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Jala-Jala A – 8055 – E

12 November, 2017 544 35 No Comments


Interesting exercise based on the Jala-Jala pattern with eighth notes. Using Fingers, Open and Slap beats on the Conga. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combinations of the Rudiments technique for Snare RRLL.



“Y yo traigo pa’ ti, jala jala, traigo pa’ ti, jala jala…” We are going now to Jala, Jala that’s the rhythm that we play in Puerto Rico. The same, the Gran Combo, Rafael Cortijo, I mean Lito Peña and Orchesta Panamericana, amazing groups from Puerto Rico from that era, from the fifties, sixties that were so great. And the Jala, Jala has a fast movement but let’s play it medium tempo, you know? Like this, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3…


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