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To which sub-genre of jazz belongs Ed Motta’s Dondi?

Is it pop jazz? Smooth jazz? Or anything else?

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    It's probably more in the side of soul, funk, and r&b. Doesn't sound very jazzy to me. – Jamm May 27 '15 at 16:59
  • There is only two genres in music: Good music and Bad Music. Everything in between is indexation to cd stores and there is no meaning to us listeners. – Elton Paes Aug 11 '16 at 18:50
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This is jazz-funk, a combination of a laid-back jazz sensibility with a funk instrumentation and groove. It's quite distant from traditional jazz.

Jazz-funk is a subgenre of jazz music characterized by a strong back beat (groove), electrified sounds and an early prevalence of analog synthesizers. The integration of funk, soul, and R&B music and styles into jazz resulted in the creation of a genre whose spectrum is quite wide and ranges from strong jazz improvisation to soul, funk or disco with jazz arrangements, jazz riffs, and jazz solos, and sometimes soul vocals.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz-funk

Compare these classic examples of the genre: Mizell Brothers Playlist, Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters

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I'd describe it more as jazz-rock à la Steely Dan, combined with soul and MPB (Música popular brasileira). It's certainly jazz-tinged rather than jazz.

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