jazz band

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  1. a band specializing in jazz, and consisting typically of trumpet, trombone, clarinet, saxophone, piano, double bass, and percussion.

Origin of jazz band

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

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How to use jazz band in a sentence

  • 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