Published since 2005
Fradley Garner is an American freelance writer, editor and translator based in Denmark.
"Meaning: noun: 1. A style of music characterized by improvisation, 2. Etcetera (in the phrase: and all that jazz), 3. Nonsense. And verb tr.: 1. To enliven (in the phrase: to jazz up), 2. To exaggerate or lie. Etymology: Of undetermined origin, perhaps a variant of slang jasm (energy, vigor). Earliest documented use: 1912."
"Just done the late set at Ronnie's. Stevie Wonder was in the audience. So we're playing a blues and all of a sudden this harmonica starts playing. Hold on I recognise that sound. S... he's sitting in his seat playing through a radio mic. HOLY S... Then he gets on the piano and plays 'The Masquerade is Over.' Humbled to say the least. One of the true musical greats. Amazing night."
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