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Afro-Cuban Rhythms for Drumset

By Frank Malabe

Composed by Frank Malabe and Bob Weiner. Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection. Manhattan Music Publications - Drummers Collective Series. Latin. Book & CD. 64 pages. Published by Manhattan Music (AP.MMBK0001CD).

Item Number: AP.MMBK0001CD

ISBN 0897245741. Latin.

An introduction to Afro-Cuban rhythms, including the history, traditional instruments, and basic styles of Afro-Cuban music. The book explores the complexities of these various styles in a simple, understandable way. The companion audio is invaluable to anyone interested in adapting these rhythms to the drumset.

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  • 5

    New Rochelle, New York
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  • July 13, 2007 A Great Book for Any Drumset Player

    This book works on every level. It helps you enjoy afro-cuban rhythms from the folkloric style through modern pop versions. At the same time, it clearly shows you how to apply these fhythms to your own drumset. The CD is extremly helpful. Most of all, just listening to and...

    playing this music opens up your ears and improves your drumming. Frank Malabe and Bob Weiner have done all drummers a great service.

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  • 5

    Honolulu, HI
  • June 27, 2003 Malabe Review

    This book covers a variety of great authentic afro-cuban beats, and presents them in a very convenient way. Easy to follow and learn from. Shows variations of each type, and gives history and background info. A must for Afro-Cuban/Latin drummers.

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