Funk

Buy a Pass Funk Origin Funk was created by African Americans in the mid 1960s. Jazz is a combination of jazz, RnB, and blues. When

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Play that Funky Music

FUNKY MUISC Funk music was created by James Brown. Funk started in the 1970s. Some of the elements of funk is four on the floor

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What the FUNK?!

What the FUNK?! Characteristics Syncopated music with emphasis on the down beat Instruments: electric bass, electric guitar, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizer, and many horn sounds

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Time to Get Funky

Funk Funk is a genre that originated in the late 1960s when African American musicians blended soul music, soul jazz, and R&B. Funk was a

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funk

Funk! Funk became popular around the 1960’s and 70’s, and it includes elements from other genres of music like jazz and R&B. Similar to disco,

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Let’s Get Funky

Let’s Get Funky!: An Introduction to Funk Music What is Funk? Funk is considered an urban form of dance music. This genre of music emerged

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Funk is…By: Brooke and Di

Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B). Funk de-emphasizes melody and chord progressions used in other related genres and brings a strong rhythmic groove of a bass line played by an electric bassist and a drum part played by a drummer to the foreground. Like much of African-inspired music, funk typically consists of a complex groove with rhythm instruments playing interlocking grooves. Funk uses the same richly-colored extended chords found in bebop jazz, such as minor chords with added sevenths and elevenths, or dominant seventh chords with altered ninths.

 

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