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Soul jazz / Funky jazz

Soul jazz / Funky jazz
Jimmy McGriff in Toronto.
Intimately related to the hard bop, a jazz style developed, perhaps more specially a way of touching jazz, based on the structures use blues in slow or average tempo, with one “beat” firm and supported, emotionally interpretive, that it happened in calling funky or, later, soul jazz A subgenre that was exhibiting Hammond B and its pioneers (Wild Bill Davis, Jimmy Smith or Jimmy McGriff) like protagonists, and that was sinking also its roots in the musicians’ works like Horace Silver, Junior Mance, They McCann, Gene Harris, Ramsey Lewis or the singer and pianist Ray Charles.

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