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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Their romping Dixieland jazz, straight out of 1940s Chicago makes them the odds-on favourite for Band of the Festival."
Their romping Dixieland jazz, straight out of 1940s Chicago makes them the odds-on favourite for Band of the Festival." Local heroes jump jivers King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys; Ricky Cool and the In Crowd, who still inhabit the world of the 1960s Flamingo Club; jazz canaries Abi K, Judy Blu, Deborah Rose, Sheila Waterfield, Lisa Carter and Bille Baker and arch-bebopper Chris Bowden will take part.
Entertainment will be provided by the Dixieland Jazz Cats and the popular Peter Oprisko at 1 p.m.
1917: The Dixie Jazz Band One-Step was the world's first jazz record to be released - ironically by the all-white Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
The four-piece specialise in gospel and Dixieland jazz.
At the age of 16, he was hired by the successful Dixieland band Feetwarmers and started his own band, Oscar's Trio, in 1955.
She names the boardinghouse Dixieland. Steve Coates of The New York Times has called Dixieland "the most famous boardinghouse in American fiction." The six children find their lives split between two homes, with Eugene living mostly at Dixieland with his mother, and the other children coming and going between the boardinghouse and Gant's house, where daughter Helen remains to take care of him.
Musical selections will include big band swing, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, bebop, Latin and patriotic songs, suitable for the entire family.
Flying from Newcastle Departs October & November 2015, January to May 2016 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.
? The Original Dixieland Jazz Band brought the up-tempo dancefloorfriendly sounds of New Orleans to England.
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