BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

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John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993)

Considered one of the greatest jazz trumpeters in history, many call Dizzy
Gillespie the Ambassador of Jazz. His first professional gig was in 1935 with
the Frank Fairfax Orchestra, followed by stints with the orchestras of Edgar
Hayes, Teddy Hill, and Cab Calloway,
 

      

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