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|Cultural origins||1960s – early 1970s, United States|
Jazz-funk is a subgenre of
Jazz-funk is primarily an
An extension of the jazz field, jazz-funk exhibits several distinctive characteristics.
A first is the departure from ternary rhythm (near-triplet), i.e. the "swing" (see
A second characteristic of jazz-funk music was the use of electric instruments, such as the
A third feature is the shift of proportions between composition and improvisation. Arrangements, melody, and overall writing were heavily emphasised. In a nutshell this is a departure from