Cuban Rhythms for Percussion and Drumset: The Essentials


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Cuban Rhythms for Percussion and Drumset: The Essentials
By Aldo Mazza

  • A clear step by step approach to learning authentic Cuban rhythms .
  • Musical notation for each rhythm is included.
  • Proven conga technique and conga language exercises included.
  • Each rhythm includes a play-along audio track of the percussion section and drumset adaptation as a loop and in song- form.
  • For the drumset player, exercises are included to develop the transitional preparatory techniques needed to adapt the traditional Cuban rhythms for drumset performance.
  • 75 audio tracks recorded with top Cuban artists are included.
  • 30 short video clips are included, demonstrating some basic fundamental and important techniques.
  • The book includes many of the best known traditional Cuban rhythms as well as some of the newer styles such as the Songo and new developments in Timba.
  • Charts and some full original songs are included which were recorded in Havana by the author and legendary drummer Giraldo Piloto and his 14 piece Timba group, Klimax.
  • The book is aimed at all levels, from total beginner to professional.
  • The book is designed as a manual for music educators to learn and help teach Cuban rhythms in a logical systematic approach.

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