Also: To inject liveliness or spunk into something.
Another is "Sugar" by Stanley Turrentine.
These are both excellent jazz cd's.
In Michael Bay's Transfomers(2007) movie the Jazz character took on a more serious tone and was voiced by Darius McCrary. He turned into a Pontiac Solstice and died at the end of the movie(which was totally lame).
In the newest Transformers series, Animated, Jazz's personality is closer to that of the original character. This time around he is voiced by Phil LaMarr. And turns into a futuristic Porsche-like sports car with graphics paying homage to the original Jazz's Martini stripes.
"Thelonious Monk is incredible, complex when he wants to be, simple when he wants to be, unconventional yet always putting the mood first" - me
"Yeah, but jazz is a genre that is different yet very identical to heavy metal, due to it not being a sold-out genre of assholes."