• Wendell Brunious and band perform at the Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

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Did You Know?

Jazz

What does “ride” mean in jazz? The word was popular in the early jazz and swing era. “To take a ride” is to improvise a solo, and a “ride man” is an improvising soloist.