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RECORDING: Backgrounder – Dizzy Gillespie – Gillespiana

In 1956, a year after Juan Perón’s regime was overthrown, Lalo Schifrin returned to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from Paris a professional jazz musician—much to his parents’ dismay. “They feared I wouldn’t be able to earn a living,” Lalo told me in 2012 at his home in Beverly Hills. When Dizzy Gillespie performed in Buenos Aires later that year, Mr…

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