Nu jazz is an umbrella term coined in the late 1990s to refer to music that blends jazz elements with other musical styles, such as funk, electronic dance music, and free improvisation. Also written nü-jazz or NuJazz, it is sometimes called electronic jazz, electro-jazz, e-jazz, jazztronica, jazz house, phusion, or future jazz. According to critic Tony Brewer, " Nu Jazz is to (traditional) Jazz what punk or grunge was to Rock. [...] The songs are the focus, not the individual prowess of the musicians. Read more on Last.fm.