Gillespie

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A composer can be typecast based on one aspect of their work, just as surely as an actor can wind up getting offered nothing but villain roles. A good example is Gil Fuller, whose real name was Walter Fuller but should not be confused with the older jazz trumpeter and vocalist with the same name. Fuller was identified as a bebop man thanks to a wildly successful relationship with trumpeter, bandleader and sometimes vocalist Dizzy Gillespie that included trademark recordings, inc... Read more

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