Dizzy Gillespie, Interview With The Jazz Trumpeter

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.

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11 Interview with Dizzy Gillespie trumpeter

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