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Synonyms for 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

a style of dance music popular in the 1920s

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play something in the style of jazz

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Playing jazz is the most challenging, interesting and enjoyable way to connect theory and performance at any level.
So, on a cold Tuesday morning, on the last day of Black History Month, the president of the Los Angeles Jazz Society parks her traveling A Train of jazz musicians outside the Sylmar school auditorium and walks inside with a five-piece group.
Interviews with leading ladies in jazz detail the ups and downs female musicians face in a male-dominated profession.
216 621-7907) Monday night football specials, swing and salsa classes, jazz, spoken word, jungle lounge, and funk nights.
Jazz is, quite literally, the textual negotiation of freedom through the grammar of the erotic.
It made sense, too: As Reagan was taking the country back to traditional values, so was Marsalis, the new jazz savior.
In his soul, though, Gold is a jazz musician, and he has endeavored now to fuse the worlds of music, business, and education into a breakthrough methodology for improving organizational performance.
Gil Amelio, chairman and chief executive officer of Jazz Technologies, said, "We are very pleased that our shareholders recognized the substantial strategic and economic benefits associated with this merger.
Ballet, character, pointe, partnering, variations, jazz, modern, Pilates.
This weekend, the Los Angeles-based Childs and his Jazz-Chamber Ensemble (an all-star group featuring drummer Brian Blade, saxophonist Bob Sheppard, guitarist Larry Koonse, bassist Jimmy Johnson and harpist Carol Robbins) appears at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City.
The final chapter of the book, "Style Files," provides original examples of various types of smooth jazz, based on the styles of well-known jazz artists, such as the Rippingtons, Al Jarreau, the Yellow jackets and others.
Carole Boston Weatherford's Jazz Baby brings to life in poetry the rhythms, beats and instruments that create finger-snappin', toe-tappin' jazz.
While most contemporary jazz aficionados tend to be middle-aged white men and students, the music and the history of what has been called America's greatest cultural contribution are largely unknown to the general public.
If jazz is music of revolt, it is a revolt towards more natural, wholesome, normal human relationships.
Conexant Systems is a significant stockholder of Jazz Semiconductor, Inc.