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Dizzy Gillespie Died Today…

6 January 2011 1:22 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Today in history, January 6th, 1993, legendary Jazz trumpeter John Birks “Dizzy“ Gillespie died at age 75. You’ll find his music on the soundtracks of several films and TV shows.

Here’s he is, along with his band, joined by Arturo Sandoval on trumpet and Gonzalo Rubalcaba on piano, in a trailer for the 1998 musical documentary, A Night In Havana: Dizzy Gillespie In Cuba, which is currently available on DVD.


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