Musical styles showing influences from traditional jazz include later styles of jazz, rhythm and blues , and early rock and roll . Traditional New Orleans second-line drumming and piano playing are prominent in the music of Fats Domino . The New Orleans drummer Idris Muhammad adapted second-line drumming to modern jazz styles and gained crossover influence on the R&B style of James Brown . Charles Mingus paid homage to traditional jazz styles with compositions such as Eat Dat Chicken and My Jellyroll Soul . The contemporary New Orleans Brass Band styles, such as the Dirty Dozen Brass Band , The Primate Fiasco, the Hot Tamale Brass Band and the Rebirth Brass Band have combined traditional New Orleans brass band jazz with such influences as contemporary jazz, funk, hip hop, and rap. The M-BASE (Multi-Basic Array of Synchronous Extemporization) improvisational concept used by ensembles including Cassandra Wilson , Geri Allen , Greg Osby , Steve Coleman , Graham Haynes , Kevin Eubanks and others is an extension of the polyphonic improvisation of New Orleans jazz.