Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993

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Dizzy Gillespie (born John Birks Gillespie, October 21, 1917, Cheraw, South Carolina - January 6, 1993 Englewood, New Jersey) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer. He joined his first professional band in 1935. In the 1940s Gillespie became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz.
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referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Sound Recordings Relating to Willis Conover's quot;History of Jazzquot; Program
referencedIn Whitney Balliett papers, 1941-2006 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. The man I love [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Dexter Gordon Collection, circa 1940-1996, (bulk 1960-1988) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Sawyer, Will. Performance hour [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Dizzy Gillespie, On-Lok, The Boy Who Could Fly, Colorado United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Twelfth street rag / Dizzy Gillespie, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a ; Cozy Cole, batt. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Ool-ya-koo [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. The champ / Dizzy Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Alley, Eddie,. Gentleman of rhythm : an oral history : transcript, 2004 / Eddie Alley ; interviewer, Alex Walsh ; editors, Jeff Friedman and Basya Petnick. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Guachi guaro : (soul sauce) ; Soul sauce : (wachi wara) : lead sheets : unpublished copyright deposits, 1965 / Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo. Library of Congress
creatorOf Schifrin, Lalo. Dizzy Gillespie's fireworks / arr. & adapted by Lalo Schifrin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jazz - 1960 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Blue moon [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzy Gillespie quartet, groupe instr. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. East of the sun [Multimédia multisupport] / Sarah Vaughan, chant... [et al.] ; Dizzy Gillespie, trp, Aaron Sachs, clar, Geo ; rgie Aud, saxo t... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Jumping with "symphony sid" / Dizzy Gillespie, p. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Collection on Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1987-2000 University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
referencedIn Quito: "Lo Que Ud. Debo Saber Jazz y Dizzy Gillespie," (What you have to know about Dizzy Gillespie) United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Color photographs of Various Subjects used in the Overseas Programs of the U.S. Information Agency, ca. 1948 - ca. 1977 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Night and day [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Stay on it [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Jazz USA (No. 5): - 1960: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, 1960 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Bolton, Robert, 1937-1988. Robert Bolton collection, 1955-1980 (bulk 1963-1969). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. When it's sleepy time down south [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzy Gillespie quartet, groupe instr. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Pennies from heaven [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. The man I love [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Moore, Pee-Wee, 1928-. Pee Wee Moore papers, 1945-2009. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Edward Beach Collection, 1940-1975, (bulk 1950-1975) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Bobby Davis Photograph Collection PH 065., 1980-1983 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Gloria de Herrera papers, 1936-1996, 1947-1985 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Balliett, Whitney. Whitney Balliett papers, 1941-2006. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Manne, Shelly. Shelly Manne collection, 1940-1980 Library of Congress
referencedIn Jazz USA (No. 17): - 1960: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, 1960 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. The champ [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzy Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Dior, Rick. Jazz quartet [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Ool-ya-koo [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Gillespie, Dizzy United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn James E. Hinton Collection, 1968-1992 : Finding Aid Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf McRae, Carmen, 1922-1994. The end of a beautiful frienship [Multimédia multisupport] / Carmen McRae, chant ; Dizzy Gillespie, trompette. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Good bait [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn NEW YORK NEW YORK #298: MIKE LONGO, JOHN MAXTONE GRAHM, REX REED, DIZZY GILLESPIE - JAZZZ MUSICIAN United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Program Files, 1954 - 1958 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs Assembled for "Topic" Magazine Coverage of Political, Economic, and Cultural Life in the United States and Africa, 1965 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Jumping with "symphony sid" [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzy Gillespie, p. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Stay on it [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Cool breeze [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. My old flame [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Jazz USA (No. 15): - 1960: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, 1960 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Charles Pierce papers, 1954-1998 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Jacobs, Phoebe,. Phoebe Jacobs Jazz collection, 1951-2002. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Groovin' high [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Fields, Mamie Garvin, 1888-. Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers, 1894-1987 (bulk 1945-1985). College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Dizzie Gillespie on Concert, Dec., 2, 1978 - program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Phoebe Jacobs Jazz collection, 1951-2002 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Brother K / music, Dizzy Gillespie ; lyric, Mel Dancy. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977. Gertrude Abercrombie papers, 1888-1986. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Cool breeze [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Dizzy Gillespie -1988 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Photographs taken 11/15/1977
referencedIn Neat Stuff Collectables. Jazz Playbill Collection, 1923-1952. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
creatorOf McRae, Carmen, 1922-1994. The end of a beautiful frienship / Carmen McRae, chant ; Dizzy Gillespie, trompette. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording], University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Twelfth street rag [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzy Gillespie, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a ; Cozy Cole, batt. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Sound Recordings of "Music USA" Jazz Program, 1959 - 1996 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Dizzy Gillespie -1988 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Jazz USA (No. 24): - 1960: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, 1960 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Grover Sales Collection, 1940-2004 Archive of Recorded Sound
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Pennies from heaven [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990. Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996 (bulk 1960-1988). Library of Congress
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. I can't get started [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Beach, Ed. Edward Beach collection, 1940-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn TV SATELLITE FILE NO. 337 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Evans, Mark, 1947-. Mark Evans papers, 1976-1982. American Primers
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Lover man [Multimédia multisupport] / Sarah Vaughan, chant... [et al.] ; Dizzy Gillespie, trp, Charlie Parker, saxo a Al Haig, p... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE - AN EVENING OF JAZZ United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Duke Ellington recordings collection Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Blue moon [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Blue and sentimental [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Blue moon [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. Night and day [Multimédia multisupport] / Dizzie Gillespie, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
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associatedWith Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977. person
associatedWith Alley, Eddie, person
associatedWith Balliett, Whitney. person
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Bolton, Robert, 1937-1988. person
associatedWith Brown, Ray, 1926-2002 person
associatedWith Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994 person
associatedWith Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Dancy, Mel. person
associatedWith Davis, Bobby person
associatedWith De Herrera, Gloria person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
associatedWith Dorsey, Jimmy, 1904-1957 person
associatedWith Eckstine, Billy person
associatedWith Evans, Mark, 1947- person
associatedWith Fields, Mamie Garvin, 1888- person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996 person
associatedWith Frederick and Rose Plaut person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
correspondedWith Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990. person
associatedWith Hayes, Edgar, 1904-1979 person
associatedWith Herman, Woody, 1913-1987 person
associatedWith Hines, Earl, 1903-1983 person
associatedWith Jackson, Milt person
associatedWith Jacobs, Phoebe, person
associatedWith Jacobs, Phoebe, collector. person
associatedWith Johnson, J.J., 1924-2001 person
associatedWith King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 person
associatedWith Lateef, Yusef person
associatedWith Manne, Shelly. person
associatedWith Moody, James, 1925-2010 person
associatedWith Moore, Pee-Wee, 1928- person
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 person
associatedWith Pierce, Charles, 1926-1999 person
associatedWith Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Pozo, Chano person
associatedWith Sales, Grover, Mr. person
associatedWith Schifrin, Lalo. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith University of Idaho. Library. Special Collections Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Webb, Chick person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cheraw SC US
Englewood NJ US
United States 00 US
Subject
Jazz
Jazz--1961-1970--Lead sheets
Popular music
Occupation
Trumpet players
Singers
Jazz musicians
Composers
Function

Person

Birth 1917-10-21

Death 1993-01-06

Americans

English

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