Jasm itself would be, according to this assumption, the intermediary form.(Compare the analogous relationship between the slang terms spasm "a sudden burst of energy", as in spasm band, and spaz(z).) Other proposed origins include French jaser, meaning to chatter or chat, and French chasser, meaning to chase or hunt.
If there were another word that exactly expressed the meaning of "jaz," "jazz" would never have been born. " The young woman's voice rose high to drown the piano. However, it remains for the artisans of the stage to give formal recognition to the "jas bands" of New Orleans.Gleeson used jazz in a number of articles in March and April 1913, and other journalists began to use the term as well. They started in the south half a century ago and are the interpolations of darkies originally. Saxophone players since the advent of the "jazz blues" have taken to wearing "jazz collars," neat decollate things that give the throat and windpipe full play, so that the notes that issue from the tubes may not suffer for want of blues – those wonderful blues.The Bulletin on April 5, 1913, published an article by Ernest J. The blues are never written into music, but are interpolated by the piano player or other players. Examples in Chicago sources continued over the next year, with the term beginning to extend to other cities by the end of 1916. The first known use in New Orleans, discovered by lexicographer Benjamin Zimmer in 2009, appeared in the New Orleans Times-Picayune on Nov."I got a new curve this year," softly murmured Henderson yesterday, "and I'm goin' to pitch one or two of them tomorrow.I call it the Jazz ball because it wobbles and you simply can't do anything with it." As prize fighters who invent new punches are always the first to get their's [sic] Ben will probably be lucky if some guy don't [sic] hit that new Jazzer ball a mile today.