Dixieland


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Dix·ie·land

 (dĭk′sē-lănd′)
n.
A style of traditional jazz developed in New Orleans in the early 1900s, usually performed by combos and featuring simultaneous improvisations by multiple musicians.

Dixieland

(ˈdɪksɪˌlænd)
n
1. (Jazz) a form of jazz that originated in New Orleans, becoming popular esp with White musicians in the second decade of the 20th century
2. (Jazz) a revival of this style in the 1950s
3. (Placename) See Dixie1

Dix•ie•land

(ˈdɪk siˌlænd)

n.
1. jazz marked by accented four-four rhythm and improvisatory solos and emsembles and played by a small band.
2. Also, Dix′ie Land`. Dixie.
[1925–30]

dixieland

A New Orleans jazz style played in duple time by small groups and marked by ensemble and solo performances.
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Noun1.dixieland - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861Dixieland - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
slave state - any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Palmetto State, SC, South Carolina - a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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invites the community to its annual Dixieland Jazz Service at 10 a.
Flying from Manchester Airport Departs March, May, October & November 2014, February to May 2015 Join us for an unforgettable journey - crammed full of memorable highlights - through America's historic musical heartland, including the Louisiana cradle of the blues and Dixieland jazz, the birthplace of the 'King' and the Tennessee city in which he made his home, to the undisputed capital of Country Music.
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The fair, organised by the Leofric Lions Club, will include a hog roast and other fairground fayre, bouncy castles and Punch & Judy, a betting stall where people can place some small change on the outcome of a race, children's entertainment, and a traditional Dixieland jazz group.
The DUKES of Dixieland step forward with a sound that is durable and flexible, as jazz is meant to be.
Meanwhile, Gavin Lee's 7th Street Dixieland Band will feature on the bandstand outside The Forum Shopping Centre in Wallsend.
A lifelong fan of Dixieland jazz, he was a founding member and past president of the Charleston Dixieland Jazz Club.
Canadian Brass Dixieland Classics arranged by Luther Henderson, as recorded by the Canadian Brass.
Founded in 1990 by trumpeter Ross Tucker, the band has been described as one of the premier Dixieland and swing jazz bands on the East Coast.
AND ALL THAT JAZZ: A Dixieland jazz band entertained shoppers in Middlesbrough one weekend in June 1982.
DIXIELAND BAND, a stalwart of the Kentucky stallion ranks for the past 20 years, was put down on Wednesday due to the infirmities of old age, writes Nancy Sexton.
Music lovers can take in the harmonic hotspots of New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville on this 12-day Southern Music & Dixieland tour which leads from Atlanta, Georgia, to the birthplace of jazz in New Orleans, along the "Blues Highway" to Memphis and even stops by Chattanooga, home to the legendary choo-choo.