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Mambo E Fast tempo – 8111 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The last Mambo pattern for cowbell. Here Giovanni uses one of the cáscaras and applies it to the cowbell at fast and slow tempos.   Commentary: In that variation, the most you hear was the Cáscara pattern, like for Guaguancó, for the Timbales, like tha

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Afro B – 8115 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A third variation of the 6/8 pattern and a fourth with all the combinations, which Giovanni calls “Floreo” (‘flourishing’).   Commentary: And a third variation, using another spot on the accents, goes like this, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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Guaguancó D 6/8 (the Medium one) – 8119 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the second 6/8 pattern for “Shekere” used in the “Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. The master Giovanni shows you all the variations for these patterns.   Commentary: Right? The second one, bigger, medi

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Guaguancó E 6/8 (the Big one) – 8120 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The third 6/8 pattern for “Shekere”, used in the “Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. The master Giovanni shows you all the variations for these patterns. This last version is at a fast tempo.   Commentary: And the thi

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Demo 1 – 8121 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni shows you a last pattern summing up all the variations for “Shekere”, used in the “Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. Here you have a demo on how to fill and play this instrument creatively.   Comm

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Demo 2 – 8122 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A last example of how to use the “Shekere” in pattern of Afro music. Interesting example to see the master Giovanni playing typical ceremonial songs while doing the different “Floreos” or ‘flourishes’ within the pattern. &nb

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Chachachá Cymbal – 8127 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have a variation of the Cha-Cha pattern with cymbal, in which the master Giovanni shows you the different possibilities of applying the “Cáscara”.   Commentary: Now, let’s add the cymbal, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4…  

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Abanico 3 sound variations – 8130 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni shows you how to apply the Cha-Cha’s lead-in or pickup notes, called “Abanico.” He also demonstrates their different variations, at a normal tempo as well as at slower tempos, so that you can understand the placement of th

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Son & Salsa Variations – 8109 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni plays two exercises, slow and fast, on the Salsa and Son patterns. Here you have two variations with eighth notes and accents in the second bar.   Commentary: Then we go back again to this one, right?… But this style, 1, 2, 1, 2

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Mambo D (Bomba/Sicá) Fast tempo – 8110 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni carries out two very simple exercises, fast and slow, for the Mambo pattern on the cowbell. This pattern is part of the Bomba “Sicá”. In this case with quarter notes and eighth notes.   Commentary: Then, sometimes you hear on the Mam

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