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Music Genre Fusion Western Music borrowing from Non-western and Nonwestern music borrowing from Western Music

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On the other hand, te nonwestern musicians also tend to have great influence of the western musical style and structure and by borrowing from it, tey become able to produce something genuinely new (Manuel 122). Wstern musical history is full of examples that indicate the borrowing from the nonwestern music and culture. I 1950s and 1960s, te American Jazz composer Sun Ra incorporated African rhythms in his western compositions and also used some recordings by Yusef Lateef featuring the traditional Islamic style instruments. American Jazz Trumpet Don Cherry been regarded as the pioneer of world music fusion incorporated the influence of Middle Eastern, taditional African and classical Indian music styles in his compositions (Manuel 124).

H worked for this incorporation with great devotion and properly learnt the methods and technicalities of the Indian music from Vasant Rai and in his albums, tere were many compositions in which table and sitar were played (Born and Hesmondhalgh 12). I 1965, Gorge Harrison played sitar in his song Norwegian Wood in which the Indian hand drum pair “table” was also Indian musician Anil Bhagwat.

Lter in 1966, hs English rock band Beatles sung his composed song Love You to that has been considered as the first Beatles song that truly indicates the strong influence of Indian classical music upon the western music. I this song, te “sitar” and “table” were played by the band. I 1970s, Dzzy Gillespie performed A Night in Tunisia on the recordings by Keith Jarrett in which the Middle Eastern instruments and harmonic style were used after certain modifications. I 1970s, Aerican composer Don also some musical styles from the music of India and Bulgaria.

Aerican Jazz composer Andy Narrell used the Trinidad instrument in his jazz compositions created in 1990s. Later, Eglish composer John McLaughlin also used some Indian musical traditions in his compositions during 1970s and 1990s. O the other hand, te nonwestern composers and musicians were also continuously in quest of creating some masterpieces with perfect blend of their own musical traditions and western music style. I 1956, te Indian musician and composer Pandit Ravi Shanker visited America and his debut performing in New York.

Hs talent was widely appraised in the western world after this debut very soon he went into collaboration with western musicians. I...

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