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The Essence of Afro-Cuban Percussion and Drum Set : Includes the Rhythm Section Parts for Bass, Pian
Ed Uribe

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An in-depth study (324 pgs) of all the percussion instruments, rhythms and song styles of Afro-Cuban music, along with their applications to the drum set. Detailed technical studies of each instrument are presented along with notations of many rhythm styles. The entire rhythm section (parts for bass ...


Rumba Guaguanco Conversations
by Arturo Rodriguez

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Interact and Learn is the overriding theme of this outstanding book and companion CD. This progressive self-study course is designed to expose the percussion student to the seductive and complex Cuban rumba style known as guaguanco. The author offers a generous dose of text and percussion charts to ...


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Bongo Grooves for Beginners DVD (2011)
Alan Dworsky

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Learning to play the bongos has never been easier than with this new DVD from Alan Dworsky, the award-winning author of \"Conga Drumming\" and \"How to Play Djembe.\" Designed for the first-time hand drummer, this video teaches fun, funky grooves that fit with all kinds of music. The instruction is ...


Modern Approach to Pandeiro
Marcus Santos

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Marcus Santos delivers a stunning presentation of the instrument, its history, and the way to play it. This DVD covers the traditional way of playing the pandeiro in popular music and also the modern approach that makes the pandeiro sound like a small drumset! This course teaches traditional styles ...


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Conga Kings
Patato, Candido, Giovanni Hidalgo

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Editorial Reviews Amazon.com The aptly named Conga Kings isn't a cutting contest; it's a celebration of good fellowship among three great percussionists from two generations. On board for this mind-boggling good set of son--the style that's found such acceptance thanks to the platinum Buena Vista ...


The Legend of Cuban Percussion
Patato

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Editorial Reviews Amazon.com An album that's justifiably titled. Carlos "Patato" Valdes is indeed a legend of Cuban percussion, having played with Herbie Mann and Tito Puente among others, before leading his own ensembles. This record compiles tracks from his two Ritmo y Candela recordings of the ...


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Latin Percussion LP483 Pro Shekere
Latin Percussion

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The shekere’s history begins in Africa where this unique instrument serves as a shaker, a rattle, and a drum. Traditionally made from hollowed gourds wrapped in a lattice of stones, the instrument is played by shaking or twisting it to get shaker and rattle sounds or by hitting the bottom of the b ...


Latin Percussion LP3010 LP Brazilian Wood Pandeiro with Synthetic Head
Latin Percussion

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The fully tunable LP Pandeiro has a balanced head and a distinctive jingle sound. Its narrow, lightweight shell allows precise hand control. ...


Meinl Percussion BE1R Berimbau, Red
Meinl

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The thin striker and a caxixi are held in the right hand, while the left hand supports the bow and modulates the string with a small metal disc. The whole instrument is moved off-and-on the abdomen, opening and closing the resonant gourd, for a captivating \"wah-wah\" effect. ...


LP Bata Drum Medium - Omele
Latin Percussion

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Traditionally batás are ceremonial drums that are played in groups. At least three people sit, each with a different size drum, and act out \"call and answer\" patterns which are played on the drums. Contemporary drummers often use two or three batás in a stand on their percussion set-up. LP Batá ...


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