jazz

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  • A style of music, native to America, characterized by a strong but flexible rhythmic understructure with solo and ensemble improvisations on basic tunes and chord patterns and, more recently, a highly sophisticated harmonic idiom.
  • Big band dance music.
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  • Animation; enthusiasm.
  • Nonsense.
  • Miscellaneous, unspecified things.
  • To play in a jazz style.
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  • To utter exaggerations or lies to.
  • To give great pleasure to; excite.
  • To cause to accelerate.
  • To exaggerate or lie.
  • To make more interesting; enliven.
  • A type of music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles, but generally featuring intricate rhythms, improvisation, prominent solo segments, and great freedom in harmonic idiom played frequently in a polyphonic style, on various instruments including horn, saxophone, piano and percussion, but rarely stringed instruments.
  • empty or insincere or exaggerated talk.
  • A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands.
  • A musical art form rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in the <xref>African American</xref> <xref>blues</xref> tradition, with diverse influences over time, commonly characterized by <xref>blue notes</xref>, <xref>syncopation</xref>, <xref>swing</xref>, <xref>call</xref> and <xref>response</xref>, <xref>polyrhythms</xref> and <xref>improvisation</xref>.
  • Energy, excitement, excitability. Very lively.
  • The (in)tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a thing.
  • Unspecified thing(s).
  • Of excellent quality, the genuine article.
  • Nonsense.
  • To play jazz music.
  • To dance to the tunes of jazz music.
  • To enliven, brighten up, make more colourful or exciting; excite
  • To complicate.
  • To <xref>have sex</xref> with.
  • To destroy.
  • To distract/pester.
  • have sexual intercourse with
  • a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands
  • play something in the style of jazz
  • empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
  • a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
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