Diggin' Diz

2003 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Dizzy Gillespie, trumpeter, composer, vocalist, percussionist and pianist. Guy Barker profiles the performer. Featuring contributions from John Dankworth, Digby Fairweather and archive of the man himself.

Episodes

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0120030422
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0320030506

Tonight he looks at Gillespie's role in the development of Latin Jazz.

0420030513

Tonight he looks at the different sides of Gillespie's character.

0520030520

Featuring contributions from Max Roach, Digby Fairweather, Pete Long, percussionist Airto Moreira, and the man himself.

06 LASTThe Legacy And The Last Years20030527

The concluding part of Guy Barker's history of the trumpeter, composer, vocalist, percussionist and pianist.