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The Lasting Impact of Dizzy Gillespie

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The Lasting Impact of Dizzy Gillespie

The Lasting Impact of Dizzy Gillespie

The Lasting Impact of Dizzy Gillespie

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Dizzy Gillespie in a detail from the cover of the book. HarperCollins hide caption

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A jazz legend's influence on the genre is detailed in Donald Maggin's book Dizzy: The Life and Times of John Birks Gillespie. Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz included the flavor of Afro-Cuban rhythms and be-bop.