hard bop

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hard bop

n
(Jazz) a form of jazz originating in the late 1950s that is rhythmically less complex than bop
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This time, any mainstream balance is emphatically shaken towards hard bebop, with Spillett managing to achieve deep expression at high velocity.
Simon Spillett brings hard bebop to the Biggin Hall pub on Thursday.