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Dizzy Gillespie

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