PUBLISHED: 08:39, Mon, Jan 11, 2021 | UPDATED: 08:39, Mon, Jan 11, 2021
Soul has become the most-watched movie on Disney Plus during the Christmas season. The Pixar film has gained many fans in a short space of time, with many loving the gorgeous music included. So is the film based on soul music, and does its star, Jamie Foxx, sing?
Soul is not about soul music, but the genre which preceded it and is often thought of as the basis for soul: jazz music.
Jazz is considered to be a precursor for many genres, including R&B, soul and bebop.
Blues was also a genre from which soul music grew, which was a precursor to jazz and grew up from the mid to late 1800s.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Soul - what music features in the film? (Image: Pixar)
Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx (Image: Pixar)
Jazz showed up nearer to the 1900s, and many versions of jazz have come from it, while other genres also found their basis here.
As for soul, which comes from jazz, R&B and gospel, this grew from the 1950s with singers such as James Brown, known as the Godfather of Soul, and Ray Charles, who combined various aforementioned genres to pioneer soul music.
The Pixar movie Soul focuses on a jazz musician, Joe Gardner (voiced by Jamie Foxx) who is about to get the gig of a