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BeBop

BeBop is a jazz style from New York which revolutionised music in the mid forties by introducing new concepts of harmony and improvisation and, thereby, influenced a whole new generation of musicians. Typically fast lines written over existing musical sequences; classic exponents of which are Charlie "Bird" ParkerDizzie GillespieThelonius Monk, etc.

The following drummers are closely associated with the bebop style of jazz: