a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz.
slang word for the marijuana-influenced music and dancing of 1930s and 1940s America
(1) (n) Harlemese speech or lingo; also stuff and things. Ex. "did you bring the jive (liquor?" (2) (v) to kid along, to blarney, to give a girl a line. Ex. "He can jive his way into any chick's heart".
Generic South African term for popular music.
dance to jive music; dance the jive
Jazz Era term for Cannabis Cigarette
as a noun, comic speech, usually larded with ambiguous jazz terms; as a verb, to kid or to fool someone; as an adjective, fake.
A musical form that arose in the late '50s. Jive is/was an immensely popular dance music, closely related to mbaqanga, with an insistent pulse and regular embellishments on guitar and bass. Often incorporates vocals, and often features electric instruments. Incorporates more elements of Afro-American Jazz. West Nkosi (previously a pennywhistle player; now on saxophone) infused kwela and mbaqanga roots into a string of sax jive hits in the late '60s and early '70s. The Soul Brothers brought in an R&B element.
(adjective, verb) ebonics verb: to wrong someone adjective: term describing something which is not good or is otherwise displeasing
Jive is a dance style in 4/4 rhythm that originated among African-Americans in the early 1940s. It is a lively and uninhibited variation of the Jitterbug, i.e., belongs to Swing dances.