a band specializing in jazz, and consisting typically of trumpet, trombone, clarinet, saxophone, piano, double bass, and percussion.
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How to use jazz band in a sentence
He studied music at the University of Southern California — his college jazz band once won a national contest — before switching to mathematics.Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86 | Matt Schudel | October 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Tenneson speaks of the joy of the creative process and the sense of community he found with other incarcerated players, specifically Kevin Woodley, a man who, on the outside, had for decades fronted blues and jazz bands around Chicago.A new album by incarcerated musicians features songs of prison, trauma and hope | Michael Patrick F. Smith | September 29, 2021 | Washington Post
Charlie’s quintessentially a jazz drummer, which means that the rest of the band is a jazz band in a way.Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones drummer and band’s rhythmic mainstay, dies at 80 | Matt Schudel | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
She told me she had learned jazz violin playing in an all-girl jazz band.
A flaring light directed him to a place where, all too late, the frantic dissonances of a jazz band burst upon his shocked ears.The Beggar's Purse | Samuel Hopkins Adams
The Tortonis are doing a dancin' turn there and they have the swellest jazz band in town.Torchy and Vee | Sewell Ford
There was a floor for dancing, with the inevitable jazz band, rather a good one.Linda Lee, Incorporated | Louis Joseph Vance
They belong to the class which finds all that it wants in a jazz band and scrambled eggs at Jack's at one o'clock in the morning.The Trumpeter Swan | Temple Bailey
I discover that there is an American jazz band in the place.My Wonderful Visit | Charlie Chaplin