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Dizzy Gillespie In Cuba

Jazz history was irrevocably altered when Dizzy Gillespie helped form the burgeoning "bebop" movement in the 1940s. This film offers a glimpse of a trip to Cuba from the legendary trumpet player, where he provided entertainment for the audience at Havana's Fifth International Jazz Festival. Cuban music provided a great inspiration for Gillespie, so it was a fitting location in which to film the star. With a full band behind him, Gillespie performs a series of songs that draw on the traditions of Cuban music, while some intimate footage captures some priceless offstage moments with the talented musician.

Film Info

RUNTIME - 84 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1988

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - United States, Canada

LANGUAGE - English


ATTRIBUTES - Color, Full-Frame


Dizzy Gillespie


Allen Honigberg

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