I am trying to learn jazz and still can't find a solid answer to the swing in eighth notes. I understand swing follows the "long-short" pattern (quarter-eighth), but since triplets have a third division, does the same thing apply? For example, with a triplet it would be "long-short-long" pattern, or are they just played straight?
For example in the song "Livery Stable Blues", how do you play this three-eighth-note figure?
Will it be a "long-short-long" fashion or just three straight eights? Is there such thing as swing with eighth note triplets?
Here is the whole page. It came free (via eMedia Piano software) from Guitar Center when I purchased my keyboard. The triplet is in the pickup measure. I was just curious if these are always played straight or with the swing long-short pattern.