Dizzy Gillespie archive
Read For The Love Of James Moody: Five Tributes WBGO
Read Days With Dizzy: Arturo Sandoval On His Trumpet Mentor
May 12, 2012 – The Cuban trumpeter befriended Dizzy Gillespie when the American jazzman visited Havana in 1977.
Read A Concerned Dizzy Gillespie Explains All Of Human History
April 6, 2012 – The jazz legend scored a soundtrack and voiced the character Father Time for a short animated film.
Read The Many Moods Of James Moody WBGO
Read Dizzy Gillespie: Trumpet Pyrotechnician WESA
Read Mambo! Afro-Cuban Takes On Jazz Classics
Listen The First Five: One Man's Introduction To Jazz
Listen Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars, New York Voices In Concert WBGO
January 14, 2009 – The big band played a special Gillespie celebration with New York Voices to ring in 2009. WBGO
Read Ring In The New Year With Jazz WBGO
Listen Dizzy Gillespie On Piano Jazz
July 25, 2008 – Gillespie joined host Marian McPartland in 1985 to talk and play love Cuban music, one of his loves.
Read The Birth of Bossa Nova WBGO
Listen Guest DJ Ray Davies
Listen Reflecting on 50 Years of Monterey Jazz
Listen Charlie Parker: 'Bird Lives!' Part 1