Bebop (Music subgenre)
Bebop is a subgenre des jazz that emerged in 1940. It emphasizes fast tempi, rhythmic freedom for drums and bass and relies an complex harmony schemes and extended improvisation phases. The big band is replaced by the combo. The subgenre is considered to be the origin of modern jazz. Prominent representatives of this style were Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker.
Bebop in Reviews
Music Review | posted 29.07.2013
Sam Sanders
Mirror Mirror
The music brought to the people by Amir Abdullah is not only rarer than a chicken with teeth, but also just as impressive
Music Review | posted 07.03.2013
Kenny Cox
Clap Clap! The Joyful Noise
The record in question is a rare discovery, unknown to the collector-community until now. These 40-years-old recordings are being released for the very first time.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 08.05.2021
Ziad Rahbani
Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?
With the reissue to »Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?« the French label WeWantSounds expands the view on the work of the Lebanese musician Ziad Rahbani.
Music News | posted 22.04.2021
Reissue: »Feed Me Weird Things«
»Feed Me Weird Things,« Squarepusher’s debut released 25 years ago on Rephlex, will be reissued in an expanded edition on Warp Records on June 4, 2021.
Music Column | posted 11.05.2021
Records Revisited
Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, 1981
Nightlife for androids: On »Nightclubbing«, along with one of the world’s leading rhythm sections, Grace Jones made sure that reggae and new wave would develop a new life of its own in 80’s pop.
Music Interview | posted 27.04.2021
Adrian Younge
Sonic history lesson
»The American Negro« marks the beginning of a new chapter in Adrian Younge’s work. It is more frontal, more politically charged, and more self-assured. He wants to teach. We had the opportunity for an in-depth interview.
Music News | posted 10.05.2021
Henryk Debich
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.