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Smooth Jazz

Smooth Jazz is a genre mix that is heavily influenced by R&B, Rock, and Pop. It features heavy use of electric instruments a smooth R&B inspired beat and melodies. The smoothness makes it appealing to both core jazz lovers and core R&B lovers While it is commonly known as smooth "jazz", this is erroneous because smooth jazz is devoid of all detectable Jazz influence what so ever, as it does not meet any of the basic criteria of a subset of jazz, namely; free and common use of improvisation and musical value. A more accurate alternative name would be smooth R&B.