Bebop
Bebop or bop is a style of jazz characterized by a fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on the combination of harmonic structure and sometimes references to the melody. It was...
Bebop - Tribute to Birdland
A photographic and musical tribute to the New York Jazz club Birdland and Charlie Yardbird Parker by Frank Rozasy.
List of bebop musicians
For the main article, please see Bebop.
Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Clifford Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956), aka "Brownie", was an American jazz trumpeter. He died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind only four years' worth of recordings....
Bock-a-da-bock
The Bock-a-da-bock is an idiophone type of musical instrument in the percussion family. It is made up of two metal discs, usually steel, formed into a domed shape.
The bock-a-da-bock was a Ludwig ...
Simplicity (Joe Pass album)
Simplicity is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass, released in 1967.Simplicity was reissued along with A Sign of the Times on CD by Euphoria Records in 2002.
Epistrophy
"Epistrophy" is a jazz standard composed by Thelonious Monk and Kenny Clarke in 1941. It has been called "the first classic, modern jazz composition." It was first recorded later that year, under the ...
Dig (composition)
"Dig" is a bebop jazz standard composed by Miles Davis. It was recorded on October 5, 1951 for Prestige Records and first released on an album under the same title.Its chord sequence is identical to t...
Anthropology (composition)
"Anthropology" (also known as "Thriving From a Riff" or "Thriving on a Riff") is a bebop-style jazz composition written by saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie from 1945. Like many...
Au Privave
"Au Privave" is a 1951 bebop jazz standard, composed by Charlie Parker.Parker recorded "Au Privave" on January 17, 1951 for Verve. It is available on the album The Genius Of Charlie Parker, #8 - Swedi...
Whistle Stop (album)
Whistle Stop is a jazz studio album by Kenny Dorham, featuring performances by acclaimed musicians Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones. It was recorded in January 1961 at Van G...
Ko-Ko
"Ko-Ko" is a 1945 bebop recording featuring Charlie Parker on alto saxophone, with trumpeter Miles Davis, double bassist Curley Russell and drummer Max Roach. Due to the absence of Bud Powell, Dizzy G...
Randy Napoleon: Between Friends
Between Friends, released by Azica Records in 2006, features the Randy Napoleon Trio on half the tracks and a quartet featuring master pianist Benny Green on the others. The trio is Randy Napoleon (gu...
Lady Bird (composition)
"Lady Bird" is a sixteen-bar jazz standard by Tadd Dameron. This "celebrated" composition, "one of the most performed in modern jazz", was written around 1939, and released in 1948. Featuring, "a suav...
'Round Midnight (song)
" '​Round Midnight" is a 1944 jazz standard by pianist Thelonious Monk. It is the most recorded jazz standard composed by a jazz musician.
It is thought that Monk originally composed the song som...
Enjoy the Moment
Enjoy the Moment is the 2002 album, a collaboration of guitarist Randy Napoleon and organist Jared Gold, featuring Quincy Davis on drums. It is also the name of the title song, written by Napoleon. Th...
Moose the Mooche
"Moose the Mooche" is a bebop composition written by Charlie Parker in 1946. It was written shortly after his friend and longtime musical companion Dizzy Gillespie left him in Los Angeles to return t...
Salt Peanuts
"Salt Peanuts" is a bebop tune reportedly composed by Dizzy Gillespie in 1943, credited "with the collaboration of" bebop drummer Kenny Clarke. It is also cited as Charlie Parker's. The lyrics have no...
Oleo (song)
"Oleo" is a hard bop composition by Sonny Rollins, written in 1954. It is one of the most popular pieces to feature rhythm changes, one of many contrafacts of George Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm". The per...