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ghost note

A note that is fingered on a wind instrument but blown so lightly as to be inaudible; on a musical transcription, a note that may or may not be in the original.

glissando

Sliding or slurring from one note to the next quickly.

groove

A repeated pattern in the rhythm section most common in funk playing; a repeated rhythm pattern that creates the dominant feel of a piece.

guajeo

A riff played by the strings in a charanga, or the tres in a conjunto; also repeated horn lines (Latin).

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