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modern jazz

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(Jazz) any of the styles of jazz that evolved between the early 1940s and the later emergence of avant-garde jazz, characterized by a greater harmonic and rhythmic complexity than hitherto
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Noun1.modern jazz - any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940modern jazz - any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940
jazz - a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
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SATURDAY Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz BBC4, 7pm Following Friday night's Nina Simone documentary and Wynton Marsalis concert, BBC Four is still in a jazzy mood as it brings us this programme exploring the history of the iconic Blue Note Records.
An impressive 50 gained top marks in the tests after showing their skills in styles such as ballet, tap, modern jazz and theatre craft.
The collection, compiled from his catalog of the past decade, blends traditional ethnic sonorities and modern jazz fusion influences into new experiments of cultural hybridity, with each individual album complementing the others by design.
This triple-CD, with relative youngsters Christian McBride on bass and Brian Blade on drums, is gleaned from two lengthy concert tours, and, despite Corea's renown as a composer of a whole host of modern jazz standards, it comprises mainly American Song Book favourites like The Song Is You, My Foolish Heart and How Deep Is The Ocean?
It's a night of original jazz that mixes Brazilian and Afro-Cuban influences with classical and modern jazz vibes on Friday when Grammy-nominated Brazilian pianist-composer Weber Iago and the David Valdez Quartet out of Portland hit the Jazz Station in downtown Eugene.
Montgomery influenced countless modern jazz guitarists, including George Benson and Pat Metheny.
Ant describes his sound as: "Accessible modern jazz, with catchy melodies and intricate rhythms.
Core subjects include ballet, tap, modern jazz, drama and singing.
The championships covers various dance styles including ballet, tap, and modern jazz, and the Newbiggin event is expected to attract a large audience of competitors and dance enthusiasts.
STIRRING renditions of traditional and modern jazz standards will launch Solihull's free Music in the Park concert series.
After he describes the hardening of bebop, he profiles such musicians and ensembles as Art Blakely and The Jazz Messengers, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Lee Morgan/Hank Mobley, Sonny Stitt/Johnny Griffin, and Jackie McLean.