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Jazz Musician of the Day: Dizzy Gillespie

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All About Jazz is celebrating Dizzy Gillespie's birthday today!

John Birks “Dizzy" Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. He was born 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"... Read more.

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