Dizzy Gillespie

1E65654C-E65F-4E88-B0B4-6498DA6CA27FOn this day in 1993, Dizzy Gillespie died in Englewood, NJ. During the 1940s and ‘50s, Gillespie regularly brought his style of jazz to Birmingham, visiting such venues as the Municipal Auditorium (now the Boutwell Memorial Auditorium) and the Masonic Temple.

 

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