Appreciating Jazz Part 12 – Hard Bop

In this week’s podcast I cover the development and musicians of the hard bop jazz style. ¬†Focusing on musicians like Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, and Wes Montgomery, this episode discusses how these, and other, musicians reacted to the mellow sounds of cool jazz and developed a more aggressive approach that emphasize darker tone colors and a hard driving groove.

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