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Oriza “reversed” – 8054 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A second variation of the Oriza pattern, called “al revés” or “reversed”, a 4/4 pattern formed on 4 bars. Giovanni shows you some variations with Bass, Slap, Finger and Open beats on the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: And

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Afro C (2 Congas) – 8059 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A third variation of the Afro in 12/8. Here you can observe how for Giovanni, the placement of the hands is very important in order to master comfortably any pattern.   Commentary: Another style on Afro, that this great, great gentleman, this great father

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Afro “Demo” – 8060 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this solo-demo played by Giovanni Hidalgo on the “Afro”pattern, he demonstrates how important it is to master well all of these exercises to achieve a control of the language. It is advisable to watch the previous exercises on this pattern to un

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Jazz “Demo” – 8063 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this first solo-demo on the Jazz pattern, the great master Giovanni shows you his talent to improvise on any pattern at medium tempo.   Commentary: People like Chano Pozo that was a beginner on that with the pioneers, the creators of the Bebop like Mr.

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Jazz “Fast tempo” – 8064 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni plays a magnificent solo-demo on the Jazz pattern. Here at a fast tempo. Don’t forget to review the previous exercises in order to understand how and why he places all these beats.   Commentary: Another version, another variation going in a

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Solo 1 – 8065 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The first of these solos on what the great master Giovanni calls the “Next Frontier.” He demonstrates the level he reached thanks to knowledge he gained and experiences he lived throughout the years. It is very interesting to see how Giovanni appli

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Songo E “Van Van Style” (3 Congas) – 8037 – E

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12 November, 2017

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An interesting exercise based on the Songo pattern in the style of the famous Cuban group “Los Vanvan” with eighth notes. Using Fingers, Open and Slap beats on the Conga, the Tumbadora and the Quinto. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combin

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Songo F “Yulo & Changuito Style” (2 Congas) – 8038 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Another exercise based on the Songo pattern in the style of Changuito and Yulo, from the famous Cuban group “Los Van Van”, with eighth notes. Using Open and Slap beats on the Conga, the Tumbadora and the Quinto. Notice how Giovanni combines hands u

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Songo G “Cachete Style” (2 Congas) – 8039 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Exercise based on a pattern of Ángel Cachete Maldonado with eighth notes and eighth-note triplets. Using Open and Slap beats on the Conga, the Tumbadora and the Quinto. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combinations from the Rudiments technique for Sna

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Bomba “Santurce” Cuembé – 8045 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have two variations of the Bomba-Sicá pattern, in the “Cuembé” style. In this exercise, Giovanni shows you at a slow tempo, the Bass, Slap, Finger and Open beats and which hands combinations he uses.   Commentary: We have another st

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