Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2 - Jazz Legend | Profile

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Dizzy Gillespie was awarded the coveted Handel Medal, which is New York City’s most prestigious arts award. Gillespie is also part of the Newport Jazz Festival Program, and introduced friends and relatives from Cheraw in the famed Carnegie Hall.   Dizzy Gillespie recalls memories of his old neighborhood, and long gone home, on Huger Street.

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