Ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes that are not necessary to carry the overall line of the melody (or harmony), but serve instead to decorate or "ornament" that line.

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What is the name for a disorganized part after a climax

Particularly in big band music, a progression may culminate in a climax followed by a short disorganized part (a few bars at most), where everyone "plays what he wants". After that phase of chaos the ...