Dizzy Gillespie honored with birthday mosaic Google doodle
Today's Google Doodle pays tribute to American trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie on his 93rd birthday.
The popular search engine paid tribute to Dizzy Gillespie with a colorful Google doodle mosaic. Today would have been his 93rd birthday.
Mr. Gillespie started playing piano at the age of 4. By age 12, he taught himself how to play the trombone and trumpet.
Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, started the bebop era, which was one of the first modern jazz styles.
Gillespie's songs, such as "A Night In Tunisia," written in 1942, have influenced popular music today.
Let us know in the comments below and enjoy this video clip of Dizzy Gillespie on 'The Muppet Show.'