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In this groove, we are going to use the same rhythm tracks as we did for Groove # 11, but once again change the whole mood of the groove by the way that we approach it and play it. There is a certain tension in the groove created when one rhythm section member plays the line straight while the other swings it. In this case, Bernie's kick pattern is going to remain syncopated while the bass is going to pound out straight eighth notes. It takes a certain discipline to play something a bit different from what the drums are doing, but in the end you are still working together to create a feel.