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jazz-rock

[jaz-rok] /ˈdʒæzˌrɒk/
noun
1.
music that combines elements of both jazz and rock and is usually performed on amplified electric instruments.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • The multi-talented musician plays selections from a variety of musical genres-from big band to jazz-rock fusion.
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cross over

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

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