spasm band

noun

: a jazz band originating during the ragtime period, using chiefly improvised instruments (such as cowbells, jug, kazoo), and later being composed primarily of youths performing especially in the street

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“Spasm band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spasm%20band. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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