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West Coast jazz

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noun
  1. cool jazz.

Origin of West Coast jazz

First recorded in 1950–55
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West Coast jazz

noun
  1. a type of cool jazz displaying a soft intimate sound, regular rhythms, and a tendency to incorporate academic classical devices into jazz, such as fugue
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