adjective Date: 1836 relating to or being music performed in an unembellished manner typical of a given idiom or performer; broadly straightforward

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  • straight-ahead — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective : relating to or being music performed in an umembellished manner typical of a given idiom or the performer of such music committed to playing straight ahead, searching jazz with no gimmicks David Spitzer broadly :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight-ahead — /strayt euh hed /, adj. not deviating from what is usual or expected; conventional or traditional; standard: a straight ahead novel with a happy ending. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Straight-ahead jazz — is a term used to refer to a widely accepted style of jazz music playing that can be thought of as roughly encompassing the period between bebop and the 1960s styles of Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock. This style of jazz can usually be… …   Wikipedia

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