Among the initial jazz music artists to convert to Islam and who’s also known for his collaborations numerous popular artists, want Dizzy Gillespie. He performed with Fletcher Henderson during his early teenage years and examined on the Boston Conservatory under Roy Elridge. He was an accompanist for a couple artists through the 1966 Eurovision Melody Contest. He was created in Savannah, Georgia. He toured European countries with Quincy Jones in 1959.