Dizzy Gillespie

Play Song
Pause Song

About the film

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Release Date: January 01, 1964

Year    :   1964
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   
Production Companies    :   
Director    :   Les Blank
Producers    :   
Writers    :   
RunTime    :   22 mins.

This is Les Blank’s earliest music film, focusing on the renown trumpet player, Dizzy Gillespie, who along with Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins and others sparked the change from traditional Jazz to “Bebop” in mid-1940s America. The film includes rare images of Gillespie playing on his famous bent horn and talking about his beginnings, as well as his theories about music.




Main Actors





Reviews

There are no reviews yet