Example sentences for: jazz

How can you use “jazz” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Larkin, to whom "jazz" meant everything you could hear in war-depleted Oxford--basically, Kid Ory and Bix Beiderbecke and King Oliver--was turned loose as contemporary jazz critic for the Daily Telegraph a quarter-century later, having not listened to any jazz in the interim.

  • That's because Sun Ra's reputation was established not by Jazz in Silhouette but by albums like the 1965 Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra , whose garrulous improvisations and expressionist timbres--devoid of a tonal center, with much less of a tune to hang on to--made it an exemplary statement of free jazz.

  • The French take their jazz seriously, and Paris has many jazz clubs.

  • With cinematographer Zhao Fei, production designer Santo Loquasto, and costume designer Laura Cunningham Bauer, Allen re-creates the world of urban supper clubs where gangsters mingle with jazz artists and high-society vamps and where the music itself seems to smooth over class distinctions.

  • In any event, by the 1940s groovy had expanded beyond the jazz world and--a harbinger of what would happen in the 1960s and '70s--was being used by nongroovy adults in a typically pathetic attempt to seem hip.

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