Dude in a jazz ensemble

Dude in a jazz ensemble - CAT
Dude in a jazz ensemble

Once upon a time, in a bustling jazz club in the heart of the city, there was a band playing their heart out on stage. The backdrop was dim, and the ambience smoky, and the only light the rays of the lone spotlight on the saxophonist in the foreground.

The man playing the saxophone was clad in a black turtleneck and a beret, and his fingers moved over the keys in fluid, melodic riffs. “Who is this dude?” thought the crowd, applauding wildly. “He’s a cat!

Suddenly it hit them – the answer to the crossword clue! And thus, the term “cat” became synonymous with a jazz musician who has finesse, skill, and style. And so, the crossword clue “Dude in a jazz ensemble” can only mean one thing – a CAT!