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jazz singer

noun
1.
a singer whose vocal technique is similar to that of a musical instrument, and whose singing has a strong jazz feeling, chiefly imparted through phrasing, melodic improvisation, and rhythmic subtlety.
Origin of jazz singer
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • I never suspected a jazz singer might be lurking behind the meat suit, or inside the large plexiglass egg.

    Can Lady Gaga Do Jazz? Ted Gioia September 21, 2014
  • She was a jazz singer, then a voice coach, then a cabaret singer, then an author, and she had to keep moving.

    Eloise at 55 Rachel Syme October 31, 2009
  • As a jazz singer, she operates at a much higher level than any of us had a right to expect.

    Can Lady Gaga Do Jazz? Ted Gioia September 21, 2014

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