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Definition of the noun Acid jazz
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- A genre of popular music combining jazz with elements of soul music, funk and disco
Acid Jazz a.k.a. Acid Jazz Records: Acid Jazz is a record label based in east London. It takes its name from acid jazz, a genre of jazz music. Alternative version states that the genre itself was named after the record label. Radio and club DJ Chris Bangs is credited with coining the phrase acid jazz in the late 1980s.
- official website: acidjazz.co.uk
Acid jazz, also known as club jazz, is a musical genre that combines elements of jazz, soul, funk, disco and hip hop. Acid jazz originated in the London club scene of the mid-1980s in the rare groove movement and spread to the US, Japan, Eastern Europe and Brazil. Major acts included Brand New Heavies, Incognito, Us3 and Jamiroquai from the UK and A Tribe Called Quest, Buckshot LeFonque and Digable Planets from the US. The rise of electronic club music in the mid to late 1990s led to a decline in interest, and in the twenty-first century, the movement became indistinct as a genre. Many acts that might have been defined as acid jazz are now seen as jazz funk, neo soul or jazz rap.
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Jazz: The First 100 Years (2011)
by Henry Martin, Keith Waters
Acid jazz is a fusion style that incorporates sampling of older jazz recordings, rap, and hip-hop grooves and techniques. Nu jazz refers to jazz-influenced music since the mid- nineties that makes use of hip-hop grooves, trance grooves, ...
The Coltrane Church (2015)
Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice by Nicholas Louis Baham III
Acid jazz is a fusion of jazz, funk and hip-hop beats. It presumably originated in Britain during the 1980s by musicians influenced by the jazz-funk of Jimmy Smith, Grant Green, etc. Acid jazz made its mark on the San Francisco jazz scene in the ...
by Emmett G. Price, III, Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille
Price III Acid Jazz Acid jazz is a loosely related ...
by Paul Musso
Acid Jazzy Acid Jazz is a contemporary style of jazz music that incorporates elements of funk and hip-hop. Playing this style with a solo guitar can be difficult. Pay close attention to the swing feel as well as the little percussion effects on the ...
by David Dicaire
Acid jazz is an extension of jazz fusion. It incorporates elements of acid rock, ...
by Frank Hoffmann
Acid jazz represents a synthesis of jazz fusion, funk, hip-hop, and urban dance music. Its improvisational, percussion-heavy, and predominantly live orientation came largely from jazz, whereas its dedication to an ongoing rhythmic groove was ...
by Thomas Nordegren
Acid Jazz Music style ...
by Alan Bullock
acid jazz. An attempt in the early 1990s to relieve the electromechanical tedium of disco dance music by adding some of the instrumental colours of jazz. The results were somewhat reminiscent of jazz-rock fusion, but the relentlessly ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
73, 2000 acid jazz ...
Acid jazz : What drawn ...
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
The “acid jazz” fusion with hip-hop dance represents yet another branch Of a musical tradition that ...
by Kari Juusela
acid jazz. Jazz music coupled with elements of acid rock. acid rock . A 1960s rock music style often featuring long open improvisations and psychedelic themes. The term comes from slang for LSD (lysergic acid diethylmide).
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
US, 1988 acid jazz noun a dance music genre UK, 1999 acid mung noun the sensation while under the influence of ...
Urban Dictionary (2009)
Fularious Street Slang Defined by urbandictionary.com, Aaron Peckham
acid jazz A style of music that utilizes electronic and hip-hop techniques to create a somewhat sensual, psychedelic soundscape. It is often characterized by its use of loops and samples of original jazz and blues ...
by Edward M. Komara
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