Definition of jazz funk in English:

jazz funk


mass noun
  • A style of popular dance music incorporating elements of jazz and funk.

    as modifier ‘buzzy garage with a jazz-funk vibe’
    • ‘There's Orb-like techno delivered with a deft, light-fingered touch as if played by a highly proficient lounge orchestra, and there's even just a dash of 70s jazz funk of the Donald Byrd / Places And Spaces era.’
    • ‘Miles Davis, one of the giants of jazz, was also at 1970s event providing a bewildering display of jazz funk and fusion music which left some hippies confused and some begging for more.’
    • ‘It'll be an evening of instrumental tunes, mostly covering in a fusion style, with a splash of jazz funk, plus some of Neil's original songs.’
    • ‘He began his career as a jazz musician but is probably best known for inventing the Afro beat sound: a fusion of West African rhythms, percussion and jazz funk.’
    • ‘Landgren can play more or less anything on a trombone, from 1970s Crusaders-style jazz-funk to abstract improv noise effects.’


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