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Document Details


Title: John (Dizzy) Gillespie
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. School of Music. African American Music Collection
Collection: Nathaniel C. Standifer Video Archive of Oral History: Black American Musicians
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~afroammu/standifer/gillespie.html
Original Language: English
Speaker: Gillespie, John Birks (Dizzie), 1917-1993
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 21-Oct-1917
Speaker place of birth: Cheraw, SC; South Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Musician
Document location: Atlantic City, NJ
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Standifer, Jim
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American musicians; Blues (Music)--1931-1940; Blues musicians; Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.); Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029396-32592