Facts about Dizzy Gillespie

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Dizzy Gillespie was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between October 21, 1917 and January 6, 1993. He/she became 75 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by Dizzy, under the main topic Music.

Related authors: Cab Calloway

Famous quotes by Dizzy Gillespie (9)


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"They're not particular about whether you're playing a flatted fifth or a ruptured 129th as long as they can dance to it"
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"Men have died for this music. You can't get more serious than that"
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"It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play"
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"I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds"
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"I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is"
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"I'd like to play for you one of my compositions, my only composition"
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"I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds"
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"I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange"
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"How do I know why Miles walks off the stage? Why don't you ask him? And besides, maybe we'd all like to be like Miles, and just haven't got the guts"


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