Dizzy Gillespie
Gillespie, John Birks "Dizzy"

Gillespie, John Birks "Dizzy"

October 21, 1917–January 6, 1993


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  • Title Gillespie, John Birks "Dizzy"
  • Coverage October 21, 1917–January 6, 1993
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  • Keywords Musician, Laurinburg Institute, popular Cab Calloway Orchestra, saxophonist Charlie Parker and pianist Thelonious Monk, first modern jazz style, called bebop (or bop), Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine, Coleman Hawkins, Duke Ellington, and John Kirby, Latin musical elements into modern jazz, sang a duet with President Jimmy Carter, National Medal of Arts, South Carolina Hall of Fame
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 22, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 4, 2022
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