This video shows a demonstration of the Afro-Cuban rhythms, in this case Yoruba in 12/8 with Cowbell, Snare, Bass Drum, hihat and introduction of the Toms in the pattern. 1st line: Right hand plays Clave on Cowbell in 12/8 concept. 2nd line: Left hand plays Snare and variations on the Toms. 3rd line: Bass Drum plays “Tumbao” Quarter Notes on Hihat.
Now, I’m going to play a few patterns from the AfroCuban tradition coming from the Yoruba religion. This patterns are also known as Afro or 6/8, so here we go with the first one. One, two, three, four….