Tag Archives: Bebop

Fabriqué en France: SWING

This playlist is dedicated to the Swing record label. The first half of the playlist has a focus on swing music, the second half shifts to bop. Five tracks feature Django Reinhardt. Continue reading

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Playlist: Bop Mountain

A new playlist: 9 awesome jazz tracks! Kai Winding Sextette – A Night On Bop Mountain (Melodisc  ‎– 1117, rec. 1949) Charlie Parker’s New Stars – Stupendous (Parlophone ‎– R.3142, rec. 1947) Metronome All Stars – Leap Here (Capitol Records ‎– … Continue reading

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The Bob Shots – Boppin’ For Haig / Pastel Blue

The Bob Shots were a Belgian modern jazz band. They started playing swing, and around 1946 they moved to bop. They were probably the first bop band in Europe. Down Beat magazine recommended them in 1947. They recorded in Brussels … Continue reading

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Playlist: All That Jazz

12 great jazz tracks: bebop, cool jazz,… Gerry Mulligan New Sounds – Fun House (Esquire ‎– 10-341, 1951) Stan Getz Quartet – Split Kick (Jazz Selection ‎– J.S. 774, 1951) Hal Mitchell Four – Confidentially (Swing – SW. 431, 1953) Red … Continue reading

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Miles Davis / Charlie Parker – Half-Nelson

Recorded in NYC, August 14, 1947. Other side is Fats Navarro & Leo Parker’s “Goin To Mintons”. Trumpet – Miles Davis Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Parker Bass – Nelson Boyd Drums – Max Roach Piano – John Lewis Read up on … Continue reading

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