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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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    Portrait, Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve, The Complete Savoy ...

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    Misterioso, Monk's Dream, Monk's Music

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    A Love Supreme, My Favorite Things, Giant Steps

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    Complete Live at Birdland May 17, 1950, The Scene Changes: The Amazing Bud ...

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    Moanin', Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, The Jazz ...

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    Study in Brown, Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street, Helen ...

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    Bitches Brew, Kind of Blue, Agharta

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    Our Man in Paris, 'Round Midnight, True Blue

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    Alternate Takes, Money Jungle, Blues & Roots

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    In Person, The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York, Cannonball & ...

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    The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big Four, Yes, the Blues

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    The Complete Blue Note and Capital Sessions of Fats Navarro and Tadd ...

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    Blue Hour, Blue Hour: The Complete Sessions, Gilberto with Turrentine

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    The B3 and Me

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    Whims of Chambers, The Big Beat, Kenny Drew Trio

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    Sonny Side Up, The Complete Late Quartets, The Battle of Birdland

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    Introducing Lee Morgan, Peckin' Time, The Last Session

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    Happenings, The Touch, Complete Original Trio Recordings

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    Fontainebleau, The Chronological Classics: Tadd Dameron 1947-1949, Mating ...

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    Goin' Home, The Trip, Gettin' Together!

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    Buddy and Sweets, Rich Versus Roach, The Art Tatum

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    Question and Answer, Like Minds, Wanton Spirit

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    Coleman Hawkins in the 50's - Body and Soul Revisited, Wrapped Tight, ...

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    Giants of Jazz, Basie-Vaughan, How Long Has This Been Going On?

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    LD + 3, Blues Walk, The Natural Soul

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    The Cats, Whims of Chambers, Kenny Burrell

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    Stanley the Steamer, Quintet, ... This Time the Drum's on Me

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    Blue Spring, Una Mas, Afro-Cuban

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    Complete Recordings, Supersonic, Lennie Tristano / The New Tristano

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    The Cats, Motor City Scene, Let's Play the Music of Thad Jones

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    The Awakening, Olympia 2000, The Good Life

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    The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volume 1, Jay and Kai + 6

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    Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!, Buddy Defranco and Oscar Peterson Play ...

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    Sunday at the Village Vanguard, Pieces of Jade

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    Two for the Road, Jazz/Concord, Seven

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    The Trio, Looking at Bird, Art of the Duo

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    The Complete Late Quartets, The Bird of Red and Gold, For the Moment

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    Music From 'The Connection', It's About Time, Jackie's Bag

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    The Chronological Classics: Wardell Gray 1950-1955, Wardell Gray Memorial, ...

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