Dizzy Gillespie was born October 21, 1917 as John Birks Gillespie. Known for his puffed cheeks and bent trumpet, the jazz innovator created "bebop" and is considered by many the best jazz trumpeter of all time.
Dizzy Gillespie, Interview With The Jazz Trumpeter
11 Interview with Dizzy Gillespie trumpeter
Written by Curiosity Staff October 20, 2014
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