The question of the origin of the word jazz has resulted in ... Attempts have been
a type of American music with lively rhythms and melodies that are often made up by musicians as they play. : meaningless or foolish talk. : similar things.
a. A style of music, native to America, characterized by a strong but flexible rhythmic understructure with solo and ensemble improvisations on basic tunes and ...
Jan 12, 2012
Essentially he says it is difficult to define. Historian and critic Barry Ulanov agreed
, saying, "There is no common