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Author: Dizzy Gillespie; Al Fraser
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.
To be, or not ... to BOP.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1979
(OCoLC)571414624
Named Person: Dizzy Gillespie; Dizzy Gillespie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dizzy Gillespie; Al Fraser
ISBN: 0385120524 9780385120524
OCLC Number: 5235037
Description: xix, 552 pages, [28] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chronology --
Preface --
Tan yo' hide --
School days --
Ice cream city --
Hard times --
Horns galore --
B-flat --
Laurinburg --
H.N.I.C. --
Becoming me --
Glory road --
Parlez-vous --
Lorraine --
Stompin' at the Savoy --
World's Fair --
The flatted fifth --
Klook-Mop --
Hot mallets (9-11-39) --
Diz the wiz --
Wholly matrimony --
Spitball --
Milton's playhouse --
LIttle John special --
Pickin' the cabbage --
Incubator --
No dancing --
The Onyx --
The Downbeat --
Hepsations '45 --
Three deuces --
California --
The Spotlite (the big band, 1946) --
Beboppers, the cult --
To heaven on a mule --
Cheeks --
Chano Pozo, Afro-Cuban --
HIgh seas --
Groovin' high --
Godfather --
Headache --
Playin' it cool --
Dee Gee Records --
Machinations --
Bendin' the horn --
Bird and Diz --
School for jazz --
Changes --
World statesman --
Samba --
Higher than Ike --
Ancestry --
Striving --
Diz for president --
The cruel world --
Gettin' religion --
Dizziness --
Evolutions --
Honors --
Selected discography --
Filmography --
Honors and awards --
Index.
Responsibility: Dizzy Gillespie, with Al Fraser.

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