Every style of music has its own particular features, first of all rhythmical ones. Mainly, these features are realized by rhythmical pattern of the percussion instruments and also appropriate line of the bass guitar. Studying basic characteristics of every style is a significant practice for drummer and bass guitar player as well.
There is a great manual "Jazz, Rock & Latin Sourcebook" written by American musician and teacher Charles Dowd. The material from that book has become the basis for this part.