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Dizzy Gillespie (1917–1993)

Soundtrack | Actor | Music Department

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. He was born in Cheraw, South Carolina, and was the youngest of nine children. He ... read full biography
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Oct 21, 1917 (died Jan 6, 1993)
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L.A. Noire (2011)
(Video Game) - Soundtrack ("Manteca") (as John Gillespie), Performer ("Manteca", "Oop Pop A Da") Soundtrack ("Manteca") (as John Gillespie), Performer ("Manteca", "Oop Pop A Da")   See fewer
$26MM
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008)
(Video Game) - Soundtrack ("Whisper Not (Big Band)") (uncredited) Soundtrack ("Whisper Not (Big Band)") (uncredited)   See fewer
$100MM
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