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Gillespie, Dizzy

Line breaks: Dizzy Gil|les¦pie
Pronunciation: /gɪˈlɛspi
  • (1917–93), American jazz trumpet player and bandleader; born John Birks Gillespie. He was a virtuoso trumpet player and a leading exponent of the bebop style.

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