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stride

in gait (usually walking or running): the interval between an event of one foot (e.g. heel-strike or toe-strike) and the next occurrence of the same event of the same foot. stride length the distance between the position (e.g. heel contact) of one foot and the subsequent position of the same foot. May also include other support devices such as crutches. Should be the same for each foot as long as movement is in a straight line (i.e. not in a curve). Usually measured in metres. stride rate the number of strides per minute.

stride

body movement during two successive steps (see step)
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So were Harlem's stride piano stylings, which derived from ragtime's similar beat.
His piano improvisation on this selection moved seamlessly from stride piano to 1930s swing to bop and beyond.
Johnson is regarded as the "father of stride piano," and that is his legacy as transmitted through Jazz history and appreciation textbooks.
It's exhilarating to here Chopin suddenly twist and turn into stride piano jazz, and Valdes pays an appropriate debt to Art Tatum.
Militello contributed another incendiary saxophone solo in the style of boppers Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderley before giving way to Brubeck, who countered with a piano improvisation that began with some sketchy chords and evolved into a section of stride piano and several choruses of big block chords underpinned by Smith's booming walking bass line and Cox's drum accents.
The favoured piano styles were boogie-woogie and the fast, intricate New York style known as the stride piano - named after the movement of the player's left hand and made famous by the likes of Willie the Lion Smith, James P Johnson and Fats Waller.
The horn section rocks in true Fletcher Henderson fashion on Big John's Special (written by Fletcher's brother, Horace) while here and elsewhere Sun Ra reveals his stride piano credentials.
The overview includes sections on ragtime structure, classic ragtime, stride piano, and the demise of ragtime.
Caine sounds pretty Jarrettish on Roll On, but throws in a good bit of stride piano too.
The UK disc is more of the same, really - Brubeck leans in with two-fisted chords, then throws in a little gentle stride piano on Margie.
Also, two stride piano legends, Willie "the Lion" Smith and Donald Lambert, spent a lot of time performing in Newark clubs.