Dizzy Gillespie

John Birks Gillespie

  • American

American jazz legend - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1939/00/00 Dizzy Gillespie joins the Club Orchestra, led by Cab Calloway Work Palais Royal, Connie's Inn and Cotton Club site New York City
1947/09/29 Before a sold-out crowd, Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald bring bebop to Carnegie Hall for the first time. Performer Carnegie Hall New York City
1947/09/29 Charlie Parker joins Dizzy Gillespie for a reunion of their groundbreaking quintet. The frenetic energy of bebop was a radical departure from swing and sparked open hostility in some musical circles. Musician Carnegie Hall New York City
1952/11/14 Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Ahmad Jamal play two shows (8:15pm and 11:45pm) at Carnegie Hall. Performer Carnegie Hall New York City
1957/11/29 A midnight jazz concert features a legendary collaboration between pianist Thelonious Monk and tenor saxophonist John Coltrane and performances by Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Chet Baker and Sonny Rollins. Performer Carnegie Hall New York City
1964/04/23 Written and arranged by pianist Mal Waldron, Dizzy Gillespie and his quintet record "The Cool World" soundtrack, April 23-24, 1964. this is not the music heard on the film. Performer The Cool World
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