Dizzy Gillespie - Bassano del Grappa, Italy

In September 1983 Dizzy came to Bassano to inaugurate one of the first Jazz schools in Italy and the only music school, worldwide, bearing legally his name. "La Scuola Popolare di Musica 'Dizzy Gillespie'" that opened the Veneto Region to high level Jazz. The school closed in 1996, three years after his passing away.

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