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Hand Percussion, Latin Ensemble - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Jon Griffin, Gilberto Noriega. Latin Jazz, Method, General Instructional, Latin, Afro-Cuban. 37 pages. Published by Salsa Blanca (S0.101451).
Item Number: S0.101451
There are certain fundamentals that anyone playing Cuban music must understand. These go beyond clave and montuno.The role of hand percussion is essential. Don’t skip over this material because you think you don’t need to know it.You need to understand the role of hand percussion in Cuban music.
These musical instruments are still prominent in Cuban music today for a reason. They are the glue. Without them, it would be hard to hold some of the syncopated grooves together.
La Campana (Cowbell)
Las Maracas (Maracas)
El Güiro (Gourd)
Also includes ensemble examples:
Learn about the "bandera" and baqueteo.
Understand the cinquillo and it's importance in danzón.
Did you know? There is no such thing as "rumba" clave? This guide will answer why.
Did you know? Traditional son had a contra-mambo played on the cowbell. This book will show you the pattern.
This is a "meat and potatoes" guide book for Latin hand percussion. Not only a handy reference, but a helpful in understanding the language of Cuban music and salsa.
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