Riff

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Music StylesPlay
The term 'riff' is mostly used in jazz and rock music, but can also be found in other genres. SlideHer piano riff gave the pop song a jazzy feel.
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Catchy RepetitionPlay
Riffs are designed to be memorable and are often a song's most recognizable feature. SlideThe song's bass riff was so catchy, everyone hummed along.
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Not a SoloPlay
Unlike a solo, a riff is typically not the focus but rather a repeated background pattern. SlideThe saxophone riff played quietly behind the vocals.