Lesson 51: Genre/ Style
What Is Genre/ Style?
Important modern music genres/ styles are:
- jazz swing
- bossa nova
- gypsy jazz
- jazz rock ( "fusion")
- country & western
- "pop" ( whatever that is...)
- rhythm & blues
What to Do
At least learn to fake credibly in each and every one of the above genres/ styles. This involves:
- listening in order to get the feel of the genres/ styles
- learning clichés/ licks typical of the genres/ styles
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