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Who created bebop?

Charlie Parker

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Just so, when was bebop created?


Likewise, who listened to bebop? The movement originated during the early 1940s in the playing of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, guitarist Charlie Christian, pianist Thelonious Monk, drummer Kenny Clarke, and the most richly endowed of all, alto saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker.

Beside this, where did the term bebop come from?

Bebop, as the revolutionary new style and sound eventually came to be known (the origin of the wordbebop” partly stems from a nonsensical word used in improvised scat singing) grew as both an offshoot of and reaction to big band swing music, which was dominated by propulsive dance rhythms.

Who is the father of bebop?

By Emily Bonnell. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was born on October 21, 1917, in Cheraw, South Carolina. Gillespie's father was an amateur bandleader who, although dead by the time Gillespie was ten, had given his son some of his earliest grounding in music.

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