Influence Of Bebop

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The origins and Influence of Bebop There were remarkable changes from 1939 to 1945 due to World War ll. Historical event World War ll changed everything they had been known. More than 100 million people were involved from over 30 different countries. Estimated results were 50 million to 85 million fatalities at least 11 million people were killed. Not only the people but also other things were missing with people died. However, people survived and became stronger. People who survived from the tragic World War ll created new trend music named Bebop. World War ll had very negative effects on big bands in jazz as they had begun to become less popular with more and more musicians sent over to fight in Europe. So, it began the rise of a new form…show more content…
The most distinctive feature of bebop is that played by very small group. The main instruments of bebop are trumpet and saxophone with rhythm section such as piano, bass and drums. And there was informal Jam sessions that many musicians are playing together without any practices or rehearsals so they could challenge and learn each other. Bebop is still the most played song at jam sessions. Most of all, African American invented bebop primarily. Later, Cool Jazz came up as a new generation of Jazz after bebop from 1949 to 1955. The Cool Jazz means like more comfortable and soft than bebop when bebop has a meaning of “hot” which means very loud and exciting. Numbers of people in group raised up to nonets (nine-piece band). When bebop musicians were playing trumpet and saxophone such as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Cool Jazz musicians had more numbers of instruments to play even classical instruments were often found such as flute, French horn and so on. Unlike bebop, importance of the arrangement and the improvised solos are same when bebop cares improvised solo more than the arrangement. Bebop and Cool Jazz each has very opposite meaning to each other even locations are different. Bebop was associated with the East Coast when Cool Jazz happened in West Coast especially in California. Historically, World War ll had occurred during Cool Jazz era which made the mood of country very sad and people had worries about the uncertainty of the future. This reflects Americans attitudes to have subdued emotion and emotional self-control in times of crisis “Keeping Cool”. Finally, Hard Bop was found in New York during 1951 to 1958 and influenced by traditional African American. Instruments were similar to bebop but there are 2 different factions Funky Jazz and
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