Dizzy Gillespie Quote

Africa hit me all at once in those little clubs in Spanish Harlem. Got right into my marrow. I found my musical heritage, my roots there. African slaves in America were not allowed to practice their own religions or to use the drum.. The Africa they wouldn't let us have in South Carolina I discovered for myself in East Harlem.


Interview (1990)

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Africa hit me all at once in those little clubs in Spanish Harlem. Got right into my marrow. I found my musical heritage, my roots there. African...

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Africa hit me all at once in those little clubs in Spanish Harlem. Got right into my marrow. I found my musical heritage, my roots there. African...

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Africa hit me all at once in those little clubs in Spanish Harlem. Got right into my marrow. I found my musical heritage, my roots there. African...

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Africa hit me all at once in those little clubs in Spanish Harlem. Got right into my marrow. I found my musical heritage, my roots there. African...