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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 50’s • 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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