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Bebop Jazz

Bebop Jazz

After the age of the swing, the jazz was known and appreciated in the whole world, it admitted enclosed by classic composers of the size of Stravinsky. Nevertheless, the term swing was enjoying bad reputation between the musicians: it was considered that only the professionals of less talent were devoting themselves to this type of commercial music, so that the most “serious” musicians – like Duke Ellington – were moving away from the style. The slope of the big bands of swing gave place to a new type of radically different music, whose only features together were consisting of a similar instrumentation and of the interest in improvisation.

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