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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