Definitions

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  • adj. Not jazz, or not related to jazz.

Etymologies

non- +‎ jazz (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "We're a bit too world music for most jazz clubs and a little too jazz for some nonjazz clubs," said Mr. Martinez, citing a shortage of proper venues for the band.

    Finding a Rhythm in the Space Between Styles

  • Among the nonjazz headliners playing late-night shows that year was Stanton Moore, the resourceful and propulsive drummer for the New Orleans jam band Galactic.

    Jazzfest: Preservation at Midnight - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • "For a while," she wrote in a recent exchange of emails, "I was a card-carrying member of the 'Jazz Police'" -- rigorously opposed to genre hopping and determined to root out any nonjazz elements in her music.

    Two Appealing Blends

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