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Hihat on 1st and 3rd beat of the bar – 5046 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this exercise while you apply the Clave with the left hand in Wood Block, the snare plays the Clave and we combine the Hihat in the 1st and 3rd quarter note of the bar.   Commentary: “Cáscara” and Clave are two rhythms that, they are sort

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Hihat on 2nd and 4th beat of the bar – 5047 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this exercise while you apply the Clave with the left hand in Wood Block, the snare plays the Clave and we combine the Hihat in the 2nd and 4th quarter note of the bar.   Commentary: 1, 2, 3, 4… Of course, with the “Cáscara” and the

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Comments and Demos on how to apply the 4th line – 5048 – E

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12 November, 2017

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We will start to study the structure that will help us to introduce the 4th element. While your right hand plays the Cáscara in Wood Block, your left hand plays quarter notes in snare, your right foot plays the Clave with the Foot Cowbell and the BassDrum wil

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Demo on How to apply this exercise – 5070 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In these exercises we will apply the “Stick Control” combinations method . While our left foot plays the Clave in the foot cowbell our Bass Drum will play the “Tumbao” of Guaguancó. Our hands play Sixteenth notes in the Snare with the

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Danzón (A) – 5099 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Horacio shows how to play the Danzón pattern, one of the Afro-Cuban music’s historical rhythms. This pattern is played in the Snare with both hands. Right hand plays the Snare with the Stick, Left hand plays the Croostick with the Stick.   Commenta

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Danzón-Paseo (B) – 5100 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have another important and complementary part to play the Danzón. This is called “Paseo” and it is played in the Toms; it is practically a call to restart the Danzón.   Commentary: This Danzón has a very important part happening on

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Danzón-Paseo-Cha-Cha-Chá (C) – 5101 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Horacio shows you how to play the “Abanico” in the Snare to open the way to the ChaChaChá, which is the third pattern that is usually introduced in the topics of Danzón. He also shows you how to apply the three patterns (Danzón, Paseo, Cha Chá)

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Songo (A) – 5105 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Horacio shows you the Songo pattern, in this version he will play: Right Hand in Hihat, left Hand in Snare, plus BassDrum and Hihat, in a very Funky concept.   Commentary: Then we have the Songo which can be in a way related to jazz, you know regarding dr

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Bembé (A) – 5111 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the “Bembé” Pattern in 6/8, your Right Hand plays “Cáscara” in Cowbell, your Left Foot plays dotted Quarter Notes combining Hihat with Foot Cowbell, Left Hand orchestrates on Snare and Toms.   Commentary: Bembé is

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Right and left Hand play Hihat (B) – 5045 – E

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12 November, 2017

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First, Horacio shows you what is the Cáscara and how to play it with the right hand and the Left hand in the Hihat, and he explains that these are the first steps to introduce the 4th element (BassDrum). Here you have the 2nd combination.   Commentary: T

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15th and 16th sixteenth note of the bar – 5023 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this group of exercises you will work with your two hands to reach independence (it is important that you sing the subdivisions like Horacio does). Your right hand plays the Clave in the Wood Block, the left hand will play each one of the 16 Sixteenth notes

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Comments on how to work this exercise – 5029 – E

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12 November, 2017

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From now on you will work with a ternary concept (Triplets). Your left hand plays the Clave in the Wood Block, the right hand will play the Triplets, to reach the independence of your hands (it is important that you sing the subdivisions like Horacio does). In

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