Origin of bebop
Examples from the Web for bebop
Then he called out “Cherokee,” the name of one of the most famous, and fastest, tunes in the bebop repertoire.
Jazz was outsider music that moved mainstream, and then with bebop moved back on the edges.Defining American Cool From Walt Whitman to Tina Fey and Johnny Depp|Jason Berry|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bebop legend drove jazz into territories that continue to awe listeners with ears fast enough to keep up.What Made Charlie Parker Great? Reviewing Stanley Crouch’s Biography on Bird|Stuart Klawans|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin for bebop
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.