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Dizzy Gillespie (1917—1993) American jazz trumpet player and bandleader

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A new style of jazz developed in the 1940s, emphasizing more sophisticated harmonies and rhythms than earlier jazz. It was pioneered by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk. See jazz (3).

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