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harmolodics

/ˌhɑːməˈlɒdɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (jazz) the technique of each musician in a group simultaneously improvising around the melodic and rhythmic patterns in a tune, rather than one musician improvising on its underlying harmonic pattern while the others play an accompaniment
Derived Forms
harmolodic, adjective
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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