Also "bop." A style of jazz characterized by long flowing melodic lines, irregular accents, non-symmetrical written themes, and elaborated harmonies; first heard c. 1943.

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, "Things To Come" (1968)

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, "Hot House"

Shaw 'Nuff (1945), Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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