walking bass(redirected from walking basses)
A bassline composed of nonsyncopated notes of equal value, used in jazz and baroque music, for example.
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(Jazz) jazz a simple accompaniment played by the double bass at medium tempo, usually consisting of ascending and descending tones or semitones, one to each beat
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