Intermediate

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Guaguancó D (2 Congas) – 8019 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have an interesting exercise based on the Guaguancó pattern with eighth notes, and Open, Slap, etc.. beats. You take a step forward and start working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Now we introduce the Llamador to play with two

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Bolero C (2 Congas) – 8028 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have another exercise with two combinations based on the Bolero pattern. In both there is the Open, Slap beats with eighth notes. You will start to work with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Then in those early days, they added a second

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Bolero D (3 Congas) – 8029 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A very interesting exercise based on the Bolero pattern with eighth and sixteenth notes where you have the Open, Slap and Palm. Here you find two combinations for fast and slow tempos. You go on working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Now

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Charanga B (2 Congas) – 8032 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here there is another exercise with variations based on the Charanga pattern, using the Open and Slap beats with eighth. This pattern is applied on Conga and Tumbadora.   Commentary: Eventually, for the Charanga came another addition, that was the Tumbado

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Songo B “Changuito & Yulo Style” (2 Congas) – 8034 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Your second exercise to master the Songo pattern. Always working with eighth notes on the Tumbadora and the Conga. Using Open, Bass, Slap and Fingers beats. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combinations from the Rudiments technique for Snare.   Co

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Combinations with three beats (Open, Muff, Slap) – 8007 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the Open, Muff, Slap beats and how to apply them. Many percussionists wonder how Giovanni has reached this level. His advice: don’t skip these first exercises!   Commentary: So the same, when you combine that with two, three beats ….1

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Demo of the different variations – 8012 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The great master Giovanni Hidalgo performs a demo with all the previous exercises. He also hows you, at a slow pace, the steps that you have to go through to achieve the sound you are looking for.   Commentary: When you put variations on this pattern, you

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Son Montuno B (2 Congas) – 8014 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni Hidalgo goes on showing exercises based on the Son montuno pattern with eighth notes; there are two exercises in which you have Open, Slap beats. As in the previous exercise, you start working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commen

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