Translation of jazz in Spanish:


jazz, n.

Pronunciation /dʒæz/ /dʒaz/


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    jazz masculine
    (singer/band) (before noun) de jazz
    • Even Dixieland and swing jazz from that era really had fast tempos.
    • Charlie Parker may have pioneered bebop jazz, but Miles Davis helped him to establish it.
    • He and the Muddy Basin Ramblers have played a mix of country, blues, jug-band music and early swing jazz for over a year.
    • Their music is a mixture of Eastern European folk, gypsy, techno and American jazz.
    • The band specialises in playing a whole range of music including blues, jazz, reggae, rock and roll and country.
    • The beauty of the packaging meets that of the music - for Latin jazz or piano trio fans this is a must.
    • Of all types of commercially based American music, jazz is the one that has most consistently fostered musical artistry on a high level.
    • Eight town centre venues will feature up to forty bands covering all idioms from New Orleans through swing to bebop and contemporary jazz.
    • For experimental music listeners, jazz is probably as vibrant now as it ever was.
    • Elsewhere, Jon mixes up elements of dub, jazz and ambient music into the requisite funk beats.
    • The best in alternative music, including Caribbean jazz, was delivered.
    • Beaudet's love affair with improvised music, and jazz in particular, took off.
    • We used to say that contemporary jazz is music in constant renewal, and in constant search of musical sparring partners.
    • Jamming sessions in all the festival venues, led by the pros, will cover all styles of music from jazz to rock to blues and much more.
    • Other recommendations include better lunches, reducing the length of sessions and starting with some lively jazz.
    • They're playing a kind of light jazz, something lively to listen to without having to know the words.
    • This record yet again opened me up to the possibilities of blues, maybe a little jazz and even a little country.
    • The blacks of New Orleans are, in large part, what made it a great city: the jazz, the food, the poetry, the laid back ambience.
    • Enjoyably, the lush vibe of the disc smacks of leanings to the jazz, funk and disco of George Duke and Eumir Deodato.
    • When the band plays, the jazz is cool, the atmosphere is laid-back and the bar service is quiet but efficient.
  • 2informal, dated

    (exaggerated talk)
    palabrería feminine
    • Many people believe in fortune tellers and clairvoyants and all that jazz, but me, I'm just not sure.
    • He would rant and rave about capitalism and all that jazz, and basically he can be stereotyped as a Green party member.
    • She told me her name, where she was from, where she went to school and all that jazz.
    • Layla may be beautiful and intelligent and all that jazz, but she's Layla.
    • I think once I get a little further into the story the chapters will come faster ‘cause then the plot thickens and all that jazz.
    • Is there going to be a flashback and all that jazz?
    • I'm to ‘make sure’ justice prevails, and all that jazz.
    • But I ‘really’ believe there are some things in life that are worth trying harder for and we just live once and we need to make the most of it and all that jazz.
    • Well, I dutifully go to church every Sunday, sing the hymns, take communion, and all that jazz, but the truth is: I don't believe in God.
    • I've done about fifty push-ups, lunges, and all that jazz.

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    • Un género musical caracterizado por la síncopa y la improvisación, que tiene su origen en la música negra de Nueva Orleans de las postrimerías del siglo XIX. Desde entonces no ha dejado de evolucionar, desarrollando estilos sucesivos como son el Chicago jazz de los años 20 (Louis Armstrong), el swing (Benny Goodman), el estilo orquestral de las big bands (Duke Ellington), el bop (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Lester Young), el cool jazz (Miles Davis, Stan Getz), el free jazz (John Coltrane), la jazz rock fusion (Weather Report) o la experimentación ecléctica con estilos del pasado practicado por Wynton Marsalis.