Dizzy Gillespie

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Subject:
Music
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Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy's Early Life

Dizzy's Later Life

How he Affected Music History

DizzyGillespie

* Born on October 21, 1917*Real name John Birks*Nicknamed because of his zany on-stage antica*Youngest of nine childeren*Father was musician and leader*1930 tried playing trombone but arms to short*1937 dropped out of school for work as musician

*Died on January 6, 1993*Composed ''Manteca'',''A Night in Tunisia'', and ''Grouchi Gauro''*Influenced many people on all instuments*Eager to teach music to next generaterion

*Created many of his own bands *Made signature style ''bebop''*Considered one of most influential figures of jazz and bebop*Created first successful afro-Cuban music*Created new trumpet style*Taught and influenced many other musicians*Enthusiastic teacher and writen music down


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