What’s the difference between jazz and experimental rock?

“There are similarities and there are differences. The main similarity is the improvisation; the main difference is probably in the beat. Rock ‘n’ roll is much harder and more straight – hard 4/4, you know – and jazz gets into 3/4 and other things.” –John Densmore explaining the difference between Jazz and Experimental Rock to Hullabaloo, December 1968.

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