Dixieland Jazz

Also known as hot jazz or traditional jazz. This style of jazz is based on the music that is developed in New Orleans around the 20th century.

Bebop Jazz

Also known as bop is a style of jazz developed around middle 40’s in the United States. Bebop features a mixture character with a fast tempo. The mixture of characteristics includes sophisticated chord progressions with rapid chord changes, changes of key, advanced instrumental skills, and improvisation.

Cool Jazz

A style of modern jazz music that developed in the United States after World War II. It is characterized by relaxed tempos and lighter tone, compared to the fast and sophisticated bebop style. Cool jazz is more ideal on formal occasions and have traces of classical music.  

Latin Jazz

A type of jazz with Latin American rhythms. The mixture rhythms of Afro-Cuban jazz, a section with ostinato patterns or a clave and Afro-Brazilian jazz, which includes bossa nova and samba.

Jazz Fusion

Also known as progressive jazz is a genre that is emerged in the late 60s when musicians merge jazz harmony with rock music, funk and rhythm and blues. The popular instruments in rock and roll like electric guitars, amplifiers, and keyboards are started to be used by jazz musicians.