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Jazz fusion

  1. 1. Jazz Fusion
  2. 2. Characteristics <ul><li>Musical fusion between Jazz, Funk, R&B, Rock, 20th century classical music, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly related to Progressive Rock and Jazz Rock </li></ul><ul><li>Fusion albums include a wide variety of styles, being very different from each other </li></ul><ul><li>The genre was never really popular, except from some specific albums. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Instruments
  4. 4. History <ul><li>Born in the late 60s, with a climax in the mid 70s. </li></ul><ul><li>Miles Davis (American Jazz musician, trumpeter, composer and band leader) started the genre with the records In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew (‘69 and ‘70). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Miles Davis <ul><li>Miles Davis is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. </li></ul><ul><li>He played with many respected musicians, which continued to develop Jazz Fusion, such as John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, John Coltrane and Billy Cobham. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Frank Zappa <ul><li>American composer, musician, multi instrumentalist, conductor, and producer. </li></ul><ul><li>In a career longer than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, and orchestral works, among others . </li></ul><ul><li>He released over 60 albums with the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. </li></ul>
  7. 7. FZ Quotes <ul><li>“ Don't mind your make-up, you'd better make your mind up.” </li></ul><ul><li>A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it's not open. </li></ul><ul><li>Interviewer: &quot;So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?&quot; FZ: &quot;You have a wooden leg. Does that make you a table?&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. Peaches en Regalia Flight Over Rio Birds Of Fire

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