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Bebop Gives Jazz a New Voice

(2003)
The chief creators of this new jazz language were trumpeter (and band leader-composer) Dizzy Gillespie and alto saxophonist-composer Charlie Parker, both of whom had put in time with leading big bands. While working together in the band of pianist Earl Hines (the father of modern jazz piano style) in 1943, they began to solidify their mutually compatible ideas ...