Hard bop

Hard bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop (or “bop”) music. Journalists and record companies began using the term in the mid-1950s to describe a new current within jazz which incorporated influences from rhythm and blues, gospel music, and blues, especially in saxophone and piano playing. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Max Roach

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  • morghini

    My favourite genre of music ever

    November 2014
  • aryafj

    The only jazz there is!

    July 2013
  • nobledeath

    Yeah I agree, Art Blakey was a great drummer in jazz.

    May 2013
  • gebhardino

    Great. I love it. Art Blakey and Lee Morgan i like best.

    April 2013
  • VietMoneys

    Hard Bop's where it's at.

    May 2012
  • rhandofnixon2

    Why, why was this the name that ended up sticking. I love the music, though.

    February 2012
  • InfinitePasta

    Hard Bop motherfucker.

    October 2011
  • unnormed

    Just can say: I love it

    May 2011
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