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Jazz “Candido Style” – 8061 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The great master Giovanni Hidalgo takes us to the Jazz patterns. If you are interested in knowing how to apply Congas to this style, these are your exercises. Here Giovanni plays two exercises in the style of the great percussionist Candido.   Commentary:

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Placement – 8070 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this section on the Bongo, the master Giovanni explains a bit about this instrument and how to use it. Also, here you will find your first pattern, the “Martillo.”   Commentary: This is the Bongo and the way that you are going to play this

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Sound – 8071 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Do you know the sounds of Bongo? In this exercise, Giovanni shows you step by step how to get the best sounds out of this instrument, the Bongo.   Commentary: When we deal with the Bongos, when we play, we have to be sure that we are dealing with the corr

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“Baqueteo” (Bolero fill) – 8072 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the first steps to master this instrument on a Bolero pattern. A very interesting exercise in which the master Giovanni teaches you the hand combinations and resulting sounds.   Commentary: If you see the right hand, I am going to put a litt

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Songo A “Claro & Daniel Style” (2 Congas) – 8033 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Your first exercise to master the Songo pattern. In this case with eighth notes on the Tumbadora and the Conga. Using Open, Slap and fingers beats. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combinations from the Rudiments technique for Snare.   Commentary:

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A Caballo “Cuba Style” – 8040 – E

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12 November, 2017

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An interesting exercise based on the pattern of A Caballo in the Cuban style. Using Fingers, Open and Slap beats on the Conga and the Tumbadora. Notice how Giovanni combines the pattern with a variation on the fourth beat of the second bar.   Commentary:

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Bomba “Historical comments” – 8041 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni explains the history of Bomba and its evolution. Listen carefully to the explanations of this great master; they will help you to better understand this interesting world.   Commentary: The first two versions of Bomba with two open beats and thre

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Bomba “Sicá” Rafael Cortijo Style – 8042 – E

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12 November, 2017

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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.   Commentary: Now we go to my

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Variations 3 – 8011 – E

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12 November, 2017

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(C) In this pattern, he shows you one of the most common styles of Latin music, “Salsa.” Watch carefully and listen to his sound, the importance of how he uses his hands to achieve one sound or another.   Commentary: With all those variations

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12 November, 2017

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Guaguancó A (I Tumbadora) – 8016 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The first of Guaguancó. It is an exercise with two combinations that show you first how to work with each hand independently and then how to play this pattern with eighth notes. In both, there are the Open, Slap beats. You only work with the Tumbadora in orde

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Bolero A (1 Conga) – 8026 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The first Bolero pattern, Exercise with two combinations that will show you the different steps to make with each hand, in order to be able to later work this pattern with eighth notes . In both, there is the Open, Slap beats . You only work with the Tumbadora

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