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Directed by John Holland
Featurng Dizzy Gillespie, Allen Honigberg, Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Jazz history was irrevocably altered when Dizzy Gillespie helped form the burgeoning "be=bop" 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.
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Featured characters: Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval
Director: John Holland
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, DVD, NTSC
Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: New Video Group
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005
Run Time: 84 minutes
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