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 (jăz′măn′, -mən)
A jazz musician or composer.
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n, pl jazzmen
(Jazz) a male musician who plays jazz
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(ˈdʒæzˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a musician who plays jazz.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jazzman - a musician who plays or composes jazz musicjazzman - a musician who plays or composes jazz music
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
syncopator - a musician who plays syncopated jazz music (usually in a dance band); "they called themselves the Dixie Syncopators"
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Truffaz is one of the world's most intelligent and inventive jazzmen.He started to perform when he was only 8 years.
Freeman (as he was better known), was one of the jazzmen who joined the jazz revolution called bebop at Minton's Playhouse and the Paradise Club in Harlem, New York City in the 1950s.
Well-loved bass player Richard Bona and his band (US); musician Aleksey Arkhipovskiy, who plays balalaika in a such a manner that it can imitate any instrument; kemenche player Mark Eliyahu (Israel) who is in the World Music Chart on SoundCloud; New York saxophonist Donny McCaslin (US) who worked on Blackstar, the final studio album by David Bowie; one of the most famous Russian jazzmen in the world Igor Butman and his quintet; the most promising jazzman Jacob Collier (UK) who became famous thanks to his YouTube videos, once noticed by the legendary Quincy Jones, and who has won two Grammys, will perform on Sberbank First Aristocrat stage.
music Afternoon With The Savoy Jazzmen It's time for the monthly concert again by the Savoy Jazzmen.
Accompagnes des membres de la troupe gnawa de Hamid El Kasri et du bassiste mauricien, Linley Marthe, le maallem et le jazzman se sont livres a une sorte de concours musical implicite entre jazzmen et gnawa dans une harmonie parfaite ou l'un ou l'autre des deux styles etaient mis en avant selon le morceau.
There will be live jazz performances in the afternoons by local groups, including the Vieux Carre Jazzmen, Non Electric Band, Maine Street Jazzmen and New Orleans.
His life began to change on the night a fellow musician in the Phoenix Jazzmen caught sight of his black and yellow striped jumper and decided to give him the nickname Sting.
More entertainment is being provided by the Hotfoot Jazzmen, with demonstrations by the Clwyd Axemen.
Keith Ball, pictured, will stand in for his father who had been booked to appear with his Jazzmen tomorrow.
Ball had been booked to appear on this year's bill with his Jazzmen, but he died last month.
Earlier in his career he performed alongside his musical hero Louis Armstrong during a UK tour, before forming his own band, The Jazzmen, with whom he routinely performed more than 150 gigs a year.
London-born Ball, who lived in Essex, is survived by his partner Betty and three children, one of whom had joined his father playing with his group The Jazzmen.