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Jazz

Mark Tucker and Travis A. Jackson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Musical Form; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 25833 words.

The term conveys different though related meanings: 1) a musical tradition rooted in performing conventions that were introduced and developed early in the 20th century by African...

New thing

Charles Garrett.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Musical Form; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 16 words.

Postbop

Keith Waters.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Jazz; Musical Form; Contemporary Music. 468 words.

Term that loosely refers to a body of music that emerged in the late 1950s and 60s that combined principles of bop, hard bop, modal jazz, and free jazz. Much of this music maintained...

Southwest jazz

Marc Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Jazz; Musical Form; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 407 words.

[Kansas City jazz]

A style of jazz developed in the 1920s and 30s unique to Kansas City and the Southwest. It grew from the ragtime traditions of Missouri, the blues of the...

Sweet dance music

Christopher Wilkinson.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Jazz; Musical Form; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 637 words.

[sweet jazz]

The term “sweet dance music” is used to define both a repertory and a performance practice. It appeared in print for the first time in the late 1920s and...