Also known as bebop, bop was a radical new music that developed gradually in the early 1940's and seemed to explode in 1945. The main difference between bop and swing is that the soloists engaged in chordal (rather than melodic) improvisation, often discarding the melody altogether after the first chorus and using the chords as the basis for the solo. Bebop jazz was usually performed in small groups and featured extended improvisation. Tempos were often fast and the small groups facilitated a freedom of expression difficult in the big bands of the swing era. Today, many of the best young jazz artists are seeking inspiration in the urbane, powerful, and harmonically inventive sounds of bebo ...
Soundalike for The Peanuts, Vince Guaraldi theme. A positive, though hectic, rush to the finish line. Perfect theme for stressful scenes that come together in the end. A standard, pop jazz tune that's very accessible. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
Sightseeing at its best in central new york. lets have a pretzel and see the empire state. Light happy and easy uplifting jazz blues with guitar like george benson and hammond and acoustic bass. Suitable for ads, commercials, travel shows games or documentaries. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
A bebop tune that moves and grooves. Tenor saxophone takes melody then piano improvise then both state melody. Good driving piece with nice shift in stride. TV, film, credits or trailer. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
A snappy Blue-note style hard-bop theme / fanfare along the lines of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Lee Morgan, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie or 1950s Miles Davis. This is the 30 second version. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
A catchy uptempo bebop head with Trumpet and Tenor sax lead. Evokes John Coltrane's "Moments Notice" or Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Great for a nightclub scene. Sophisticated source music. Period urban jazz atmosphere. Real instruments. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
Classic sounding beatnik jazz song straight out of the smokey night clubs in New York during the 1960's. Groovy quartet with tenor sax, drums, ultra hip electric bass and fender rhodes electric piano. Snap your fingers at the end of this song. Very live sounding. Very hip and retro. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
A toe tapping, feelgood, happy, classic jazz band track, Could be historical, say, 1920-1960, but really is just as current today, Timeless acoustic jazz band sound featuring brush drums, acoustic bass, piano, with trumpet and clarinet alternating solos, Playful, cheeky and very charming, Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop