Watch the Latin Groove online guitar lesson by Mimi Fox from Flying Solo
You'll notice that in this style of music when playing walking bass lines, though the underlying groove has changed from Swing feel to Straight Eighth note, the chords are still grabbed on the up-beats for the most part. The best thing you can do is to LISTEN for the subtle differences in how I articulate different passages and for dynamics. There is also a different FEELING I am applying to this different style of music. Think about that!The groove has an affect on the FEELING!