Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-1993
Most widely held works about Dizzy Gillespie
Most widely held works by Dizzy Gillespie
To be, or not ... to BOP : memoirs by Dizzy Gillespie ( Book )
20 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and Finnish and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
Music from the HBO film Boycott ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
King (Darwin Hobbs and Karen Clark-Sheard) -- Gotta serve somebody (Beverly Crawford and The Potter's House Mass Choir) -- Walkin' my baby back home (Nat King Cole) -- Swing low, sweet cadillac (Dizzy Gillespie) -- Revolution (Kirk Franklin) -- Rain (Montrel Darrett) -- Smokey Jack (Smokey Jack Blues Band) -- Blind man (Darwin Hobbs and Molly Johnson) -- What a time (The Tri-City Singers featuring Arnetta Murrill-Crooms) -- Issues (Montrel Darrett) -- Ella's song (Sweet Honey in the Rock, Aaron Neville and Lamar Campbell and Spirit of Praise) -- Jesus children of America (BeBe Winans, Stevie Wonder, Marvin L. Winans) -- BONUS: United we stand (Brent Jones and the T.P. Mobb with the Katinas).
Bird and Diz by Charlie Parker ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Bebop ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Bird the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Dizzy Gillespie live in '58 & '70 by Dizzy Gillespie ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Two concerts, filmed in Belgium in 1958 and Denmark in 1970, feature one of the founding fathers of bebop.
The complete RCA Victor recordings by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
11 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 libraries worldwide
To be, or not-- to bop by Dizzy Gillespie ( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
You don't have to know John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie's songs to feel his influence. The self-taught trumpet player rose from a poor but musically driven upbringing to become a jazz mastermind, founding the bebop movement and giving rise to Afro-Cuban music. This extensive biography is intertwined with reflections from famous Gillespie associates Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, and many others. They provide numerous perspectives of Gillespie's early start on the road to fame and the spirited times that would follow. In To Be, or Not.
The Quintet jazz at Massey Hall ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Roots of rhythm ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3).
Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945 by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Nicky's jazz for kids ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
A Parents' Choice Silver Honor winner, this CD provides children with a fun and engaging introduction to jazz. Featuring specially selected original recordings by celebrated jazz masters Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Cab Calloway, Nat King C.
Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Dizzy Gillespie by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
59 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, Dizzy Gillespie dazzled the world with his talent as one of the pioneers of be-bop and Latin jazz, but with his puffed-out cheeks, bent trumpet and quick wit, he also was a great showman. Here he demonstrates his dazzling style as he bops, scats, croons and dances his way through a collection of his music...[from catalog]"
Dizzy Gillespie Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Sonny side up ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Sonny Rollins Ken Burns jazz by Sonny Rollins ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A night in Havana Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Presents a celebration of the life and work of jazz pioneer Dizzy Gillespie. Captures notable musical moments from his trip to Cuba, as well as quiet reflections on the importance of Afro-Cuban music to his art and sense of self. Includes performances of Blues, Con alma, Gee baby, Manteca, A night in Tunisia, and Swing low, sweet Cadillac.
The Charlie Parker story by Charlie Parker ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Dizzy Gillespie at Newport by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Africa African American musicians African Americans Armstrong, Louis,--1901-1971 Big band music Biographical films Biography Blues (Music) Bop (Music) Brubeck, Dave Cole, Nat King,--1919-1965 Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cuba Dance orchestra music Davis, Miles Discography Documentary films Documentary television programs Ellington, Duke,--1899-1974 Gillespie, Dizzy,--1917-1993 Hinton, Milt History Holiday, Billie,--1915-1959 Hubbard, Freddie Interviews James, Harry,--1916-1983 Jazz Jazz musicians Jazz vocals Juvenile works Latin jazz Live sound recordings Motion picture music Music Musical films Music--Instruction and study New York (State)--New York Parker, Charlie,--1920-1955 Piano music (Jazz) Popular music Race relations Saxophone music (Jazz) Saxophone with jazz ensemble Sound recordings Terry, Clark Travel Trumpet music (Jazz) Trumpet players Trumpet with jazz ensemble United States
Berks, John, 1917-1993
Birks, John, 1917-1993
Birks, John G. 1917-1993
Gillespie, Dizzie 1917-1993
Gillespie, John B. 1917-1993
Gillespie, John Birks.
Gillespie, John Birks, 1917-1993
Gillespie, John Birks Dizzy 1917-1993
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