On their office television, the Cowboy Beboppers
watch as bio-suited rescue workers take readings and lock down the disaster at ground zero.
As a confirmed bebopper
, the straight - ahead Just a Lit'l Ditty wows me for it's bite and grit.
Monk's tunes and improvising attack both differ drastically from those of his bebopper
peers like Charlie Parker and Bud Powell.
His hand-drummers of dexterity were unknown in British jazz, and he was welcomed by beboppers
More than just a barrier to work, the cabaret card for beboppers
was an impediment to self-expression and artistic fulfillment.
Though there's nothing like the real thing--and covers don't work for me except in rare cases like the Byrds or the Band doing Dylan, or doo-woppers and beboppers
covering standards--overall the CD works if you're like me in not knowing Monk's oeuvre all that well.
Thus a 52nd Street "jazz war" was perceived between the beboppers
and the traditionalists, categorically termed "moldy figs.
kept their groups small, so the accompaniment wouldn't muddy the solos.
Mendoza would offer them only a slight a taste of the melody, then go off on some tangent, inventing new melodies to fit the chords of the montuno, just like beboppers
Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie often did with standards, which by the way, is okay with me, as this will only enhance the solo.
She is not simply presented as a "nurturer" to male beboppers
but as a slightly older member of an experimental music community living in New York in the 1940s that shared her background in the territory bands and her interests in playing, writing, and discussing new musical ideas (111-14).
and their fans even adopted the personae of intellectuals; goatees, berets and horned-rimmed glasses became the uniform of the subculture.
Hipster' as much as meant Jewish," he writes of a somewhat random "avant-garde" that encompasses Jewish beboppers
, beat poets, stand-up comedians and record producers (maybe for Buhle, but perhaps not for Norman Mailer, the erstwhile nice Jewish boy who wrote "The White Negro").