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Guaguancó E 6/8 (the Big one) – 8120 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The third 6/8 pattern for “Shekere”, used in the “Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. The master Giovanni shows you all the variations for these patterns. This last version is at a fast tempo.   Commentary: And the thi

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Demo 1 – 8121 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni shows you a last pattern summing up all the variations for “Shekere”, used in the “Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. Here you have a demo on how to fill and play this instrument creatively.   Comm

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Demo 2 – 8122 – E

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A last example of how to use the “Shekere” in pattern of Afro music. Interesting example to see the master Giovanni playing typical ceremonial songs while doing the different “Floreos” or ‘flourishes’ within the pattern. &nb

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Chachachá Cymbal – 8127 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have a variation of the Cha-Cha pattern with cymbal, in which the master Giovanni shows you the different possibilities of applying the “Cáscara”.   Commentary: Now, let’s add the cymbal, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4…  

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Mambo A “Chino Pozo & W. Bobo Style” – 8104 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni carries out two exercises, slow and fast, for the Mambo pattern on the cowbell in the style of Chino Pozo and Willy Bobo. In this case with quarter notes and eighth notes.   Commentary: Chino Pozo came with another style, great Bongo player that

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Willie Bobo & Mongo Style – 8108 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have two exercises on the cowbell in the style of Willy Bobo and Mongo Santamaría. The master Giovanni uses different sounds to complete these two bar patterns on the Cowbell, formed by quarter notes and eighth notes.   Commentary: Then, people

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Son & Salsa Variations – 8109 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni plays two exercises, slow and fast, on the Salsa and Son patterns. Here you have two variations with eighth notes and accents in the second bar.   Commentary: Then we go back again to this one, right?… But this style, 1, 2, 1, 2

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Mambo D (Bomba/Sicá) Fast tempo – 8110 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni carries out two very simple exercises, fast and slow, for the Mambo pattern on the cowbell. This pattern is part of the Bomba “Sicá”. In this case with quarter notes and eighth notes.   Commentary: Then, sometimes you hear on the Mam

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Guajira “Yeyito Style” – 8103 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have two exercises, one fast and one slow, on the Guajira pattern in the style of “Yeyito.” The master Giovanni uses different sounds on the Cowbell to complete this one bar pattern, formed by eighth notes.   Commentary: Then when we

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Son Montuno reversed pattern – 8082 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Fifth Son Montuno exercise but this time “Reverse pattern.” Giovanni reverses the rhythmic concept with a serie of beats: Hembra, martillo, fingers, half palm and ghost, to complete this pattern. Notice the type of accentuation, especially the Clav

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Seis Chorreao in 6/8 – 8084 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Second exercise on the “Seis Chorreao” pattern, but this time in 6/8. As Giovanni says, this kind of pattern derives from Jíbara music. This interesting pattern is based on triplets with Hembra, Martillo, Fingers, half palm and ghost beats. You ca

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Seis Chorreao Demo – 8085 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Interesting Demo-Solo of the great master Giovanni Hidalgo on the “Seis Chorreao” pattern. He plays two exercises with improvisation in 6/8 and 4/4 concepts   Commentary: Then, a third variation, that’s kind of “Floreo” addin

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