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1

Modality

use of modes

2

Pedal point

held base note with chords moving above

3

Harmolodics

Ornettes term for free jazz

4

Counterpoint

line against a line

5

Sheets of sound

coltranes repetitive notes coined by Ira Gitler

6

Pentatonic Scale

5-note scale

7

Avant-garde

bleeding edge of artistic development

8

Nontempered intonation

lengthening or shortening the shits

9

Multiphonics

two notes coming from horn at same time

10

Remastering

taking old takes and cleaning them up

11

Sampling

digital recording of audio and use it for your song

12

MIDI

protocol for music instruments to communicate/connect

13

Back catalog

entirety of an artists catalog owned by record company

14

Acid Jazz

sampling on hip-hop/rap beats

15

EWI

electronic wind instrument

16

Chorusing

playing same thing at same time

17

Slap Bass

how to make percussive sound on string instrument

18

Backbeats

steady rhythm in back of song

19

Synthesizer

sounds from audio signals