Bob Popescu

Although he was a novice in the jazz world, Bob Popescu aimed high when it came to booking performers, persuading Dizzy Gillespie to play at the Catalina Bar & Grill soon after it opened. “With his sweetness and his heart,” Popescu’s wife, Catalina, said of her husband, “Dizzy couldn’t resist him.”
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( January 9, 2008 )

Although he was a novice in the jazz world, Bob Popescu aimed high when it came to booking performers, persuading Dizzy Gillespie to play at the Catalina Bar & Grill soon after it opened. “With his sweetness and his heart,” Popescu’s wife, Catalina, said of her husband, “Dizzy couldn’t resist him.”

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