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(1917-1993) Born in Cheraw, SC, African American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer and composer
- Dizzy Gillespie
Jazz trumpeter and major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz (born in Cheraw, SC)
- Listen to Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, "Salt Peanuts" (Windows Media Player format)
- John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie
- South Carolina Hall of Fame
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