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Albums:

Be-Bop - Now Is Forever (Live)

Night In Tunisia

Top Jazz

The Double Six Of Paris

Flying High!
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Biography:
John Birks Gillespie was born on October 21, 1917 in Cheraw, South Carolina and was a jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and singer. Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and prominent figure in the jazz world of music. Gillespie popularized bebop music with his distinctive style of playing, his beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, and his scat singing. ... Continue Bio >>

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Ringtones:
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A Great Day in Harlem

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A Night in Havana
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Charlie Parker Thelonious Monk Dexter Gordon Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra Coleman Hawkins Horace Silver Charles Mingus Wayne Shorter Lee Morgan Wes Montgomery
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