As well, it describes music movements e. In the s, while women constitute a significant proportion of popular music and classical music singers, and a significant proportion of songwriters many of them being singer-songwriters , there are few women record producers , rock critics and rock instrumentalists. Notable women artists in pop, such as Bjork and Lady Gaga have commented about sexism and gender discrimination in the music industry. Smith announced that " Women constitute a significant proportion of instrumental soloists in classical music and the percentage of women in orchestras is increasing. Women are less common as instrumental players in popular music genres such as rock and heavy metal , although there have been a number of notable female instrumentalists and all-female bands. Women are particularly underrepresented in extreme metal genres. While women were discouraged from composing in the 19th century, and there are few women musicologists , women became involved in music education "to such a degree that women dominated [this field] during the later half of the 19th century and well into the 20th century.
With Kiss, his primary function is, and has always been, to support the band and to put on the best show possible. So you owe it to Alice Cooper to make his show as good as it can be. The Cleveland, Ohio—born Singer grew up on a steady diet of Led Zeppelin and big band before starting his professional career. But Singer is taking it all in stride, and his attitude about the finality of it all remains consistently refreshing and inspiring. Eric: I try to take life one day at a time. But I allow myself the flexibility because things are constantly changing.
Instruments: 1, Pearl Harbor Years playing: Vocals, bass. I sing, play bass, program the drums, and come up with the keyboard parts. My sister is 15, so I pretty much call the shots as far as business goes. I don't really think in terms of gender when it comes to making art. Personally I like to look at this as an ongoing world-beautification project that everyone has a stake in, regardless of age, gender, upbringing, etc.
Funk de-emphasizes melody and chord progressions and focuses on a strong rhythmic groove of a bassline played by an electric bassist and a drum part played by a drummer , often at slower tempos than other popular music. Like much of African-inspired music , funk typically consists of a complex groove with rhythm instruments playing interlocking grooves that created a "hypnotic" and "danceable feel". Funk originated in the mids, with James Brown 's development of a signature groove that emphasized the downbeat —with heavy emphasis on the first beat of every measure "The One" , and the application of swung 16th notes and syncopation on all basslines, drum patterns, and guitar riffs. Funk derivatives include the psychedelic funk of Sly Stone and George Clinton ; the avant-funk of groups such as Talking Heads and the Pop Group ; boogie , a form of post-disco dance music; electro music , a hybrid of electronic music and funk; funk metal e. Funk samples and breakbeats have been used extensively in hip hop and various forms of electronic dance music , such as house music , and Detroit techno. It is also the main influence of go-go , a subgenre associated with funk. The word funk initially referred and still refers to a strong odor. It is originally derived from Latin "fumigare" which means "to smoke" via Old French "fungiere" and, in this sense, it was first documented in English in In "funky" meaning "musty" was first documented, which, in turn, led to a sense of "earthy" that was taken up around in early jazz slang for something "deeply or strongly felt". In early jam sessions , musicians would encourage one another to " get down " by telling one another, "Now, put some stank on it!