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Dizzy Gillespie

The Bebop Years 1937-1952 (Ken Vail"s Jazz Itineraries 1)

by Ken Vail

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830),
  • Jazz,
  • Music,
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Gillespie, Dizzy,,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - Jazz,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music / Jazz,
  • Biography,
  • 1917-,
  • 1917-1993,
  • Jazz musicians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7996877M
    ISBN 100810848805
    ISBN 109780810848801

    Jan 05,  · Dizzy Gillespie: 'Roy and Diz' August 1, • Dizzy Gillespie once said that he heard Roy Eldridge playing trumpet and uttered, "That's the job I want." Later, the two musicians were bitter. Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge. One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time (some would say the best), Gillespie was such a complex player that his contemporaries ended up copying Miles Davis and Fats Navarro instead, and it was not until Jon Faddis' emergence in .

    Explore releases from Dizzy Gillespie at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Dizzy Gillespie at the Discogs Marketplace. ‎A must for every trumpet player, this songbook features 20 newly transcribed solos from this jazz giant's long and varied career, from swing to bebop to Latin. Includes: Anthropology * Blues 'N Boogie * Con Alma * Dizzy Atmosphere * Dizzy Meets Sonny * I Can't Get Started with You * It Don't Mean a.

    Jeanie didn’t understand it. After all, Dizzy was her father. Why couldn’t she tell her story? Bryson, who is now working on a book about her memories with her father, spoke about growing up 50 percent Gillespie, her father’s impact on her career, and what it felt like to keep such a life-long poldasulteng.com: Lizzy Francis. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (), a founder of modern jazz, was born in a house on this site. He lived here until when his family moved to Philadelphia. An innovative trumpeter and bandleader, he was known for his bent horn, bulging cheeks, humor, and showmanship. With compositions such as “Groovin’ High,” “Salt Peanuts,” and .


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Jul 12,  · An Author's Note concludes the book by providing biographical and musical notes about the man called Dizzy Gillespie, followed by two chocolate pages.

The back cover displays one word--Bebop designed against all the loveliest colors of the book. This book is an introduction to one of the great jazz musicians/5(11).

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All. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (/ ɡ ɪ ˈ l ɛ s p i /; October 21, – January 6, ) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer. Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser, building on the virtuoso style of Roy Eldridge but adding layers of harmonic and rhythmic complexity.

Jan 02,  · Dizzy Gillespie, byname of John Birks Gillespie, (born October 21,Cheraw, South Carolina, U.S.—died January 6,Englewood, New Jersey), American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who was one of the seminal figures of the bebop movement.

Gillespie’s father was a bricklayer and amateur bandleader who introduced his son to the basics of several instruments. Oct 21,  · Dizzy Gillespie was one of the most influential and well-known jazz musicians of all-time.

John Birks Gillespie, who passed away 25 years ago this month, he Author: Joseph Stromberg. Mar 21,  · Dizzy | Children's Book Review SomdahSaysSo.

Loading Unsubscribe from SomdahSaysSo. Dizzy Gillespie with the Muppets - Duration:. Dizzy Gillespie has 16 books on Goodreads with ratings. Dizzy Gillespie’s most popular book is to Be or not to Bop: Memoirs- Dizzy Gillespie. Remembering the truly unique Slim Gaillard, who was born on 4 January The singer and songwiter, known as McVouty, played piano, guitar, vibraphone, and tenor saxophone.

He also recorded with Dizzy Gillespie and the pair are seen in the photograph below. He was honoured in with a Followers: K. Dizzy Gillespie. 1, likes · 1 talking about this. *Official fan page updated by representatives of the estate of Dizzy Gillespie* poldasulteng.comlowers: K. to Be or not to Bop book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gift notes to flyleaf and very light shelfwear to jacket, tight /5. "The opening of the Onyx Club represented the birth of the bebop era," Gillespie recalled in his book, To Be or Not to Bop. Also in Gillespie received the New Star Award from Esquire magazine, the first of many awards he would receive in his career.

Describing the new style his quintet played, Gillespie wrote, "We'd take the chord. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Dizzy Gillespie books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Dizzy Gillespie (). “To Be, Or Not-- to Bop”, p, U of Minnesota Press 31 Copy quote. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for your magnificent indifference. Dizzy Gillespie.

Gentleman, Jazz, Indifference. 36 Copy quote. The idea of life is to give and receive. Susan Engle’s new book – John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie: A Man, a Trumpet, and a Journey to Bebop – marks the second in Bellwood Press’ Change Maker series, about the people who altered America.

But how can a musician change an entire culture. At poldasulteng.com, we wanted to know more, so we asked Ms. Engle to tell us about her new book, which Bellwood will release today.

Dizzy (Book): Winter, Jonah: This is the story of Dizzy Gillespie, a real cool cat who must have been born with a horn in his hands, judging from the way he played the trumpet.

Jazz was his ticket on a train to better days, and he left his hard life in a small town for New York City and the hottest band around. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was a jazz musician who pioneered a new style of jazz music, known as bebop, in the s.

This book, written for junior youth, chronicles Dizzy’s life, beginning with his childhood in South Carolina, his move to New York City, and his eventual travels around the world. Dizzy Gillespie. $; $; Publisher Description. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians.

With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and audio, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune. Dizzy Gillespie Yes. Studs Terkel That's right. Dizzy Gillespie Yes.

Studs Terkel Well, since you've mentioned European contributors, one of your trips abroad and I know there, the trouble with some of the papers back in those days, they would just hit what they would think are the colorful aspects and the non-important aspects.

Dizzy Gillespie. Preview this book» What people are To Be Or Not to Bop: Memoirs Dizzy Gillespie Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. ain’t arrangement asked bass bebop Benny Carter Best Trumpet big band Billy Eckstine Bird blues Cab Calloway called cats Chano Pozo Charlie Parker Cheraw chords Club concert dance didn’t Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Reviews: 1.

Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie Author: Alyn Shipton Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, Review by: Brad Pokorny Over the last century and a half, jazz has evolved from the folk songs of Africans living enslaved in America to a major world musical form, played and appreciated in nearly every nation on the planet.

British jazz critic Alyn Shipton has penned the exhaustively-researched Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie, the first full biography of the trumpeter since his death in Without diminishing his subject, Shipton strives to separate fact from fiction, unlike earlier Price: $British jazz critic Alyn Shipton has penned the exhaustively-researched Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie, the first full biography of the trumpeter since his death in Without diminishing his subject, Shipton strives to separate fact from fiction, unlike earlier Brand: Oxford University Press.They provide numerous perspectives of Gillespie’s early start on the road to fame and the spirited times that would follow.

To Be, or Not to Bop is a unique account that serves as both a rollicking history lesson in American music and culture and a towering play-by-play of a life not to be forgotten.