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African Clave (Triplets) – 5007 – E

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12 November, 2017

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How to apply the Clave in 6/8 with an internal subdivision of Triplets? Horacio explains it in a very simple way.   Commentary: Afrocuban Music is the result of the mixture of the different percussion instruments as, frequently and as a result of the afri

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Sixteenth Notes and Triplets with Clave – A – 5009 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have one of the essential exercises in Horacio’s technique, our advise is to work on it. In the first part you will find the combination of the Clave with Sixteenth notes and in the second part the combination of the Clave with Triplets.  

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Sixteenth Notes and Triplets with Clave – B – 5010 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Horacio shows how to combine the subdivisions of Sixteenth notes and of Triplets with the right hand in snare and the Clave with the left hand in Wood Block, without stopping the exercise while changing from a combination to another. In this case each subdivis

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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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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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