Dizzy Gillespie Bio, Photos and Updates
Bio: John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Allmusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge.
Born: October 21, 1917 in South Carolina, USA
Died: January 06, 1993 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Posted In: United States Composers