Dizzy Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz musician and a leading figure in the bebop style.
Benny Russell was a fan of Dizzy Gillespie, whom he deemed to be a giant in the world of jazz. (DS9 novelization: Far Beyond the Stars)
Benjamin Sisko provided Kira Nerys with a selection of jazz music, including songs by Dizzy Gillespie, as a gift prior to 2376. (DS9 - Mission Gamma novel: This Gray Spirit)