jazznoun [ U ]uk /dʒæz/ us /dʒæz/
- I've never really gone in for classical music, but I love jazz.
- The famous jazz musician, Duke Ellington, was a composer, arranger and pianist.
- I wish there was more jazz on the radio.
- The drums and double bass usually form the rhythm section of a jazz group.
- They booked a jazz band for their wedding.
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- An important part of jazz is improvisation. For part of the song, all the musicians play their instruments together.
- It is the home of jazz music.
- The African-American musicians in New Orleans took these different kinds of music and mixed them with African rhythms to make a new music – jazz.
- This trumpet player from New Orleans is often called the father of jazz improvisation.