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Afro-Cuban Drumset: Grooves You Can Use

By Curt Moore

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By Curt Moore. By Curt Moore. Get in the groove by playing traditional Afro-Cuban percussion parts on the drumset. Detailed lessons, interactive practice tools and loads of features. DVD with extra multimedia features. Duration Nearly 3 hours. Published by Tapspace Publications (TA.DVD-CMOORE).

Item Number: TA.DVD-CMOORE

Curt Moore With over 100 recordings to his credit, celebrated drummer and educator Curt Moore has amassed an impressive resume that lists collaborations with many leading jazz, pop and world music artists, including Francisco Aguabella, Pete Escovedo, Andy Narell, and Steve Turre, and leads his own critically acclaimed Latin Jazz group "Soul Sauce". Moore is on the faculty at The Jazzschool in Berkeley, California, and is in demand nationally as a clinic instructor and festival adjudicator. Grooves Learn how to apply traditional Afro-Cuban percussion parts to the drumset with nearly 3 hours of instruction covering 99 grooves in Cha Cha, Mambo Son, Bolero, and Afro 6/8 song styles. Curt breaks down each groove and demonstrates how it sounds in a band setting. The grooves are also presented using Curt's unique "Latin Feet/Jazz Feet" concept as a step toward learning the traditional "tumbao" bass patterns. Performances Get inside each song style with music by Curt's band "Soul Sauce". Gain valuable insight into how the grooves are used in the context of a performance. Or choose the alternate audio track to hear Curt's commentary on his technique along with advice for playing with other musicians. Practice Tools Come up to speed with extensive practice tools that include interactive play-along tracks for each groove and options for choosing which instruments to practice with. DVD-ROM features include printable PDF notation files of all the grooves, as well as looping audio files in Sony Acid and Apple Garageband formats that facilitate tempo alterations without affecting the pitch of the instruments. Feature Rich Check out Curt's setup and pick up some choice tips for your kit in the interactive drumset feature. Learn the do's and don't's of playing with congas and timbales. Study basic clave concepts. Jump straight to what you're looking for quickly and easily with extensive menu access.

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