Practitioners of Fine Art

1. Practitioners of fine art can be divided into three groups, all of which are important: innovators, synthesists, and preservers (All That Jazz by Jack Wheaton p. 143). Describe the difference and give an example of each.

An artist may have a combination of all three. Which category (categories) best describes the musicians below?
2. The Chieftains.
3. Michael Hedges.
4. Jimi Hendrix.
5. Chet Atkins.
6. Doc Watson.
7. The Beatles.
8. Robert Johnson.
9. Tommy Emmanuel.
10. Charley Parker.

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