Smooth jazz

In the early 1980s, a commercial form of jazz fusion called “pop fusion” or “smooth jazz” became successful and aired significant radio airplay time in radio stations across the U.S. This helped to establish the careers of vocalists including Al Jarreau, Anita Baker, Chaka Khan and Sade, as well as saxophonists including Grover Washington, Jr., Kenny G and David Sanborn. Smooth jazz is downtempo (the most widely played tracks are of 90–105 beats per minute), with a lead, melody-playing instrument the tenor or soprano saxophone.
So , finding an answer to the question, What is Jazz? is a daunting task, the more you listen , the more you’ll wonder.

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