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  1. Jazz fusion is an ambiguous term that provides the first level sub-set down from Jazz. Jazz rock is a sub-sub set from jazz via jazz fusion. The ambiguity comes from an American tendency through the 90's and until now, to freely interchange jazz rock and jazz fusion, when in fact the latter term covers most hybrids of jazz fused with other ...

  2. jazz-rock, also called fusion, popular musical form in which modern jazz improvisation is accompanied by the bass lines, drumming styles, and instrumentation of rock music, with a strong emphasis on electronic instruments and dance rhythms. Since the recordings of 1920s bands, notably Paul Whiteman’s, there have been fusions of jazz and popular music, usually presenting jazz’s “hot ...

  3. Mar 23, 2020 · In its earliest stages, artists like Coryell and his group The Free Spirits paired jazz elements with the electric sound of rock ‘n’ roll—hence, a fusion of sounds. And it spiraled outward from there; jazz found itself injected into funk, R&B, MPB, ambient, all manner of unlikely sounds, and it continues to thrive today, thanks in large ...

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › JazzJazz - Wikipedia

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the hybrid form of jazz-rock fusion was developed by combining jazz improvisation with rock rhythms, electric instruments and the highly amplified stage sound of rock musicians such as Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. Jazz fusion often uses mixed meters, odd time signatures, syncopation, complex chords, and ...

  5. May 10, 2022 · Rock and jazz have a few ancestors in common – the blues, even ragtime – but it wasn’t until the mid-60s that the two converged in what came to be known as jazz rock/fusion. Bands like the Grateful Dead, The Byrds and The Doors cited jazzers such as John Coltrane as major influences (listen to The Doors’ Light My Fire back to back with ...

  6. For example, the 1970s saw Los Irakere use batá in a big band setting; this became known as son-batá or batá-rock. Later artists created the mozambique, which mixed conga and mambo, and batá-rumba, which mixed rumba and batá drum music. Mixtures including elements of hip hop, jazz and rock and roll are also common, like in Habana Abierta's ...

  7. Feb 19, 2020 · Later, in the 1990s, Rush re-introduced their guitar-based hard rock sound, a style they stuck to until the end of the band’s career. Drummer Neil Peart, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and Geddy Lee the lead vocalist, definitely earned themselves a place of this list thanks to their musical diversity and experimentation with the genre.