A kind of jazz with a strong two-beat rhythm and collective improvisation that originated in New Orleans in the early 20th century.
More example sentences
- And what better way to get there than on board a music-filled steamboat, featuring the sounds of Dixieland and New Orleans jazz?
- They play classic jazz and Dixieland from a huge catalogue that includes standards by Louis Armstrong, Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.
- They even hired a backing jazz band to expand their ‘repertoire’ into Dixieland and other forms of music not popular for 100 years now.
Definition of Dixieland in:
- The British & World English dictionary