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rim·shot

also rim shot  (rĭm′shŏt′)
n.
1. A sharp sound produced by simultaneously striking the rim and the head of a drum with a drumstick.
2. A quick, abrupt drumroll followed by such a sound or by the striking of a cymbal, often used for emphasis after the punchline of a joke told by a comedian.

rimshot

(ˈrɪmˌʃɒt)
n
the deliberate simultaneous striking of the head and the rim of a drum
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The set responds to how it's hit, so it can distinguish a feather-light ghost-note towards the edge of the drum from an ear-splitting rim shot, and so on.
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When that little funky electric piano figure from Tim Amann starts, Carl Hemmingsley adds the rim shot, Adam Gilchrist the bass line and the horns gently add a quiet pulse before the saxophones top it with the curling melody and Richard Sandford launches into his distortion-laden guitar solo, then I have no choice but to grin.
Walls of ruddy oak paneling provided a posh backdrop to Rashid Johnson's third solo exhibition at Monique Meloche, for which the artist loosely transformed the long narrow gallery into what appeared to be an exclusive black gentlemen's recreation center, punctuated by rim shot after rim shot of racial spoofs delivered in the form of gauche assemblages.
From her I learned to diagram a sentence and pitch a fabulous rim shot on the basketball court.
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