Cover image for Bebop
Title:
Bebop
Author:
Yanow, Scott.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Miller Freeman Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Publishing, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780879306083
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
ML3508 .Y36 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Presents a history of bebop from its roots in the late 1930s; describes the musicians, bands, and composers who contributed to this style of jazz; and evaluates key bebop recordings.


Author Notes

Scott Yanow has written for virtually every leading jazz magazine including Cadence, JazzTimes, Downbeat, Coda, L.A. Jazz Scene and Jazziz


Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
The State of Jazz in 1944p. 1
What Is this Thing Called Bebop?p. 3
The Evolution of Bebop: 1937-1944p. 5
Influences on the Bop Movementp. 6
Bebop from 1945 to 49p. 42
Why Bebop Did Not Become Popularp. 43
The Giants of Bebopp. 44
The Pacesetters of the Bebop Erap. 74
Trumpetersp. 74
Trombonistsp. 88
Alto Saxophonistsp. 94
Tenor Saxophonistsp. 101
Baritone Saxophonistsp. 125
Pianistsp. 129
Guitaristsp. 149
Bassistsp. 155
Drummersp. 166
Vocalistsp. 172
Arrangersp. 186
Vibraphonistsp. 190
Clarinetistsp. 198
Miscellaneousp. 204
The Bebop-Era Big Bandsp. 206
Bop Since 1949p. 239
Various Artists CD Recordingsp. 367
Recommended Bebop Booksp. 374
Biographiesp. 374
Autobiographiesp. 375
Other Bebop Topicsp. 375
The Future of Bebopp. 377
About the Authorp. 378
Indexp. 379