Dixieland

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Dixieland

1. a form of jazz that originated in New Orleans, becoming popular esp with White musicians in the second decade of the 20th century
2. a revival of this style in the 1950s

Dixieland

 

the name of early American white jazz groups. In their music, the Dixieland players imitated the traditional Negro jazz bands of New Orleans (the first Dixieland groups arose in that city in 1915). Dixieland bands were most popular in the mid-1920’s and from the late 1930’s to the early 1940’s. Dixieland bands exist in many countries, including the USSR.

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Following Dixie Land bands across the land is a favorite pastime of the rubber tire set.
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To make ends meet, Dixie landed a job as a rehearsal pianist at the opera, at a time when few Americans (let alone women) worked there.
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