Dizzy Gillespie http://wrti.org en Last Call at the Downbeat: The Dizzy Gillespie Story http://wrti.org/post/last-call-downbeat-dizzy-gillespie-story <p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:22:57 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 7149 at http://wrti.org Last Call at the Downbeat: The Dizzy Gillespie Story Dizzy And The Trumpet Kings! http://wrti.org/post/dizzy-and-trumpet-kings <p>We&#39;re celebrating Dizzy Gillespie&#39;s birthday this Sunday evening, October 20 at 7 pm on Big Band Jazz. Tune in for Diz and several other big band jazz recordings&nbsp;with music popularized by trumpet kings like Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, and more. Sunday evening at 7 pm. Join us!</p><p>http://youtu.be/gEqVr3THoxw</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:07:22 +0000 Bob Craig 6576 at http://wrti.org Dizzy And The Trumpet Kings! A Celebration Of Dizzy Gillespie: Big Band Jazz, Oct. 21st, 7 pm http://wrti.org/post/celebration-dizzy-gillespie-big-band-jazz-oct-21st-7-pm <p>This Sunday marks the 95th anniversary of the birth of John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie. We'll take care of some "Diz Biz" from bebop and beyond...you'll hear some of Dizzy's bands and others paying tribute to this jazz giant who passed away in 1993 at 75 years young. <strong>Sunday, October 21, 7 to 8 pm.</strong></p> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 18:02:00 +0000 Bob Craig 4591 at http://wrti.org A Celebration Of Dizzy Gillespie: Big Band Jazz, Oct. 21st, 7 pm Big Band Jazz on July 1st: Big Bands At Newport http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-july-1st-big-bands-newport <p>Join WRTI&#39;s&nbsp;Bob Craig&nbsp;as&nbsp;he revisits some&nbsp;great moments&nbsp;at the Newport Jazz Festival from the &#39;50s and &#39;60s. You&#39;ll hear Stan Kenton, Quincy Jones, Dizzy Gillespie and&nbsp;others from well-known bands.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Sun, 01 Jul 2012 15:09:00 +0000 Bob Craig 4072 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz on July 1st: Big Bands At Newport