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So Angry About the Way Things Are as to be Dizzy
"...are outraged. I could go on but I'm getting dizzy. I have a bad attitude lately, or I am..."

May 21, 2004 Postmarks

The New Guy
"...and The Animal. The film tells the story of Dizzy, a high school senior (Qualls) who is tired of..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ali
Mann's film, which has some terrific moments, hits the highlights only. Will Smith, layered in subtle facial prosthetics in order to resemble Ali, does no disservice to the memory of the Greatest, but the best thing here is Jon Voight, who loses himself thoroughly in the role of sportscaster Howard Cosell.
"...land and ricochet and eventually leave you a little dizzy, a little confused. We get his dealings with Malcolm..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
"...credit she makes this 95-minute film seem like a Dizzy Dean fastball rocketing past Ken Burns' plodding Baseball. Clearly,..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cruel Intentions
In its fourth film rendition, Les Liaisons Dangereuses is adapted for the high-school set.
"...involved in this production, though, only Blair, as the dizzy, boy-crazy Cecile, has any spark. The awakening of her..."

March 5, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Vertigo
One of the thrill master's most psychologically dense and twisted films in which obsession, commitment, and dual identities merge to create a voluptuous tale of thwarted love.
"...new, cleaned-up tracks. And film fans everywhere are simply dizzy with joy...."

Nov. 15, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cool Runnings
This movie about those most unlikely of sports heroes – the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team – is often silly but almost never funny.
"...only memorable moments in the '92 Olympics (France's dazzling, dizzy, Felliniesque opening ceremonies aside) were the clips of the..."

Oct. 1, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods
The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography
"...York City in 1944, a meteor in search of Dizzy Gillespie...."

Sept. 14, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Play Misty for Me
Did you know Bill Cosby is an accomplished jazz drummer?
"...only one of its kind. This was decades ago. Dizzy Gillespie and Herbie Mann, and the drummer didn't show..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Un Dios
"...already been playing piano several years by the time Dizzy Gillespie and a conga-playing friend of his father's, Chano..."

June 25, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Independent Yet Empathic
Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman
"...controversy and derision. "Are you cats serious?" an incredulous Dizzy Gillespie, the arbiter of cool, asked at one the..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Music Feature by Jeff Mccord

B-Boy City Freestylin'
Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in Austin for the past decade, and now his B-Boy City events, gathering 350-400 dancers from all over the South and Southwest and points beyond, are realizing a dream of freestylin' dancers on an even grander scale.
"...members, such remarkable dancers as Alien Squad's Blitz and Dizzy racked up a lot of frequent dancer miles inside..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Arts Feature by Deborah Hay

Spinning Yarns
Tracing generations' worth of jazz and R&B history through the Texas Trumpets
"...tales are amazing, like hanging out with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Billy Eckstein, or the time a strung-out..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Friday ACL Face-Off: Guns N’ Roses vs. Tame Impala
Which headliner stands taller on the fest's first day?
"...Nicknames: Axl, Slash, Duff, and Dizzy..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Playback: Everyone Keeps Asking Me for ACL Fest Passes
Here's why ...
"...Dizzy Sat., noon, BMI stageSuburban dream-pop from Canada fronted by..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Captain America: Civil War
It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it
"...to no real damage, but the audience gets a dizzy rush anyway (the 3-D is top-notch). Apologies are made..."

May 6, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Royal Night Out
Fictional romp about the Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth on V-E Day
"...are sincere, but overly familiar: The pragmatic Elizabeth, the dizzy Margaret, the stuffy King George (a whispery Everett), and..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Little Melba & Her Big Trombone
Little known female jazz trombone player gets her due – with children
"...unheralded career that included sharing bandstands with Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Quincy Jones, Randy Weston, Gerald Wilson,..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Herb Alpert’s School of Music
Trumpeter’s alums include Waylon, Satchmo, and Karen Carpenter
"...some great classical teachers. Yet I heard Miles [Davis], Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and all those guys. I wanted..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

The Water Diviner
Russell Crowe stars in and directs this historical drama
"...turn. By the end of the film, you’re as dizzy as the whirling dervishes Connor keeps seeing in his..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Music: Third Whopping List
Another 547 acts booked for the 2015 Music Conference
"...kings Intocable, mini metalheads Unlocking the Truth, Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright, folksinger Jackie Greene, party punks Diarrhea Planet, and..."

Jan. 13, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Jazz Sides
Yardbird blows his alto hard, fast, and revolutionary
"...on the NYC scene, and forging "bop" with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. The author doesn't shy away from the addictions..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

At Any Price
This family drama puts a human face on corporate agribusiness.
"...the emotional substance of Linklater’s Fast Food Nation. Bahrani’s dizzy, zooming camera seems out of place for a film..."

May 17, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Chico & Rita
The music, scored by Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés, is the real star of this animated movie.
"...Latin jazz documentary Calle 54) and featuring songs by Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, the film rockets from the..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pina
Wim Wenders celebrates the great, innovative, German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch – in commanding 3-D, no less.
"...complacent reliance on jump cuts, extreme close-ups, and a dizzy-making disregard for the establishment of a coherent grasp of..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Freddie Hubbard
Reissues
"...was to the 1920s, Roy Eldridge to the 1930s, Dizzy Gillespie to the 1940s, and Miles Davis and Clifford..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Black Sheep
It's smart; it's silly; it's shear terror, as the ruminants develop a taste for human flesh.
"...yak-inducing guffaws. As in 28 Days Later, it's those dizzy animal-rights activists who inadvertently set hell in motion. Flakester..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Better Git It in Your Soul
Why listen to jazz's greatest bassist Charles Mingus today? The Creative Opportunity Orchestra's monthlong Mingus Among Us series has answers.
"...Hall concert on Debut, playing with Roach, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell...."

June 16, 2006 Music Feature by Harvey Pekar

Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk Quartet, and John Coltrane
Gift guide
"...Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

The Real Austin?
The capital of Texas ... a great place to hook up and throw up
"...apparently doesn't extend far beyond the bathroom at the Dizzy Rooster...."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

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