Dizzy Gillespie

Born: October 21, 1917
Cheraw, SC, USA
Died: January 6, 1993

Instruments Played / Skills:
Songwriter Trumpet Vocals

Conventional Jazz Salsa Bebop

Dizzy Gillespie Has Worked With:
Art Blakey Cab Calloway John Coltrane Kenny Dorham Paquito D'Rivera Stan Getz Ella Fitzgerald Benny Carter Duke Ellington Bobby Hackett Coleman Hawkins Earl Hines Big Joe Turner Billy Eckstine

Dizzy Gillespie Was Influenced By:
Roy Eldridge

Artists That Were Influenced By Dizzy Gillespie:
Burt Bacharach Miles Davis Harry Edison Sarah Vaughan
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