Definition of Modern jazz

1. Noun. Any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940.

Exact synonyms: Neo Jazz, New Jazz
Generic synonyms: Jazz

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Literary usage of Modern jazz

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1. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"Then Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding. Finally, there is the "hard bop" or "modern" jazz which I (and most jazz musicians) ..."

2. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences (1992)
"... jazz improvisation, to the partially structured collaborations of small groups such as the modern jazz Quartet or the Art Blakey and Miles Davis groups, ..."

3. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"The modern jazz Quartet. Copyright Collection KQED for National Educational Television, 1963. Director: Dick Christian; Producers: Ralph Gleason, ..."

4. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Arrive early in the evening to avoid waiting in line for the free modern jazz, indie rock and French pop concerts at this laid-back spot. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to Germany by Henk Bekker (2005)
"Cultural Events & Festivals Bremen has many cultural events ranging from classical music to modern jazz. The tourism office has details and can make ..."

6. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"It bestirred that mental unease which sometimes overtakes one who listens over-long to the primitive, disturbing call of modern "jazz" orchestration. ..."

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