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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Picture     Jazz fusion or jazz rock, is a musical fusion genre that developed in the late 1960s from a mixture of elements of jazz such as its focus on improvisation with the rhythms and grooves of rock and blues and the beats and heavily amplified electric instruments and electronic effects of rock. While the term jazz rock is often used as a synonym for jazz fusion, it also refers to the music performed by late 1960s and 1970s-era rock bands when they added jazz elements to their music such as free-form improvisation.

     During the late 1960s, at the same time that jazz musicians were experimenting with rock rhythms and electric instruments, rock groups such as Cream and the Grateful Dead were beginning to incorporate elements of jazz into their music. Other groups such as Blood, Sweat and Tears directly borrowed harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and instrumentational elements from the jazz tradition.


Jazz Rock bands starting with 'D': 4 bands in database

Alun Davies (United Kingdom)Delivery (United Kingdom)
Dennis (Germany)Don Harrison Band (United States)

Jazz Rock artists starting with 'D': 40 artists in database

Alun DaviesAynsley Dunbar
Brian DavisonChristian Duponcheel
Cliff DaviesDave Duba
Dave DufortDemelza
Dominique DubuissonElton Dean
Emilio DonatucciFrank Diez
Geoff DownesGeorge DiQuattro
Holger DunkelJürgen Drogies
Jaki DankworthJean-Luc Duponcheel
Johnny DickJohnny Dyani
Jonathan DavieJulie Driscoll
Klaus DapperLee Dorman
Les DavidsonLyn Dobson
Martin Van DuinhovenMichael Deep
Michael DuweMike Deacon
Myron DoveNorbert Drogies
Peter DinesRobert DiMonda
Roberto DétréeRoy Dyke
Russell DaShiellSteve Dowler
Udo DahmenWilly Daffern

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