Crossover jazz

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Crossover jazz is a genre of music that combines jazz with other genres to appeal to a bigger audience. Musicians in this genre sell albums on charts other than jazz, such as pop and R&B. Examples include George Benson, Chris Botti, Candy Dulfer, Michael Franks, Dave Grusin, Earl Klugh, Bob James, Al Jarreau, Lee Ritenour, David Sanborn, Spyro Gyra, and Grover Washington Jr.[1]

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  1. ^ "Crossover Jazz Music Artists | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Bogdanov, Vladimir; Chris Woodstra; Stephen Thomas Erlewine (2001). All music guide: the definitive guide to popular music. Hal Leonard. ISBN 978-0-87930-627-4. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Eumir Deodato - The Crossing (2010) [Crossover Jazz, Smooth Jazz]; FLAC (tracks+.cue) -".