What does JAZZ stand for?
What does JAZZ mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: JAZZ.
What does JAZZ mean?
- music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a harmonic idiom ranging from simple diatonicism through chromaticism to atonality.