bop

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bop

(bɑp)
1. tv. to strike someone or something. You wanna get bopped in the beezer?
2. n. a style of jazz popular in the 1940s. We heard some bop in an old movie.
3. n. a drug in pill form; a dose of a drug. (see also hit.) You gonna drop both of them bops?

drop a bop

tv. to take a drug in pill form. (see also bop.) Wanna come over and drop a bop or two?
See also: bop, drop
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The boppish "Jirge" was an amalgam of Mraz' first name in both Czech and English.
Like, say, Harry Connick, Stilgoe is a skilled pianist (not only in the sizzling, boppish mode he uses to embellish his own material, but also - as he demonstrated by inserting a stride-piano passage into Just One of Those Things - in other modes of the jazz-piano tradition, too) as well as a versatile and intelligent interpreter of standards; unlike many of his contemporaries, though, Stilgoe is also capable of writing smart, witty songs of his own.
On this recording they present arrangements of thirteen Monk compositions, ranging nicely from such predictable classics as "Ruby My Dear," "Well You Needn't," and "Straight No Chaser" to less frequently recorded fare like "Brake's Sake," "Green Chimneys," and the notoriously difficult "Criss Cross"--a piece whose rhythmic dislocations sound almost like a parody of boppish complexity.
It got under way with two sets of neat, boppish numbers by accordionist Jack Emblow backed by the John Hallam Jazztet.
His raw, explosive vocals provided the sure touch of the unpredictable, the fervid improvisation of gospel jazz, whether backed by a funky roadhouse septet, a boppish jazz combo, the Count Basie big band or a shimmering curtain of Muzaky strings.
A light boppish version of George Shearing's "Conception" is given a treatment which recalls the great octogenarian, with Kellock using the "locked hands" technique at times.
Melon shines on Salsera, a boppish melodic theme that lets him showcase his improvisational skills.
She contributed a boppish solo that contrasted nicely with the All-Stars' "hot swing" approach.
The rearrangement's big payoff is that you can hear the sax giant thinking his way through his musical move from boppish forms to the next thing, which he pursued when he left Atlantic for Impulse.
The horns also dominated Green's boppish original "Central Park South," with Moody serving up a passionate tenor saxophone and the stalwart Blanchard, another Monterey veteran perhaps best known as the composer for most of director Spike Lee's movies, blowing a fiery trumpet solo that was equal parts Miles Davis and Clifford Brown.
Overall, the disc is an engaging mix of boppish pieces, spacey (puns intended) atmospherics and pungent contributions by the likes of Kenny Wheeler, Kenny Werner, Rufus Reid and Michael Formanek.
a boppish original that captures Ferguson's glee at being awarded an honorary doctorate in 2000 from Rowan University, where DiBlasio is director of jazz studies and the creator of the Maynard Ferguson Institute of Jazz Studies.
Marsalis lightened things up considerably with another boppish romper, "Short J's Revenge.
Overall, the disc is an engaging mix of boppish pieces, space/ (puns intended) atmospherics and pungent contributions by the likes of Kenny Wheeler, Kenny Werner, Rufus Reid and Michael Formanek.
Although he became perfectly capable of boppish note flurries--that's especially evident on his series of adrenaline-charged live recordings, even as late as the excellent 1964 Miles in Berlin (Columbia)--he more typically chose to halo his spiky lines with silence.