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A longtime member of Wayne Shorter’s quartet and a veteran of work with bebop legend Dizzy Gillespie, Perez’s own career as a composer and bandleader.
Hammond B-3 virtuoso Eddie Senior has been around a long, long time and is part of Cleveland's jazz and bebop royalty, and his sax-playing son has been carrying on the family legacy, albeit from a Virginia base.
Before there were recordings by Jamal, there was the John Kirby Sextet, which did something very similar in the swing era to what Jamal did in the age of bebop.
Led by award-winning guitarist Roland Balogh, the Finuccis soar whether playing fusion or bebop.
So after some straight-ahead bebop from the University of New Orleans jazz band (their name?
Whether playing ballads, blues or bebop, his twists and turns of melody and constant rhythmic variety pointed to a musician working very much in the moment.
Bebo Valdés and Chico O’Farrill were two of the most influential Cuban jazz musicians of the mid-20th century — Mr. Valdés for his sumptuous orchestral works, and Mr. O’Farrill for his fusions of bebop and Afro-Cuban music.
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Origin and Etymology of bebop
First Known Use: 1942See Words from the same year
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Definition of bebop for English Language Learners
: a fast and complex type of jazz music
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