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Dixieland. Style of instr. jazz-playing from c.1912, also called ‘New Orleans’ or ‘classic’ style. Had elements of ragtime and blues with own distinctive improvisation. Dixieland bands were divided into 2 sections, one providing rhythm and harmony, the other melody and extemporization. The melody section consisted of tpt. or cornet, cl., and tb. (and, later, sax.); the rhythm section of pf. and/or banjo, trap drums, and sousaphone, tuba, or plucked db. Outstanding Dixieland performers were Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory, King Oliver, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton, and Earl Hines.

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Dixieland Style of jazz music originating in New Orleans in the 1900s. It consists of a steady beat with interweaving melodic lines played by a small group (typically, clarinet, trumpet, trombone and rhythm section). King Oliver and Louis Armstrong were two of its most famous exponents.

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Dix·ie·land / ˈdiksēˌland/ • n. a kind of jazz with a strong two-beat rhythm and collective improvisation that originated in New Orleans in the early 20th century.

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