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Dizzie Gillespie
In honor of Black Music Month, College of Charleston's Avery Research Center is hosting a film festival this Sat. June 20.

Among other films A Night In Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba will be presented.  

This is a truly entertaining film showcasing jazz musician and pioneer Dizzy Gillespie during a trip to Cuba. Includes footage of Gillespie being warmly greeted by Fidel Castro, and presenting him with  To Be Or Not To Bop, a biography of Gillespie, penned by Charlestonian Al Fraser.


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