Would you explain to me some jazz subgenres like Acid, Chamber, Cool, Funk, Fusion. . .?

. . . those you know among them, and the main difference between them. and what do you think I should absolutely listen to. .

or even anything about jazz or other subgenres that you know and want to llustrate

2 Answers

  • mars
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Jazz-Fusion: Weather Report, Pat Metheny Group, Planet X/ Cool-Jazz: Miles Davis/ Jazz-Funk: The Mizell Brothers/ Acid-Jazz: US3/ Chamber-Jazz: Meg Okura/ Jazz-Rock: Jeff Beck

  • John
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    My impressions not intended to be an argument with anybody. All musical labels are vague. Listen to the examples to get a feel for them..... Acid jazz is fairly raw and edgy and I haven't listened a whole lot.  I gather it's also called Chamber Jazz. Google search: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6lDGgs7jAc

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    Cool jazz is hip and sophisticated much like it's namesake:


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    You want to understand funk, listen to James Brown. Funk is a rhythmic structure and it doesn't matter that JB wasn't jazz. Funk is funk.

    Fusion is anything anybody wants it to be. Many will say that it began with *****'s Brew, probably rightly so. I would go for the best, not the first:


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