cool jazz


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cool jazz

n.
A style of jazz that emerged by the early 1950s, characterized by rhythmic and emotional restraint, extensive legato passages, and a reflective character.

[On the model of hot jazz, bop.]
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Noun1.cool jazz - jazz that is restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beatcool jazz - jazz that is restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat
jazz - a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
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cool jazz

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The artistes will be performing everything - from bebop, jazz fusion and swing music to trad and smooth jazz, cool jazz and West Coast jazz.
Her eclectic new album, Fire On The Floor, which was released earlier this month, delves into all these rich areas of musical expression, from the soul of Let's Get Together, the smouldering rock of the title track and the cool jazz of Coca Cola.
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If you are not a great Modern Jazz fan, but would like a lovely relaxing day at Bodafon Farm, enjoying good food, quality tea, real coffee and fine wines, and listening to happy-go-lucky Dixieland music and easylistening cool jazz in the Courtyard and Terrace, then the Stroller Ticket at PS6 would be a good choice, without costing the earth.
The Trio's latest musical endeavor pays tribute to great American singers ranging from the Supper Club style of artists like Blossom Dearie, Doris Day, Peggy Lee and Lena Horne, to the Cool Jazz style of singers like June Christy, Anita O'Day, Chris Conner, Julie London and more.
The sextet did Parker's Ah-Leu-Cha, Monk's Straight, No Chaser, and Dizzy Gillespie and John Lewis' Two Bass Hit: bebop and cool jazz that is guaranteed to perk you up each time you listen to it.
Paul Kelly's acclaimed film of colour footage of post-war London will provide the visuals for an evocative soundtrack of cool jazz and Swinging-sixties instrumentals from band members Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs.
They all read music, and they can play whatever the sit-ins choose: swing, bebop, free bop, hard bop, cool jazz, Latin jazz.
NEW YORK -- Foreststorn "Chico'' Hamilton, an influential jazz drummer and bandleader who was an architect of the West Coast cool jazz style and was known for discovering young talent, has died.
From Lifetime Brands' Fred & Friends, these Cool Jazz Ice Stirrers combine ice and stirring into one groovy guitar, perfect for jazzing up one's favorite beverage.
Genio innovador, contribuyo en gran parte a que el jazz evolucionara rapidamente durante los anos cincuenta y sesenta, con subgeneros como el cool jazz, el hard bop, jazz fusion y el jazz modal.
To book Al Forno for the Cool Jazz Dinner, available every second Thursday, call 01642 242191 or email al_forno@btinternet.