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RockBoar.com 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.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz_Rock

Jazz Rock bands starting with 'W': 5 bands in database

John Weider (United Kingdom)Steve Winwood (United Kingdom)
Warm Dust (United Kingdom)Web (United Kingdom)
Wizzard (United Kingdom)

Jazz Rock artists starting with 'W': 59 artists in database

Alan WakemanBill Watson
Bob WardChris Wood
Colin WilkinsonDag Westling
Dave WattsDave White
Dave WintourDetlef Wiederhöft
Don WellerDoug Wimbish
Dransfield "Les" WalkerEmil Wurster
Etsuko "Manager" WatanabeFrank Wuyts
Garth Watt-RoyGary Weldon
Gary WindoGeoff Whitehorn
George WeaverGerald Veasley
Gilbert "Skip" van Wyck IIIGreg Walker
Harry WilliamsonJah Wobble
Jim WileyJohn L. Watson
John WatsonJohn Weider
John WilliamsJohn Woods
Junior WeerasingheKenny Wheeler
Klaus WeissLamar Williams
Lennie WrightLenny White
Michael WehmeyerMichael Westphal
Mick WallerMick Weaver
Mike WestbrookNarada Michael Walden
Pete WingfieldPeter Wolbrandt
Ray WarleighReese Wynans
Ricky WellmanRobert Wyatt
Ron WoodRoy Wood
Sakuro "Kant" WatanabeSerge Weber
Spike WellsSteve Winwood
Thomas WaßkönigWietn Wito
Willi Pape

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