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.
When we talk about Jazz, we think right away about great persons, great personalities like Candido, like Francisco Juabella, like Ray Barretto, who was great and are still great all of them, like Armando Peraza, the same Patato, Mongo, I mean the beginners that guided us through that way, that door, you know? But you know something? I always like to divide that and play the Jazz to feel that groove and then after, if you want to improvise or do a couple of colors, to put in a couple of lines, you can do it! Then, Candido came with this style with Jazz, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4….