Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

American jazz trumpeter and composer
Trumpet virtuoso and bop revolutionary whose desire to innovate helped invent and define the musical vocabulary for an entire genre.
BornOctober 21, 1917
HometownCheraw, South Carolina, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
SpouseLorraine Willis (m 1940 - 1993)
ChildrenJeanie Bryson
ParentsLottie Gillespie , James Gillespie
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Winter in Lisbon
Winter in Lisbon
1h 37min
1991
The Hole
The Hole
0h 15min
1962
Date With Dizzy
Date With Dizzy
0h 11min
1958
Jivin' in Bebop
Jivin' in Bebop
1h
1946
A Great Day in Harlem
A Great Day in Harlem
1h
1994
A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba
A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba
1h 24min
1988
The Cosmic Eye
The Cosmic Eye
1h 11min
1986
The Hat
The Hat
0h 19min
1964
Stage Entrance
Stage Entrance
0h 15min
1951

Albums

Winter in Lisbon
Winter in Lisbon
1990
Max + Dizzy, Paris 1989
Max + Dizzy, Paris 1989
1989
Dizzy Gillespie Meets the Phil Woods Quintet
Dizzy Gillespie Meets the Phil Woods Quintet
1986
Giant
Giant
1973
Real Thing
Real Thing
1971
Soul and Salvation
Soul and Salvation
1969
Melody Lingers On
Melody Lingers On
1966
With Gil Fuller and the Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra
With Gil Fuller and the Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra
1965
Jambo Caribe
Jambo Caribe
1965
Dizzy Goes Hollywood
Dizzy Goes Hollywood
1964
New Wave!
New Wave!
1963
Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
1960
Performance
Performance
2010
When Be-Bop Was King
When Be-Bop Was King
2009
Very Best of Jazz
Very Best of Jazz
2008
It Don't Mean a Thing [ZYX]
It Don't Mean a Thing [ZYX]
2008
Salt Peanuts (Happy Bird)
Salt Peanuts (Happy Bird)
2006
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 9
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 9
2006
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 8
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 8
2006
Jazz Icons: Live in '58 & '70
Jazz Icons: Live in '58 & '70
2006
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 10
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 10
2006
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 2
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 2
2006
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 7
Salt Peanuts, Vol. 7
2006

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