Apparently, everyone who's put a definition for smooth jazz is an incompetent moron. Smooth jazz requires the same amount of effort and work as any other type of jazz. Smooth jazz is usually more creative and innovative.
Stupid Person: L0l!!!!11!1 smo0the jass iz 4 elavait0rzz!!!11!1 lyzzen 2 sum reel gazz lyke mylezz daivus!!!11!1

Smooth Jazz is just as good as regular jazz.

by Black_Spade July 17, 2008
Instrumental pop music that gives jazz a bad name. Only referred to as jazz because many of the people that play it are saxophone players, and as soon as something is played on a saxophone, you can automatically sell it as "jazz" to the general public because many people can't tell the difference. They simply hear something played on a saxophone and automatically categorize it as jazz.

Real jazz, on the other hand, involves things like walking bass lines, swinging rhythms, and a lot of improvisation. There are a huge amount of sub-genres in jazz: traditional jazz, swing, bebop, hard bop, cool jazz, Latin jazz, soul jazz, gypsy jazz, etc.
Person 1: I play saxophone. Most of the stuff I play is jazz.
Person 2: Oh, you mean smooth jazz, like Kenny G?
Person 1: NO! I mean real jazz, like Charlie Parker, Lester Young, John Coltrane, and Wayne Shorter.
by Satirical Poet March 01, 2015

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