bebopper

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bebopper (plural beboppers)

  1. A musician or aficionado of the bebop genre.
    • 1949 May 23, "Do You Get It?," Time (retrieved 11 Feb 2014):
      For its French readers, Paris' Le Jazz Hot review was trying to explain the artistry of U.S. bebopper Charlie ("Yard-bird") Parker.
    • 2008 Sept. 7, Jesse Hamlin, "Influential jazz pianist BJ Papa dies in S.F.," San Francisco Chronicle (retrieved 2 Oct 2008):
      A bebopper whose spare, rhythmic style was shaped by his love of Thelonious Monk, he performed at countless clubs, bars and cafes in North Beach and other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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