Analyse the role of an instrument commonly used in popular music, making reference to:
a. current use of the instrument in popular music, citing prominent players;
b. a contemporary song/musical piece which uses the instrument in a prominent way;
c. the role of one innovative player who has changed the way the instrument is played or viewed;
d. the historical role of the instrument in two contrasting styles of music;
e. technological developments in relation to the instrument, citing their effects on the development of popular music;
f. the instrument’s cultural and sociological associations reviewing attitudes to it and its users.