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  • n. A musician or aficionado of bebop music.


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  • Cllr David Morton said ... bebopper is very ill informed about landlord licencing.

    (Not) On News 24

  • - Alto saxophonist "Sweet Poppa" Lou Donaldson, known as a bebopper, performs his signature combination of bebop and funky soul that only his particular career path could have produced. Featured Content

  • Big sister Ann Hampton Callaway is a bebopper, Liz is a Broadway baby, but they find common ground in reminiscing about the music of their youth.

    Friends, Sisters, Countrymen

  • Where Mr. Calderazzo is a versatile bebopper who can play in many styles, Mr. Connick's keyboard work is as idiosyncratic and endearing as his singing, steeped in the Crescent City masters like his hero, James Booker .

    The Jazz Scene: Pay Attention to the Words

  • "Go, man, go!" someone shouts, a sure sign that Jack is riffing like a bebopper at a jam session.

    Jack Kerouac, Republican Party Hero

  • As a teenager, he lived in the borough of Queens (with John Coltrane only three blocks away), and became fascinated by the jazz drumming of Art Blakey – a bebopper with a strong gospel feel.

    Steve Reid obituary

  • As long ago as 1959, my bebopper friends and I disparaged Oscar Peterson, but I'm not sure you've exactly captured our reasons.

    Come Fly With Me

  • To apprentice in the bands of Betty Carter, Woody Shaw, and Art Blakey is, for a bebopper, the equivalent of a lawyer with degrees from Princeton, Harvard and Yale.

    Chestnut Steps In, Stafford Steps Out

  • (Soundbite of music) WAS: In the beginning, though, it was Miles the bebopper who burst on the scene, stringing rat-a-tat fusillades over furious tempos, a style he picked up from saxophonist and bandmate Charlie Parker.

    Unpack This: 70 CDs Of Miles Davis

  • ART OF THE MYSTIQUE OF the Beat poets of the 1950s (figures like William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac) and those who influenced them (like bebopper Charlie Parker) stems from their romantic yet dangerous fascination with drugs.

    The Beat Goes On


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