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What is the difference between Jazz and Rock?

Asked by Denton Perez, Last updated: Sep 19, 2021

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S.Sophie

S.Sophie

S.Sophie
S.Sophie

Answered Mar 03, 2020

Rock and jazz music have been around for decades, although some people may not realize it. One of the main differences is the instrument that is being used by people whenever they would like to play a certain type of music. For jazz music, they make use of the trumpet. For rock music, they normally use electric guitars. You can also expect that with jazz music, the pitch is going to be lower as compared to rock music can be very loud.

There are some people who cannot stand rock music because they feel like their eardrums are popping because of the strength of the sound. People will always have different preferences when it comes to the type of music that they like.

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C.Charlotte

C.Charlotte

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C.Charlotte

Answered Feb 28, 2020

Jazz is a blend of American, European, and African slave music at the beginning of the twentieth century. The music became a part of their daily life, as they would listen to it during their work and as a way of unwinding from a hard day's work. This type of music is a combination of blues, ragtime, and other types of music in which jazz has developed. Jazz is renowned for its musical instruments.

They generally use the piano, trumpet, and saxophone. Rock music is typically poetic and relatable. In 1950, rock music was developed, and in its early stages, it was said to be an intermingling of country, folk, blues, and jazz. There are many different types of rock music. In its evolution, rock became known for its desire to take risks and go against the mainstream. This music is played with electric guitars, bass, drums, and lyrics sung by the vocalist.
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