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Jazz   /dʒæz/   Listen
Jazz

noun
1.
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.  Synonyms: idle words, malarkey, malarky, nothingness, wind.  "Don't give me any of that jazz"
2.
A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles.
3.
A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands.



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"Jazz" Quotes from Famous Books



... snare drums, and rattles, or other noise-makers. The result is an indescribable hubbub; a garish human kaleidoscope, accompanied by fiendish clamor and unmusical noises which fairly outstrip a dozen jazz bands. It is bedlam let loose, a scene of ...
— Inca Land - Explorations in the Highlands of Peru • Hiram Bingham



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