Category: Fusion Jazz

Jazz Fusion and Its Influence

Jazz fusion is a genre of music that was fueled by its advancements in music technology. It was a combination of the jazz of its time along with latin, funk, and rock sounds.  Jazz fusion

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Jazz Fusion: A Beautiful Blend

What is To begin, Jazz Fusion is a genre of music that not only combines jazz’s harmonic qualities but, rhythm and blues, rock & roll, and funk. Compared to traditional jazz, also known as trad

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Wayne Shorter and the Fusion Revolution

The Life of Wayne Shorter Wayne Shorter is an American Jazz Composer and Saxophonist. Born August 25th, 1933 in Newark, NJ, Wayne Shorter helped pioneer the Jazz fusion genre. When they say ‘jazz,’ I’m thinking

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What is Jazz Fusion?

WHAT IS JAZZ FUSION? Jazz-rock, or more commonly known as Jazz fusion, is the combination of the rough staccato style of jazz in the smooth legato style of modern-day rock. Although it may seem this

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Jazz Fusion

Jazz Fusion Jazz Fusion is a genre of music that combines jazz harmony, rock & roll, funk, and rhythm and blues. Fusion primarily uses electric and electronic instruments more commonly used in rock music. This

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Jorge Pardo

Jazz Fusion: Latin Style Early Life Born December 1956 in Madrid  Studied at the Conservatory of Madrid at the age of 14  Started out playing the Guitar but later picked up wind instruments- Saxophone and

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Herbie Hancock: Head Hunters

Herbie Hancock: Head Hunters Herbie Hancock was born in Chicago 1940, He was a piano prodigy and started playing jazz in high school. He then attended Grinnell College and majored in music and electrical engineering.

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Donald Byrd

Ethiopian Knights Who, What, When, Where Donaldson Toussaintt L’Overture Byrd II Born December 9th 1932  Accomplished trumpeter and performed with Lionel Hampton in his high school years  went to Wayne State University for undergrad. Got

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