Adjective "Jazz" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jazz


    Definition:

    1. music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a harmonic idiom ranging from simple diatonicism through chromaticism to atonality.

    2. a style of dance music, popular especially in the 1920s, arranged for a large band and marked by some of the features of ja

    Examples:

    "samples can be jazz."

    "musics can be jazz."

    "jazzs can be jazz."

    "gooks can be jazz."