Vocabulary – Johnny Mercer
Accentuate: verb; draw attention to something, emphasize something, make it more noticeable Spanned: verb; to reach or extend over or across something
Nominated: verb; to suggest somebody for appointment or election to a position or for an honor or award
Pursued: verb; to work at something or carry it out
Jazz: noun; popular music that originated among black people in New Orleans in the late 19th century and is characterized by syncopated rhythms and improvisation. Jazz originally drew on ragtime, gospel, black spiritual songs, West African rhythms, and European harmonies.
Revolutionized: verb; to cause a radical change in something
Industry: noun; organized economic activity connected with the production or a particular product