Smooth jazz is a form of instrumental music that draws from R&B, pop, jazz, Latin, funk and fusion influences. It first gained notoriety as a commercialized genre in the 1980s, although the playing style dates back to th... More » Art & Literature

Several smooth jazz FM radio stations broadcast to major metropolitan areas in the United States, such as the Los Angeles KTWV FM 94.7 station, "The WAVE." This station has focused primarily on smooth jazz programming si... More » Art & Literature

As of 2015, FM and online smooth jazz radio stations that are located in Atlanta, Georgia include Jazz 91.9 WCLK, and W.A.J.M. Smooth Jazz. Jazz 91.9 WCLK is a local Atlanta radio station that broadcast... More » Art & Literature
similar articles

Good songs for an instrumental music recital include classical favorites such as "Minuet in D Minor" by Bach and "Sonata in C Major, K95, L358" by Scarlatti; contemporary favorites, such as "Le Petit Nègre" by Claude Deb... More » Art & Literature

"Old school jams" are songs performed in the R&B, funk and early hip-hop genres during the 1980s. Some songs from the late 1970s and early 1990s also qualify as old school jams. More » Art & Literature

Popping and locking refer to dance moves that started as funk moves and are now used commonly in hip-hop dance. When popping, the dancer is forcing a part of his body outward in a movement that looks like a mini-explosio... More » Art & Literature

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are primarily a rock band, but they use elements of the genres of funk, punk rock and psychedelic rock in their music. The sound has been described as "funk rock." More » Art & Literature