Jazz dance is a combination of dynamic movements and well placed accent to support the choreography, based on classical techniques. There are various styles of Jazz like Lyrical, Theatre Jazz, Latin Jazz, Funky Jazz, etc., most of them including elements of jumps and turns.
The Contemporary or Modern Dance is movement in elegant, powerful interpretation, isolation of bodyparts, clear understanding of rhythm and its change between fall and recovery. Each school (Limon, Harton, Graham, etc.) has their own peculiarities and specialities.