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Kan'sas Cit'y style"

a style of jazz developed in Kansas City, Mo., in the early 1930s, marked by a strong blues influence, the use of riffs as a characteristic formal device, and a less pronounced beat than that of the New Orleans or Chicago style of jazz.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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