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    Jazz Crossovers

    Jazz and classical music crossover:

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    'Fly me to the moon'.

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    'Love is a many-splendoured thing' - romantic ballad played as jazz.

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    Morton Gould's 'China Blue' - a crossover of jazz with oriental music that is considered to be a piece of classical music too.

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    A fusion of jazz and classical music here in Duke Ellington's 'Jazz Symphony', Black Brown and Beige:

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    Another crossover of jazz and classical music -
    James Price Johnson : Yamekraw (1927), arr. for jazz piano and orchestra by William Grant Still.




    And it's lovely.
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    Traditional Christmas Carols played as jazz - Happy Christmas, friends.



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    Brubeck was another who crossed over

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taggart View Post
    Brubeck was another who crossed over

    I wonder how you categorise 'Take Five'? It's Jazz, but it's now a classic and is set as a piece to play in the violin exam that I'm hoping to take.

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    Listen to the ultimate fusion of jazz & classical music on this video - 'Brubeck meets Bach'.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQO90Q_E4rg
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    A great 'crossover' artist (gospel with blues & rock) - Rosetta Tharpe.

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