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Thelonious, McGhee, Eldridge, and Hill, 1947.
Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill at Minton's Playhouse in New York, 1947

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Dizzy Gillespie
January 6, 1993

Music styles borrow from each other. If you listen to Gillespie's be-bop, maybe you will hear some chords and rhythms that are similar to the music you listen to today. Ask someone in your family about the music he or she heard growing up. What was different about it? How is hip-hop like be-bop? How is it different?
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