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Dizzy Gillespie: in from the storm

Max Jones, Melody Maker, 4 December 1965

DIZZY GILLESPIE was in benevolent mood when he met the press at his Mayfair hotel. Smiling amiably between mouthfuls of Worthington, he gave the impression of a man who had weathered the storm; a onetime enfant terrible who had turned inevitably into an elder statesman.

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