1. How is jazz music similar to classical music? How is it different?

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Jazz music and classical music both have differences as well as similarities too. Here are the similarities and differences between the two: 1. Rhythm - The most common similarity between the two is that they both use regular rhythm or a musical beat. However, classical music has a more steady rhythm. 2. Instrumentation - Some musical instruments are common in both such as the saxophone. But other instruments made a crossover from classical to jazz which are the flute, clarinet and trumpet. Conversely, some jazz instruments are now associated with classical music. 3. Improvisation - Improvisation makes each kind of music distinct. In classical music, performers are expected to play with a conductor; whereas, in jazz music, it places prestige on the individual performer and improviser.

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