1. a jazz musician.
|Kansas City Sun (MO) 18 May 6/5: The good jazzer can take any sorgt of a melody and jazz it up [...] He plays all the convolutions, evolutions and variations.|
|Current Opinion Aug. 99/3: The ‘klaxon’ in particular [...] as one of the Jazzers explains, [...] reminds them that they have an automobile [DA].|
|Morn. Tulsa Daily World (OK) 30 Apr. 9/1: Dancing 8.45 to 11.45 [to] Miller’s Jazz-ola Jazzers.|
|Etude Sept. 655/2: But the jazzists have woven some novel patterns with the rhythmic threads [DA].|
|Forum Apr. 235/2: The jazzers, weary of the stenciled refrain [...] have made up their mind to break through this cage [DA].|
|New Yorker 1 Mar. 44/2: Basie makes effective use of tone-shading, a technique which some of our noisier jazzists might do well to cultivate [DA].|
|Guardian Rev. 1 Oct. 25: There’s a certain type of person attracted to being a jazzer and whatever style they like they want their music not to follow everybody else’s.|
|Guardian G2 23 Feb. 12: The trials and tribulations of male jazzers in New York, from the 50s heyday to the 80s nadir.|
2. a jazz fan.
|‘Jazzola’ [lyrics] Come, jazzers, gather ’round, / Jazz lovers from every town.|
|Ogden Standard-Examiner (UT) 12 Mar. 2/1: A tenor singing in the manner of Al Jolson, and a balle that shimmies, isn’t just the jazz dream of a jazz-mad jazzer.|
|Exit 3 and Other Stories 143: He’s a jazzer.|
3. a party goer.
|Young People’s Pride 207: He babbled with the returning jazzers for a quarter of an hour.|