Bandleader

Dizzy Gillespie

  • Oct 21, 1917 - Jan 06, 1993 (age 75)
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2007
The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
AlbumApr 27, 2007

The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953

The Great Blue Star …
The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953 is a compilation album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring performances recorded in 1952 and 1953 and originally released on the French Blue Star label. Many of the tracks were first released as 78 rpm records and re-released in the US as albums on the Atlantic and Fontana labels such as Dizzy at Home and Abroad and Dizzy Gillespie and His Operatic Strings Orchestra.
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2005
Portrait of Jenny
AlbumJan 1, 2005

Portrait of Jenny

Portrait of Jenny is an album by American jazz trumpeter …
Portrait of Jenny is an album by American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring performances recorded in 1970 and originally released on the Perception label.
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2004
The Winter in Lisbon
AlbumOct 5, 2004

The Winter in Lisbon

The Winter in Lisbon is a soundtrack album for the …
The Winter in Lisbon is a soundtrack album for the European film of the same name directed by José A. Zorrilla composed and performed by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1990 and released on the Milan label. The album represents the final studio recordings by the trumpet legend.
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1994
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award1994

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Jazz at Massey Hall".
1993
Dizzy Gillespie
Personal1993

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie passed away.
1991
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
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Award1991

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Won award for "Live at the Royal Festival Hall".
Grammy Award
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
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Nomination1991

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Nominated for "Live at the Royal Festival Hall".
Grammy Award
1990
Award1990

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
1988
Nomination1988

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
1981
Nomination1981

Best Latin Recording

Nominated for "Summertime Digital at Montreaux, 1980".
Grammy Award
1958
Jeanie Bryson
ChildMarch 1958

Jeanie Bryson

Jeanie Bryson (born March 10, 1958) is an American singer …
Jeanie Bryson (born March 10, 1958) is an American singer who sings a combination of jazz, pop, and Latin music. Her repertoire is based on jazz and pop standards from the Great American Songbook and Peggy Lee and Dinah Washington.
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1940
Lorraine Willis
MarriageMay 1940

Lorraine Willis

Married Lorraine Willis.
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