Re: what is stride bass

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Posted by Rob on November 14, 2001 at 13:46:39:

In Reply to: what is stride bass posted by thom on November 01, 2001 at 18:27:05:

: does anyone know what stride bass is?

It's a style of piano left hand bass used alot in Ragtime. A cut time kind of feel (2 notes per bar) - usually the root on the first count, the fifth on the third count of each bar.
You frequently use it on a Jazz tune when the soloist is playing the melody (before you go into the solos).
Hope this helps.


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