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West Coast jazz

A cool style of jazz associated with some California musicians in the 1950s.


Infinity Promenade (1983)

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wah wah mute/pedal

A mute used to create a laughing or talking sound on a brass instrument; a device that creates those sounds on amplified instruments such as the guitar or the electric piano

walk

Also "walking." A strong four-beatsto-thebar rhythm (especially when played by the bass) important to swing playing, that usually spells out the notes of the chords being played.


Walking bass line

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whole tone

An interval of a major second.

woodshed

[also know as: shedding] Rehearsing or practicing alone.

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