Definition of rhythm section in English:

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rhythm section

Pronunciation: /ˈriT͟Həm ˈsekSHən/

noun

The part of a pop or jazz group supplying the rhythm, generally regarded as consisting of bass and drums and sometimes piano or guitar.
Example sentences
  • The melodic content is brought further to the foreground with the lack of a jazz rhythm section and traditional jazz harmony.
  • However, Palo Alto have some good, original material which together with a solid rhythm section and some excellent guitar work certainly hits my spot.
  • The music is much the same as the first album: raw, scratchy, bare bones guitar and a hyperactive rhythm section.

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Syllabification: rhythm sec·tion

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