Dizzy Gillespie's Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle
A stylized mosaic celebrates the late jazz great, who would have been 93 on Thursday
Google’s gotten Dizzy.
On Thursday, the search engine is celebrating what would have been Dizzy Gillespie’s 93rd birthday with a stylized mosaic doodle of the late jazz great at Google.com.
The famed trumpeter, who died at age 75 in 1993, was also a bandleader, singer and composer. He helped pioneer bebop and Afro-Cuban jazz and was considered one of the great jazz players and teachers of all time.
– Tim Nudd