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Jazz fusion

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Jazz Fusion a.k.a. Chris Gall Trio is a musical group.

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Jazz fusion, fusion, or jazz-rock are variants of a musical fusion genre that developed from mixing funk and R&B rhythms and the amplification and electronic effects of rock music, complex time signatures derived from non-Western music and extended, typically instrumental compositions with a jazz approach to lengthy group improvisations, often using wind and brass and displaying a high level of instrumental technique. It was created around the late 1960s. The term "jazz rock" is often used as a synonym for "jazz fusion" as well as for music performed by late 1960s and 1970s-era rock bands that added jazz elements to their music. It is distinct and different from Canterbury Scene progressive rock and other forms of Prog Jazz Fusion, in which extended Prog instrumentals use improvisation and take on a Jazz influenced feel.

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Google previewGood Vibrations (2010)

The Physics of Music by Barry Parker

Cool jazz is a mixture of bebop and swing, and jazz fusion is a blending of jazz with rock music. In the 1980s and 1990s there ...

Google previewMeet the Great Jazz Legends

Short Sessions on the Lives, Times & Music of the Great Jazz Legends by Ronald C. McCurdy

Jazz fusion is a term that is used to describe a mixture of elements from jazz, rock , funk and other popular styles. It started in the 1970s and proved to be the most popular era in jazz since the swing era. It was a style that appealed to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film (2016)

by Melissa U. D. Goldsmith, Paige A. Willson, Anthony J. Fonseca

—bebop; free jazz; hard bop; jazz fusion The Tic Code (2000, ...

Google previewReforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era [2 volumes] (2017)

by Jeffrey A. Johnson

White jazz, Harlem Renaissance, bebop, Dixieland, cool jazz, jazz fusion, Latin jazz, soul jazz, funk, smooth jazz, acid jazz, punk jazz: contemporary artists continue to develop different styles and genres of the medium, mining the ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Popular Culture (2016)

by Marcel Danesi

Beginning in the 1960s, Davis pioneered “jazz fusion,” a style that combined elements of rock with jazz. Some believe ...

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