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Bomba “Sicá” Rafael Cortijo Style – 8042 – E

12 November, 2017 578 30 No Comments


Here you have three variations of the Bomba-Sicá pattern, in the “Santurce” style. In this exercise, Giovanni shows you, at a slow tempo, the following beats: Bass, Slap, Finger, Open and how he places his hands.



Now we go to my traditional rhythms from Puerto Rico, where I come from, the Caribbean. So we are going to talk about Bomba and I am going to do one style of Bomba, one of a few of them, the name is Sicá, from the north of the island, from Santurce. The Sicá can be played with two beats, open, open beats and done like this, 1, 2, 3, 4….. Slow, 1, 2, 3, 4…….. Another variation of Bomba is Sicá from Santurce with three open beats, 1, 2, 3, 4……


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