postbop

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post- +‎ bop

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postbop (uncountable)

  1. (jazz) A form of small-group jazz music that emerged in the early 1960s, under the influence of artists such as Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock
    • 2009, January 12, “Nate Chinen”, in Acts Onstage (and on the Market) at Three Clubs[1]:
      The drummer Dafnis Prieto, leading a superbly calibrated sextet, chopped up the pulse of his native Cuba with clever feints while borrowing from postbop harmony.

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