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Modern Era

BeBop, Hard Bob, and Superstars
The stories of Pittsburgh area Jazz artists who came to fame after the days of the Big Bands in the 1950s.  They contributed to the development of BeBop and Hard Bob.

Pittsburghers continued to star in the world of jazz piano with virtuoso's Admad Jamal, Erroll Garner, Sonny Clark, and Horace Parlan.