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Frank, 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Gillespie syndrome.
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You've worked as a sideman with a lot of major stars in jazz like Dizzy Gillespie and Chick Corea.
Back then, Montreal regularly hosted performers such as Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie in hot spots like Chez Paree and Rockhead's Paradise.
She wrote for and arranged music for such legends as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, was a friend, mentor and teacher to Theolonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie.
Dizzy' chronicles a 1981 jazz concert in which trumpeter and bebop pioneer Dizzy Gillespie led an all-star aggregation, including Gerry Mulligan and Max Roach.
The front line consisted of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and saxophonist Charlie Parker, both widely regarded as the primary architects of the bebop sound, and the rhythm section was as illustrious as they come: pianist Bud Powell, bassist Charles Mingus, and drummer Max Roach.
1-5, 7, and 10, with the music of the Beatles replacing earlier sound tracks by Dizzy Gillespie and the Fugs) transferred to DVD and showing on a screen in the back room.
Pianist Leonid Vintskevitch, saxophonist Nikolai Vintskevitch and violinist David Goloshchokin have played with a host of American and European musicians - Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Dave Brubeck among others.
Boston Brass: Ya Gotta Try, with music by Clifford Brown, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, and others.
Comments and explanations from the musicians themselves--Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, and Howard McGhee, in particular--inform the analysis and constitute one of the strengths of the work.
Musicians like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie were writing new forms of music as they were going along.
But perhaps what's most telling about the success and stability of the Cecil is that plans are taking shape to re-open "Minton's Playhouse," the legendary jazz venue on the first floor of the Cecil that once featured stars such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, and Dr.