How Bebop Musicians Used Chromatic and Chord Scales to Give Jazz a Whole New Sound

The fast talking doodling music theorist and musician 12tone explains the origins of the Bebop scales and how they incorporated chromaticism and chord scales (modes) to give a whole new color, flavor and sound to modern jazz.

Bebop transformed the face of jazz forever, and it brought with it lots of new ideas and devices, including perhaps jazz’s first real experiment in chromaticism, the Bebop Scales!