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Unformatted text preview: random comping of chords by pianist Bebop material- blues, pop songs or original tune Original tunes usually based on chord changes of a standard pop song I Got Rhythm by Gershwin- most often used-Rhythm Changes Shaw Nuff- Charlie Parker-alto sax and Dizzy Gillespie- tpt-rhythm changes Charlie Parker- Bird Greatest figure most influential figure in bebop Abusive life style heroin, alcohol, sociopathic personality True genius Wealth of ideas poured from his alto sax Hesitations- series of short phrases followed by long stream of fast notes KoKo- based on Chord changes to Cherokee Much imitated solo Max Roach-dr and Curley Russell- bs- best bebop rhy sec Embraceable You- motive- motivic development Develops motive like a classical composer Highly acclaimed solo Parkers Mood- Blues- mixes traditional blues licks with bebop lines John Lewis on Piano...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course SCHC 367 taught by Professor Mr.valerio during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '11