Trumpeter, bandleader, and bebop pioneer
Dizzy Gillespie, New York City, c. 1947.
Courtesy of William P. Gottlieb.
Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
A quintessential example of bebop, this tune highlights the brilliant musical partnership between Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Few, if any, horn players have ever played together so well at such fast tempos.