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Dizzy Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and gifted improviser, building on the virtuoso style of Roy Eldridge but adding layers of harmonic complexity previously unknown in jazz. Dizzy's beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, his scat singing, pouched cheeks and his light-hearted personality were essential in popularizing bebop. With his trumpet and its upturned, golden bell, goatee, black horn rim glasses and beret, Gillespie became a symbol of both jazz and a rebellious, independent spirit during the 1940's and 50's. His interest in Cuban and African music helped to introduce that music to a mainstream American audience. One of Dizzy's best friends and musical collaborators was tenor saxophonist James Moody. Mr. Moody, a jazz saxophonist and flutist, was celebrated for his virtuosity, his versatility and his onstage ebullience. In this video, Charlie Fishman, who was Dizzy's close friend and manager in his last decade, recalls the two men and their friendship.