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bebop

[ bee-bop ]SEE DEFINITION OF bebop
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Synonyms for bebop

  • Dixieland
  • blues
  • boogie
  • boogie-woogie
  • bop
  • jive
  • ragtime
  • swing
  • fusion jazz
  • hot jazz
  • improvisational music
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WORD ORIGIN

1944, from bebop, rebop, bop, nonsense words in jazz lyrics, attested from at least 1928. The style is associated with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEBOP

jazz

nounstyle of music
  • Dixieland
  • bebop
  • blues
  • boogie
  • boogie-woogie
  • bop
  • fusion jazz
  • hot jazz
  • improvisational music
  • jive
  • ragtime
  • swing
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