Best Bebop Artists of All Time Bands/Musicians
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Best Bebop Artists of All Time

Bebop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. This list of the top bebop musicians in history includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Bebop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all bebop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest bebop players of all time, since the most famous bebop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best bebop music. You can click on the bebop band names to see more information about that particular notable bebop group. If they're near the top of the best bebop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top bebop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the bebop band names themselves. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top.  All important, significant and iconic names in bebop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list. The list includes all new bebop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of bebop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into bebop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good bebop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent bebop bands.This list answers the questions "who are the best bebop artists of all time?" and "who is the greatest bebop musician ever?"If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular bebop players that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. 
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    Afro-Cuban jazz, Jazz, Bebop More
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    Jazz rap, Avant-garde jazz, Jazz-funk More
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    Stride, Cool jazz, Hard bop More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Jazz, Bebop More
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    Mort Weiss

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    Hard bop, Post-bop, Jazz More
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    Jazz, Bebop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz blues, Bebop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Swing music, Hard bop, Jazz More
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    Brazilian jazz, Mainstream jazz, Jazz More
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    Swing music, Big band, Jazz More
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    Cool jazz, Hard bop, Jazz More
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    Kozmigroov, Hard bop, Rhythm and blues More
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    Hard bop, Jazz, Bebop More
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    Orchestral jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Third stream More
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    Cool jazz, Jazz, Bebop More
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    Cool jazz, Hard bop, Bebop More
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    Swing music, Bebop More
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    Cool jazz, Jazz, Bebop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz blues, Bebop More
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    Cool jazz, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz More
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    Hard bop, Post-bop, Jazz More
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    Don Raffell

    Pop music, Cool jazz, Swing music More
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    Ballad, Swing music, Vocal jazz More
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    Bob Curnow

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    Latin jazz, Post-bop, Afro-Cuban jazz More
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    Sheryl Bailey

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    Zachary Lipton

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    Tommy Vig

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    Roni Ben-Hur

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