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What tune by Herbie Hancock crossed over into the top 100 pop charts in 1962?Watermelon Man, a tune on Hancock's first album entitledTakin' Of. The tune is a great example of soul or funky jazz, with a strong dash of the bluesWhen Herbie Hancock left Miles Davis' group, who did Davis replace him with?
Fusion in jazz is nothing newA style of jazz that incorporates elements and instruments from rock and roll and funk4 distinct style traits1.Typical swing rhythm is replaced with a rock or funk groove2.Uses electronic instruments like those used in pop music – electric bass, piano, guitar3.Fusion uses intense amplification4.Harmonies are either simple and repetitive or change very more slowly like in modal jazz.Rock & Funk based musicRock drummingBeatles “I’m happy just to dance with you”Straight 8thhi-hat notes.-Thelonious monkFour and oneArt BlakeyRock grooves tend to be in a straight eighth feel and most prominently feature bass andsnare drum with the snare generally highlighting the back beatTraditional jazz drumset playing tend to have swing eighth notesJames brownFunk is highly syncopatedBassline is highly syncopatedGuitar plays the 16th