Gutbucket



[guht-buhk-it] /ˈgʌtˌbʌk ɪt/

noun
1.
jazz played in the raucous and high-spirited style of barrelhouse.
/ˈɡʌtˌbʌkɪt/
noun
1.
a highly emotional style of jazz playing

noun

[1910+ Jazz musicians; first sense fr a New Orleans name for a low resort, where a gutbucket, that is, a beer bucket or a chamber pot, would be used to collect contributions for the musicians; second sense fr the notion of a bucket of guts]

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