Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie: Selected full-text books and articles

Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie By Alyn Shipton Oxford University Press, 1999
Keeping Time: Readings in Jazz History By Robert Walser Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 31 "The Cult of Bebop" by Dizzy Gillespie
Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940s By Ira Gitler Oxford University Press, 1987
Librarian's tip: Includes discussion of Dizzy Gillespie in multiple chapters
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What Is This Thing Called Jazz? African American Musicians as Artists, Critics, and Activists By Eric Porter University of California Press, 2002
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "'Dizzy Atmosphere': The Challenge of Bebop"
The History of Jazz By Ted Gioia Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Discussion of Dizzy Gillespie begins on p. 209
"Those White Guys Are Working for Me": Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, and the Cultural Politics of the Cold War during the Eisenhower Administration By Carletta, David M International Social Science Review, Vol. 82, No. 3-4, Fall-Winter 2007
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