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jazzy

(ˈdʒæzi)
mod. stimulating; appealing. That’s a jazzy sweater you got.
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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.
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.
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.
She has an arresting voice and this glorious slice of retro-pop rocks out with a soulful catchy jazziness.
Thorne is best known as the bassist in Lamb, and has recently played and recorded with artists as diverse as Trilok Gurtu, Lou Rhodes, Robert Miles, and Robert Fripp, but, as part of his own trio, plays a unique brand of gentle, moody jazziness.
Jean-Philippe Collard was the elegant soloist in Ravel's G major Piano Concerto, his ever-present playing combining bluesy jazziness with beautifully judged colours, sounding, at one point, almost like a musical saw in his trilling songfulness.