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Definition of the noun Smooth jazz
What does Smooth jazz mean as a name of something?
- A modern form of jazz first developed in the 1970s that blends in elements of rhythm and blues.
- Smooth jazz is a genre of music that grew out of jazz fusion and is influenced by jazz, R&B, funk, rock, and pop music styles. It is also the name of a radio format.
- "Smooth Jazz" is a musical album of Roy Ayers.
Smooth Jazz was a 24-hour music network produced by Jones Radio Networks. Its playlist consisted mostly of contemporary smooth jazz music from artists such as Boney James, Joe Sample, Kenny G., The Rippingtons, David Benoit and a dozen more artists. The format was overseen by Senior Director of Programming Jon Holiday and programmed by Steve Hibbard.
- official website: jonesradio.com/24Hour/Easy/NACSmoothJazz.html
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Smooth jazz
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by Claudia Mair Burney
With a fabulous, flawed, and wonderfully funny cast of characters, Claudia Mair Burney's Death, Deceit & Some Smooth Jazz is a delicious indulgence.
Jazz/Not Jazz (2012)
The Music and Its Boundaries by David Ake, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, Daniel Goldmark
Smooth jazz is a particularly frequent target, with claims that it is “not jazz” or merely a “radio format” often tossed about in discussions. A relatively early example of this type of debate appeared on Jazzcorner.com's “Speakeasy” forum that ...
by Brad Miser
Smooth Jazz is an appropriate name for this stream. You can use the Volume slider to change the volume level and the Stop button to stop playback. The Rewind and Fast Forward buttons work a little differently from what you ...
by John S. Davis
SMOOTH JAZZ. A term used to describe a style of jazz that combines jazz- influenced phrasing and improvising with adult/contemporary Pop music styles. Smooth jazz rarely spotlights improvisation, instead focusing on melodic material that ...
Over 280 Useful Jazz Guitar Licks by Jody Fisher
Jazz Skills Rhythm Guitar Encyclopedia Stand Alone Tracks: Smooth Jazz The Complete Jazz Guitar Method: beginning Jazz Guitar Intermediate Jazz Guitar Mastering Jazz Guitar: Chord/Melody Mastering Jazz ...
Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era [2 volumes] (2017)
by Jeffrey A. Johnson
White jazz, Harlem Renaissance, bebop, Dixieland, cool jazz, jazz fusion, Latin jazz, soul jazz, funk, smooth jazz, acid jazz, punk jazz: contemporary artists continue to develop different styles and genres of the medium, mining the ...
by Colin Larkin
Despite featuring support from respected musicians Bill Frisell and Brian Blade, the album was more notable for its pop, country and soul leanings and only briefly strayed into smooth jazz territory. Perplexingly, it was lodged at the top of the ...
by Kari Juusela
smooth jazz. A light form of jazz that has easy grooves and limited dissonance. smorzando [It.].
by Leslie M Alexander, Walter C. Rucker Jr.
thrives in the form of postbop, retro swing, neobop, rap, gangsta rap, and smooth jazz. The contemporary performers, unlike the past masters, are trained artists and utilize the strengths of the electronic medium. However, the bulk of mass ...
by Christopher H. Sterling
The descriptive phrase easy listeningbecame more indefinitein the radiolexicon ofthe1990s, subsumingnot only soft AC but the new ageand smooth jazz ...
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- Smooth Jazz Party at Sea
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- Smooth Jazz at The Velvet with Cajsa
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- Smooth jazz Meaning
Video shows what smooth jazz means. A modern form of jazz first developed in the 1970s that blends in elements of rhythm and blues.. smooth jazz ...
- Smooth Jazz Entertainment presents Black Slang, NYE 2012
- Body Language by Boney James - Smooth Jazz Backing Tracks.com -Sax Backing Track
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Quotes about Smooth jazz
People are always defining and re-defining music. My style of playing has been characterized as smooth jazz and acid jazz. I listen as I play; I'm not caught up in defining the type of music I play. (Roy Ayers)
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