fusion music

“I ain’t playing no jazz” – Towards the musical style of The Zawinul Syndicate

Joe Zawinul’s 55-year musical career was marked by three major periods: his stint with Cannonball Adderley (1961–1970), the ensemble Weather Report (1970 – ca. 1986) and his own The Zawinul Syndicate (1988–2007). Thus considered, his stylistic development began with hard bop and soul, paving the way for his own debut jazz-rock recordings (1966), then continuing […]

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Penetration of Jazz into Various Genres and Subcultures

Jazz is a universal music that has influenced many generations and still attracts new audiences. Although it was developing autonomously along with popular and classical music, its development has been progressively absorbed into different musical genres and styles. Jazz penetration into other genres culminated in the 1960s with its expansion into pop music. The 1970s […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2015, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Jazzrock and Fusion Music in Slovakia

Sorry, this entry is only available in Slovensky. Abstracts are available in English.

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2013, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Jazz-rock and Fusion Music in Slovakia

The syntheses of jazz and rock music in Slovakia have had their own specific development. This paper illustrates the historical development of Slovakian jazzrock and fusion music and its parallels and differences compared with such styles in the Czech Republic, world music and music of American provenance. The author aims to answer questions about the […]

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