jazz singer

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.


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Her voice is a muscular contralto that she uses the way a jazz singer does, creating hypnotic musical lines.
The jazz singer with a diamond voice makes me smile even when she's singing a sad song.
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