Definition of Dizzy gillespie

1. Noun. United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993).

Exact synonyms: Gillespie, John Birks Gillespie
Generic synonyms: Cornetist, Trumpeter



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Literary usage of Dizzy gillespie

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1. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"FBB 8169 Les Blank's earliest music film focuses on dizzy gillespie, who, along with Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and others, sparked the change from ..."

2. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim, W. Dale Compton (1992)
"When I'm playing for Dizzy [Gillespie] I play one way, if I'm playing with Miles I play another way." The jazz drummer Shelley Manne gave an interviewer his ..."

3. Kickstart Initiative: Connecting America's Communities to the Information by Delano E. Lewis (1997)
"One of the Institute's guiding lights in Ferdi Serim, a Princeton, NJ, teacher and former drummer for dizzy gillespie. He reports of the Institute's ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Provence & the Cote D'Azur by Ferne Arfin (2005)
"Jazz continued to be an established part of the of the scene, with Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, dizzy gillespie and Fats Domino all performing at the ..."

5. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"Then dizzy gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding. Finally, there is the "hard bop" or "modern" jazz which I (and most jazz musicians) ..."

6. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"Chapter 5 Bologna, 7 May dizzy gillespie fibbed the room with blue flames, bike the flames of a Bunsen burner, hanging in mid-air, then down, ..."

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