jazz_Lec30 - mid to late 50s Members of the beat generation...

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Jazz History 4/14/08 Lecture 30: The Culture of Bop John “Dizzy” Gillespie (1917 – 1933) Born in SC Bebop exponent Trumpet player/bandleader/hipster Teddy Hill Orchestra (1937) Cab Calloway (1939) Beatniks and the beat generation An art movement, inspired by bebop, which was started by a group of poets in the late 40’s and peaked in popularity in the
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Unformatted text preview: mid to late 50s Members of the beat generation AKA Beatniks, were seen as non conformist, bohemian hedonists, who liked to practice their art through spontaneous creativity. The beat generation poets William s Burroughs Allen Ginsberg Jack Kerouac...
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