John  Birks “Dizzy”     Gillespie
What has he done?-   Contributed 2 sub genre’s of music to the    American culture.          “BEBOP”          &       “Lat...
Who has he played     with?
Cab Calloway
Duke Ellingtons Big Band
Ella Fitzgerald
Biggest Influences
Jon Faddis – Here’s That Rainy              DayArturo Sandoval – Bottom of my             heart http://www.youtube.com/wa...
The “Jazz Ambassador”
Songs to check outClassic Bebop by Dizzy, and Charlie ParkerLeap Frog, Mohawk, My Melancholy Baby, and  BloomdidoAfro Cuba...
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  • Born 1917- Cheraw SCStarted on trombone before moving to trumpet
  • -Bebop-Latin Jazz
  • Arturo – was Dizzy’s driver when he went to Cuba to performFaddis -- able to perform and imitate dizzy’s playing than anyone
  • Died 1993Thru his music, style, and stage he’s contributed a whole lot to the jazz artform. ALSO the musicians he’s took under his wing, his legacy lives on.
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    1. 1. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie
    2. 2. What has he done?- Contributed 2 sub genre’s of music to the American culture. “BEBOP” & “Latin Jazz”
    3. 3. Who has he played with?
    4. 4. Cab Calloway
    5. 5. Duke Ellingtons Big Band
    6. 6. Ella Fitzgerald
    7. 7. Biggest Influences
    8. 8. Jon Faddis – Here’s That Rainy DayArturo Sandoval – Bottom of my heart http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- hv7bC21nZs&feature=BFa&list=FLH1yn7PeRygiq6Mjxkj 3yxA&lf=mh_lolz http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aSUfJ8S4_Y&fea ture=autoplay&list=FLH1yn7PeRygiq6Mjxkj3yxA&lf=mh _lolz&playnext=1
    9. 9. The “Jazz Ambassador”
    10. 10. Songs to check outClassic Bebop by Dizzy, and Charlie ParkerLeap Frog, Mohawk, My Melancholy Baby, and BloomdidoAfro Cuban/ Latin JazzNight in Tunisia, Cubano Be Cubano Bop

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