Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie
1917 - 1993

Dizzy Gillespie  American Musician


John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer....

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First Name Dizzy
Last Name Gillespie
Full Name at Birth John Birks Gillespie
Alternative Name Dg
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st October, 1917
Birthplace Cheraw, South Carolina, USA
Died 6th January, 1993
Place of Death Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Cause of Death Pancreatic cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Bahai
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, Composer, Singer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Jazz, bebop, Afro-Cuban Jazz
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Bebop, Afro-Cuban jazz, bebop
Music Genre Jazz, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1935–1993, 1935–93
Music Style World Fusion, Bop, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Big Band, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
Music Mood Carefree, Elegant, Sophisticated, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Cheerful, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Joyous, Rousing, Playful, Boisterous, Passionate, Freewheeling, Complex, Fun, Energetic, Earnest, Stylish, Street-Smart
Instrument Trumpet, Composer, Leader, Vocals
Instrument (text) Trumpet, Piano, Vocals, piano, vocals
Record Label Pablo, RCA Victor, Savoy, Verve
Associated Acts Ray Brown, Cab Calloway, Roy Eldridge, J.J. Johnson, James Moody, Chico O'Farrill, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Chano Pozo, Max Roach, Mickey Roker, Sonny Rollins, Lalo Schifrin, Sonny Stitt, William Oscar Smith, John Coltrane
Official Websites www.dizzygillespie.com/, www.biography.com/people/dizzy-gillespie-9311417, www.nndb.com/people/677/000026599/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=3998
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Dizzy Gillespie75 LibraMusician
Lorraine Willis-
Dorian Leigh Parker91 TaurusModel
Billy Eckstine78 CancerVocalist
Stephen Novosel-Bassist


Tribeca1993 Watch Sargeant TV Show
El invierno en Lisboa1991 Bill Swann Movie
Amazonia1990 Short Film
The Cosmic Eye1986 Father Time Movie
The Cosby Show1984 Mr. Hampton TV Show
A Family Circus Easter1982 Easter Bunny TV Movie
Voyage to Next1974 Father Time Short Film
Jazz Is Our Religion1972 Movie
The Cool World1964 Movie
The Hat1964 Short Film
The Hole1962 Short Film
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hannahFeb 4, 2009

This is awsome DUDE!!!!!!!!!!

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