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Free funk
Stylistic origins Free Jazz, Funk
Cultural origins 1970s in the United States
Typical instruments Saxophone, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums
Derivative forms M-Base

Free funk developed in the 1970s as a combination of Avant-garde jazz with funk music. Leaders of the genre include Ornette Coleman and his Prime Time group, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Jamaaladeen Tacuma and James "Blood" Ulmer. The music has been quite influential on the M-Base genre, as well.[1]

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