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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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Tolbooth jazz night Musical quartet Square One will be joined by top saxophonist Andy Middleton for an evening of modern jazz at theTolbooth on March 11.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 23 August 2017: Modern jazz band, Eclectic Quartet, will perform at culture venue 3elbet Alwan on Wednesday.
Two mallett approach IN a celebration of the music of the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet, vibraphonist Nat Steele will appear at Mold's Theatr Clwyd on Tuesday 27 September, along with three of the country's finest jazz musicians, Described by the renowned Clark Tracey as "one of the best vibes players this country has ever produced", Nat Steele has emerged as a phenomenal young player noted for his melodic sense and hardswinging two-mallet approach reminiscent of the MJQ's great Milt Jackson.
Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times.
He is considered the most important Jazz musician after Louis Armstrong as a result of his improvisational work and stylistic acumen, in being the primary creator of the first style of modern jazz known as Bebop.
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.