A Jazz Lexicon by Robert S Gold

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3. The word "boogie" was derived from our old grandmothers' use of the word meaning the devil. When the kids broke the rules in any way we were told that the "Boogie man" was going to in the South, . . it BOOK [30] get us. ally The blues were considered alluded to love Boogie-Woogie as usu- it p. 129. , aflFairs. eight-to-the-bar certain rhythms, mostly using the twelve-measure Blues pattern — 1946 Harvard Dictionary of Music, p. Mention must be made of a special type of piano blues known as Boogie-Woogie, which was heard at Negro "rent parties" in Chicago in the early 1920's long before it became famous in the world at large.

Blow up a breeze (or Blowing Up storm), [current To play music very rare since] c. " . 1935-c. 1945, excitingly. Y. Sunday News, 6 p. 25. , . BLOWER Having blown up a storm Stiles packed his ax. p. 94. hard ) Storm • . n. ] worked Blow Up a (translation: — 1959 some currency [chiefly a writers' term; A soloist; 1955] 26 of novel ) title ( blower, c- [ since the hearer or reader must judge from the context whether the term being used in a pejorative is sense (a desultory blower) y an honorific sense (an inspired blower), or a neutral sense (a soloing blower).

A is, The ending has 1946 The PL Yearbook . urge found with its its . the final Oct. pp. a repetition first, of course, unnecessary. gang of good solo . . — 1940 leading to — 1941 Gems of Jazz: Vol. a boisterous all-in finale. p. 3. jazz, — 1926 Melody Maker, see 1946 quot. every RroE-oux, . Ill, four bars of all-in jamming. — of Jazz, p. 32. Their improvisatory expression in the disjointed "Jam session," string of solos followed by a chaotic "all-in" chorus. all over. v. over. all reat, all reet, alreet, all root, [corruptions of all right; of.

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