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Can anybody tell me what this sign is called ?
I thought it was a mordent, but why isn't it written above the lines, why is it so short?
Do you know any theory page on it?
It's a turn, apparently sometimes called a 'flip':
Source: http://www.timusic.net/wp-content/uploads/jazz+artikulation.pdf, Page 6.
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