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jazzes, plural;
  1. Play or dance to jazz music

  1. A type of music of black American origin characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm, emerging at the beginning of the 20th century. Brass and woodwind instruments and piano are particularly associated with jazz, although guitar and occasionally violin are also used; styles include Dixieland, swing, bebop, and free jazz

  2. Enthusiastic or lively talk, esp. when considered exaggerated or insincere
    • - all this jazz about how they can't afford it is preposterous

  1. play something in the style of jazz
  2. wind: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
  3. a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
  4. sleep together: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  5. a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands
  6. Jazz is a music genre that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States from a confluence of African and European music traditions. ...
  7. Jazz is the seventh studio album by British rock band Queen, released in November 1978. The album's varying musical styles were alternately praised and criticised; it was subject to a viciously scathing Rolling Stone review by Dave Marsh which included the suggestion that "Queen may be the first ...
  8. Jazz is a relatively new apple variety from New Zealand, and is the result of a cross between Royal Gala and Braeburn. It is also known as Scifresh. It was launched in April 2004.
  9. Black Buddafly is an African German American R&B duo composed of the twin sisters Amina (blonde hair, full name Aminata Schmahl) and Jazz (brown hair, full name Safietou Schmahl). ...
  10. Jazz (John Arthur Zander) is a fictional character created by Marvel Comics for their series District X.
  11. The Jazz computer architecture was a motherboard and chipset design originally developed by Microsoft for use in developing Windows NT. The design was eventually used as the basis for most MIPS-based Windows NT systems.
  12. A musical art form rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in the African American blues tradition, with diverse influences over time, commonly characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms and improvisation; Energy, excitement, excitability. ...
  13. A class of music born in New Orleans around 1900 that uses syncopation, improvisation and scat.  There are many different styles of jazz, including Dixieland, the blues, and  swing.  See Duke Ellington.  Also see More About Jazz.
  14. A genre of music that is the subject of this program. While no simple definition exists for jazz, the most important elements of jazz are often said to be swing and improvisation.
  15. a diverse, multi-faceted genre rooted in a synthesis of African and European musical concepts that emerged during the late 19th century. ...
  16. an African wording meaning sex. A unique music style developed in New Orleans from the fusion of African Voodoo polyrhythms, call and response, improvisation and satire with late 19^th century instruments and compositions. ...
  17. An American music genre that has its origins in the ragtime and blues music of the early 1900s. Jazz music is characterized by collective improvisation, the use of syncopation and an extended harmonic approach to chords.
  18. 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.
  19. The most comprehensive programming development environment that runs on the HP48, written by Mika Heiskanen. Jazz supports User RPL, System RPL, and assembly language, with full debugging, a high-speed full-screen replacement editor, an RPL mnemonic table, a library creator, and much more. ...
  20. A kind of music that developed in the southern United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ...
  21. General term loosely applied to popular American music, including such types as ragtime, blues and swing. Its characteristics traits, such as duple time, syncopation, etc. can be traced to afro-American origin.
  22. Style of music which has Afro-American roots. A popular offshoot of Blues and Gospel which has many sub-genres or hybrids like 'trad', 'fusion' and 'jazz-funk'. ...
  23. The music which is discussed here. May have come from the French jaser - to chatter. May have come from Jasbo Brown - a dancer.The 1920's was declared the Age of "Jazz."
  24. "Afro-American group instrumental part-improvised music" (Peter Riley), which quickly became a world music in the true sense of that term. The most innovative, original, creative and exciting music of the first two-thirds of this century. ...
  25. in a big band chart, a rhythm indication for medium to up-tempo swing (as opposed to latin).