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Seems Like You Just Dont Care - Dizzy Gillespie Big Band - Birks Works (Vinyl)

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  1. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (Cheraw (South Carolina), 21 October - Englewood (New Jersey), January 6, ) was a leading American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer. He began playing the trumpet at its thirteenth. Gillespie moved to Philadelphia in to with Teddy Hill to form a first ensemble there. In the early forties, he played with jazz greats Charlie Parker.
  2. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie's effect on jazz cannot be overstated: his trumpet playing influenced every player who came after him, his compositions have become part of the jazz canon, and his bands have included some of the most significant names in the business. He was also, along with Charlie Parker, one of the major leaders of the bebop movement.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Birks' Works on Discogs. Label: Verve Records - 23MJ • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Mono • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band, Bop. Dizzy Gillespie Big Band: Birks' Works 5/5(2).
  4. Start studying Dizzy Gillespie. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. At this age Dizzy replaced his jazz inspiration Roy Eldridge as the trumpeter in the Teddy Hills's Band. Dizzy was fired from the orchestra when accused of doing this, when it was actually Jonah Jones. Dizzy got so angry.
  5. Dizzy Gillespie. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (/ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, – January 6, ) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Update this biography» Complete biography of Dizzy Gillespie».
  6. Nov 04,  · Dizzy Gillespie's big band fused the intricacies of bebop with the high-powered riffing into a short lived but exciting outfit. This concert, recorded on 52nd Street in , is one of few occasions to hear the trumpeter's band live and in its prime.
  7. The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band was the most innovative jazz orchestra of , proof that bebop was not exclusively a small-group music. All of its recordings are well worth hearing and this particular set gives listeners a well-rounded picture of the orchestra at a concert before an enthusiastic crowd.
  8. The Man They Called Dizzy: Honouring The Jazz Pioneer Dizzy Gillespie. Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon and an.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Birks Works - The Verve Big-Band Sessions on Discogs/5(3).

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