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CAROLINA STORIES

Dizzy Gillespie - From the Be to the Bop

  • Aired: 03/22/2012
  • 01:57
  • Rating: TV-G
Noted as one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, South Carolina's own John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie has greatly contributed to the American blues and jazz genres. Part jazz concert, and part discussion of his genius, the unique story of Gillespie's music is told from both a historical and contemporary perspective, starting with a foundation deeply rooted in South Carolina.
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