The Dizzy GillespieTM All-Star Big Band, an indisputable who’s who among jazz musicians, was formed in the summer of 1998 to perform Dizzy Gillespie’s classic big band repertoire and continue the legacy left by the late master. The band includes many of Gillespie’s closest associates and collaborators such as Antonio Hart, Cyrus Chestnut, Lewis Nash, Freddie Hendrix, Steve Davis, Mark Gross, Frank Greene and John Lee, Dizzy’s longtime bassist.