Intermediate

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Boogaloo C – 8147 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have more variations of the “Boogaloo” pattern for “Timbales” with the cymbal. Interesting pattern for Pop or Rock and Roll.   Commentary: You can use both if you want to sustain a groove, like this, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4…

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Independence Exercises in 6/8 – 8148 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni Hidalgo shows you an independence pattern to combine both hands in 6/8. The exercise is played on cowbells.   Commentary: Now, I would like to add on the Timbales, on the Cowbells, a little, just a little independence for both hands: h

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“Montuno Groove” – 8181 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the second of Giovanni’s songs with Josep M. Kitflus (piano) and Carles Benavent (bass). In these songs, Giovanni shows you how to practically apply his concept on Congas.   Commentary: Now, a new song of my self, with greats musicians

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Charanga – 8141 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have a variation of the Cha-Cha pattern with cowbell, in which the master Giovanni shows you its application with only quarter notes.   Commentary: When you do with the same Cha-Cha but with one beat, 1, 2, 1, 2…  

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Plena B – 8144 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the third variation of the “Plena” pattern with “Timbales”, in which the master Giovanni shows you the different ways in which it can be applied. The second part is a demo with multiple possibilities.   Commentary: A

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Mambo C – 8106 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni plays three different combinations of the Mambo pattern on the Cowbell. In this case with quarter notes and eighth notes.   Commentary: Also in the Guajiras, you find this kind of rhythms too, you know? 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4… Another variation o

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Chino Pozo Style – 8107 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Starting with this exercise, the complexity level is very high; therefore, make sure you have practiced the previous exercises in order to assimilate this level comfortably. Here you have three exercises in the style of Chino Pozo with an introduction that Gio

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Comparsa – 8113 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Other “Comparsa” pattern on the cowbell. Giovanni shows the possible variations of this pattern at slow and fast tempo.   Commentary: And you can play what we call now a “Comparsa” style on cowbell. So, for many many years we used

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Guaguancó C 6/8 (the Small one) – 8118 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni introduces you to other variations of the 6/8 patterns for “Shekere,” played in the”Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. Here you have the first one.   Commentary: Then, another variation on the Shek

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Cáscara two hands – 8125 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni Hidalgo shows you one of the most common patterns for “Timbales”, playing the “Cáscara” with the right hand and filling in the same time with the left, hand hitting the shell of the other Timbal.   Commentary: Another var

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Cha-Cha Cowbell – 8126 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Applying the Cha-Cha pattern, the master Giovanni shows you the different variations, placing the “Cáscara” pattern on the cowbell as well.   Commentary: In addition to that, you do the cowbells, the Cha-Cha, the Mambo, right? Let’s sta

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Abanico 2 – 8129 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni shows you how to apply the Cha-Cha’s lead-in or pickup notes, called “Abanico.” He also demonstrates their different variations, at a normal tempo as well as at slower tempos, so that you can understand the placement of th

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