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Plena A – 8143 – E

12 November, 2017 708 36 No Comments


Here you have two variations of the “Plena” pattern with “Timbales”, in which the master Giovanni shows you the different ways of its application.



I am going to play a rhythm, coming from Puerto Rico, where I come from, so that’s the Plena on Timbales. The Plena belongs to the Panderetas (Tambourines,) some people play the Plena on congas too, it’s valid; but some people forget that the Plena, you can play that on Timbales. By the era of César Concepción, Orquesta Panamericana de Lito Peña, Rafael Cortijo, so like this , 1, 2, 1, 2, 3,… Another variation of the Plena, adding a couple of accents, you do like this, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3…


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