Dizzy Gillespie

Actor Dizzy Gillespie
  • Birth name:

    John Birks Gillespie

  • Date of Birth:

    6 January 1917 Cheraw, South Carolina, USA

Biography:

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. He was born in Cheraw, South Carolina, and was the youngest of nine children. He began playing piano at the age of four and received a music scholarship to the Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina. Most noted for his trademark "swollen cheeks", Gillespie admitted to copying the style of trumpeter Roy Eldridge early in his career. He replaced Eldridge in the 'Teddy Hill' Band a... more

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  • The Collection

    Season 1 Episode 1 10 February 2017

    The Deal

  • Legion

    Season 1 Episode 1 08 February 2017

    Chapter 1

  • A.P.B.

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 February 2017

    Hard Reset

  • Ride

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 February 2017

    Arrival

  • 24: Legacy

    Season 1 Episode 1 05 February 2017

    12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

  • Santa Clarita Diet

    Season 1 Episode 1 03 February 2017

    So Then a Bat or A Monkey

  • Powerless

    Season 1 Episode 1 02 February 2017

    Wayne or Lose

  • Madiba

    Season 1 Episode 1 01 February 2017

    Troublemaker

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