race music

race music

noun Older Use.
blues-based music or jazz by and for American blacks in the 1920s and 1930s, when it was regarded as a distinctive, separate market by the music industry; early jazz or rhythm-and-blues.

Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To race music
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: race murder
Next Definition: race norming
Words Near: race music
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for race music
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing race music
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;