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Music Term: Jazz

J?gerhorn
Jacara
Jack
Jack bay
Jagdstuck
Jaleo
Jam
Jam sync
Janizary music
Janko keyboard
Jati
Jaw harp
Jawbone
Jazz
Jazz band
Jazz influence
Jembe drums
Jeng
Jentele
Jeta
Jete
Jew's harp a
Jew's harp
Jhaptal
Ji-uchi, or jikata
Jig
Jigg
Jinrai
Jitterbug
Jive
Jodel
Jongleur
Joropo
Jota
Jouen
Joystick
Jubilate
Jubiloso
Jubilus
Just
Just intonation
Just tuning
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Jazz
Definition and background:
A style of music originating in the 20th century in New Orleans which combined elements of European-American and African music. This style of music was developed largely in urban areas, starting in New Orleans, then moving to Chicago, then to New York. It is an improvisational, expressive style of music, characterized by syncopated rhythms, ' blue notes ' and the use of seventh and ninth chords.See also blues, ragtime, scat singing, and third stream. A popular music style influenced by the blues, popular song, and other musical genre. Jazz is characterized by highly sophisticated improvised melodic lines over chord progressions (changes) with a steady beat and considerable syncopation.a musical form originating in 20th century U.S.A. it features specialized rhythm patterns, a standard repertoire, and was formerly associated with popular dance music. Serious 20th century composers have since dipped into the jazz idiom

A popular music style influenced by the blues, popular song, and other musical genre. Jazz is characterized by highly sophisticated improvised melodic lines over chord progressions (changes) with a steady beat and considerable syncopation
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