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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Toni Morrison's sixth novel, Jazz (1992) takes place in 1926, when the Harlem Renaissance was at its peak, a special time of success and attention for African American artists in all...

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Jazz

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1089 words.

The visit in 1919 of the white Original Dixieland Jazz Band is often credited as the starting point of jazz

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jazz

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 72 words.

and all that jazz and such similar things. informal Of unknown origin, jazz was used informally to mean ‘meaningless talk’

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Jazz

in The Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; History.

The visit in 1919 of the white Original Dixieland Jazz Band is often credited as the starting point of jazz

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Jazz

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Betty Carter's 1958 tune proclaims, “Jazz ain't nothing but soul.” Jazz, America's art music, was born in the late nineteenth

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Jazz

Regina Harris Baiocchi.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 11076 words.

Betty Carter's 1958 tune proclaims, “Jazz ain't nothing but soul.” Jazz, America's art music, was born in the late nineteenth

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jazz

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 111 words.

The fusion of Shakespeare and jazz has been somewhat limited. The most famous jazz-inspired Shakespeare setting is Leonard Bernstein's West

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in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 111 words.

The fusion of Shakespeare and jazz has been somewhat limited. The most famous jazz-inspired Shakespeare setting is Leonard Bernstein’s *

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Jazz

Matthew W. Butterfield.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 15898 words.

Jazz emerged as a distinct musical art form in early-20th-century America. Though jazz is thought to have originated primarily in New Orleans, important jazz traditions have also been...

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jazz

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

Abkhaz, as, Baz, has, jazz, pizzazz, razz, whereas • Boas, Boaz • topaz • Shiraz • Alcatraz

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jazzer

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

Balthazar, Belshazzar, jazzer • bonanza, Braganza, Constanza, extravaganza, kwanza, organza, Panzer, stanza • parser, plaza, tabula

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