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Dizzie Gillespie

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is remembered as a gentle man, innovative musician and jazz ambassador, giving people all over the world pleasure in his performances and leaving them with a good feeling about America.

In the early 40's Gillespie and Charlie Parker developed bebop, the basis of modern jazz. He was a inspiring trumpet virtuoso and mentor to younger musicians.

Stephen has arranged his version of A Night in Tunisia a jazz standard written by Gillespie in 1942. It became a signature piece for Gillespie's bebop band. It has been covered by the best jazz players such as Bud Powell, Stan Getz, Maynard Ferguson, Miles Davis, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and Sonny Rollins.

Night in Tunsia


  • Persona Music Recordings: Our Music Catalogue includes recorded performances under the titles Persona Digital, P2500 Band, Em4U, and the Persona Classical Consort. Music online is offered to illustrate music history, advance music education and appreciation. The recordings presented online demonstrate Persona Studio's arranging, recording and mastering techniques. All the recordings are arrangements and performances completed in house by Stephen Gislason. The music selections and their history are explained in the book, Sound of Music.

    Topics presented at Persona Digital Studio are from the The Sound of Music by Stephen Gislason
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