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 band is part of the wave of new young faces in Czech jazz over the last decade (with the exception of the experienced double-bass player Petr Dvorsky, who came on the scene right at the start of the 1990s), and in style it takes off from the musical peak of pre-electric jazz, its hardbop essence.
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Alexander is a straight down the line hardbop tenor player with the broad sweep we expect these days.