Definitions of jazzman
  1. noun
    a musician who plays or composes jazz music
    synonyms: jazz musician
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    Louis Armstrong
    United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Miles Dewey Davis Jr.
    United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Edward Kennedy Ellington
    United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Lionel Hampton
    United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
    Woodrow Charles Herman
    United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk
    United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton
    United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Joseph Oliver
    United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Arthur Tatum
    United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Thomas Wright Waller
    United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
    a musician who plays syncopated jazz music (usually in a dance band)
    type of:
    instrumentalist, musician, player
    someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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