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Hard bop

Hard bop

The baterista of jazz Art Blakey in concert with The Jazz Messengers to Plougonven in France.
As reaction to the intelectualismo of the bebop, the musicians of the hard bop they claimed the comeback of the jazz to its origins, with special accent in the energy and the spontaneity of the music. The rhythmic element was remaining reinforced, and the alone ones derived from the language of the musicians bebop, acquired more force and vitality, shaping an aggressive and intense music. In fact, the adjective “hard” (five-peseta coin) has in this expression the connotation of “intense”.

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