As we move into the 1950s, jazz has become a large genre of music with many sub genres. Cool jazz and
Hard bop are two of the biggest styles to emerge during the 1950s. What are some of the musical qualities of
Cool and Hard bop styles of jazz? Who are some of the key musicians to Cool and Hard bop? How did they
contribute to the respective styles of jazz? How did geography play a role in Cool and Hard bop? How did race
play a role in Cool and Hard bop? Anything else you find interesting about Cool jazz, Hard bop, piano and/or
big bands of the 1950s would also be relevant.
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