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jazzy

(ˈdʒæzi)
mod. stimulating; appealing. That’s a jazzy sweater you got.
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It features nine classy electronic tracks that take you on a trip around some of the many shades of house, from deep and hypnotic to trippedout jazziness, dub vibes and more minimal beats.
A night of French music - from the jaunty jazziness of Ravel, through Bizet set in the sundrenched South to the amorous warmth of Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet.
Reading more widely and systematically than he had ever done before, Ellison was struck by the sheer jazziness of that most multicultural of poems--T.
Barbara Thiagarijian is her collaborator and rises to the considerable challenges of these pieces, shifting effortlessly between impressionistic delicacy and saucy jazziness, and everything in between.
As a result, though there's considerable repetition, the movie is beautifully cut, with occasional editorial jazziness and musical eruptions that keep the audience on its toes.
Salle's painting has certainly lost its early bravura nerviness; given the critical apparatus that surrounded it two decades ago, as well as its attitudinal chilliness and the particular cerebral quality of its macho swagger, we might forget the jazziness of its juxtapositions, with its plaids and patterns, its cartoon figures, and its combinations of photographic passages and loose drawing.
It appears that the young poet's rhythmic jazziness goes along with classical meters, while more prosaic forms, such as dol'niki, emerge as the poet matures.
This song has a deceptively upbeat jazziness, with a smooth trumpet accompaniment and mellow string undertones.
Gorilla and Orange Sun with its somewhat hallucinatory title reveals Latimer's vivid imagination for orchestral colours, its hobgoblin opening progressing into a moto perpetuo of irresistible momentum and New World jazziness.
In a strong performance in June as a part of the Gotham Dance Festival at the Joyce Theater in New York City, BODYTRAFFIC showcased its versatility, jumping from Barak Marshall's deeply human physicality in And at Midnight, the Green Bride Floated Through the Village Square, to Stijn Cells' more ethereal movement in Fragile Dwellings, to Richard Siegal's playful jazziness in 02JOY.