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Glossary of Jazz Terms

Expand your jazz vocabulary here, with a glossary of jazz music terms and slang used within the jazz community. The language used to talk about jazz can be just as complex and creative as the music itself.
  1. Jazz Slang and Styles (13)
  2. Jazz Technical Terms (14)

Glossary of Jazz Terms
Jazz in America is a site dedicated to jazz education. This links directly to its glossary of jazz terms.

Introduction to Electronic Music: A Glossary
Definitions of basic electronic music terms.

Glossary of Jazz Terms
Jazz in America is a site dedicated to jazz education. This links directly to its glossary of jazz terms.

Form
The form is the internal structure of a piece of music.

Stride
Stride is a style of piano jazz that originated in Harlem, New York during World War I.

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