Jazz

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United States jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971) Armstrong , Louis Armstrong , Satchmo
style of rock music that emerged in the 1970s; associated with attempts to combine rock with jazz and other forms; intended for listening and not dancing art rock , progressive rock
United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956) Arthur Tatum , Art Tatum , Tatum
jazz, early style barrelhouse
United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favored modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop) beat generation , beatniks , beats
1940's style of jazz characterized by fast rhythms and nonsensical lyrics bebop
early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940) bebop , bop
United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including Black as well as White musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986) Benjamin David Goodman , Benny Goodman , Goodman , King of Swing
large dance or jazz band usually featuring improvised solos by lead musicians big band
United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955) Bird Parker , Charles Christopher Parker , Charlie Parker , Parker , Yardbird Parker
jazz ballad blue
Brazilian jazz and samba music blended together bossa nova
United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969) Coleman Hawkins , Hawkins
band, small jazz combo
small band of jazz musicians combo , jazz band , jazz group
jazz that is restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat cool jazz
French composer of works that combine jazz and polytonality and Brazilian music (1892-1974) Darius Milhaud , Milhaud
United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991) Davis , Miles Davis , Miles Dewey Davis Jr.
jazz, relatively fast instrumental Dixieland
United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993) Dizzy Gillespie , Gillespie , John Birks Gillespie
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