What does bebop mean?

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ˈbiˌbɒpbe·bop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bop, bebop(verb)

    an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)

  2. bop, bebop(verb)

    dance the bebop

Wiktionary

  1. bebop(Noun)

    An early form of modern jazz played by small groups and featuring driving rhythms and complex, often dissonant harmonies.

  2. bebop(Verb)

    To participate in bebop jazz, such as by dancing in a way associated with the genre

Freebase

  1. Bebop

    Bebop or bop is a style of jazz characterized by fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on the combination of harmonic structure and melody. It was developed in the early and mid-1940s. It first surfaced in musicians' argot some time during the first two years of American involvement in the Second World War. This style of jazz ultimately became synonymous with modern jazz, as either category reached a certain final maturity in the 1960s.

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How to say bebop in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bebop in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bebop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bebop in a Sentence

  1. Miles Davis:

    Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.

  2. Nick Spitzer:

    Ellis Marsalis great love was jazz a la bebop Ellis Marsalis was a lover of Thelonious Monk and the idea that bebop was a music of freedom. But when Ellis Marsalis had to feed Ellis Marsalis family Ellis Marsalis played R n B and soul and rock and roll on Bourbon Street.

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