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Chino Pozo Style – 8107 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Starting with this exercise, the complexity level is very high; therefore, make sure you have practiced the previous exercises in order to assimilate this level comfortably. Here you have three exercises in the style of Chino Pozo with an introduction that Gio

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Comparsa – 8113 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Other “Comparsa” pattern on the cowbell. Giovanni shows the possible variations of this pattern at slow and fast tempo.   Commentary: And you can play what we call now a “Comparsa” style on cowbell. So, for many many years we used

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Guaguancó C 6/8 (the Small one) – 8118 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni introduces you to other variations of the 6/8 patterns for “Shekere,” played in the”Yoruba” ceremonies (Lukumi) with three Shekeres. Here you have the first one.   Commentary: Then, another variation on the Shek

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Cáscara two hands – 8125 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni Hidalgo shows you one of the most common patterns for “Timbales”, playing the “Cáscara” with the right hand and filling in the same time with the left, hand hitting the shell of the other Timbal.   Commentary: Another var

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Cha-Cha Cowbell – 8126 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Applying the Cha-Cha pattern, the master Giovanni shows you the different variations, placing the “Cáscara” pattern on the cowbell as well.   Commentary: In addition to that, you do the cowbells, the Cha-Cha, the Mambo, right? Let’s sta

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Cáscaras B (comments) – 8091 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have the second exercise based on the “Cascara B” pattern, very common in Latin music. Giovanni plays this exercise at two different tempos, fast and slow, to help you best understand this two-bar pattern.   Commentary: A second varia

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Afro “2nd Variation” – 8095 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Second exercise for Bongo on the Afro pattern. Note how the master Giovanni uses the 4/4 pattern, based on eighth notes with a sixteenth note on the first quarter note of the bar; with a variation on the hit of the Hembra, as well as fingers.   Commentary

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Afro “3rd Variation” – 8096 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Third exercise for Bongo on the Afro pattern. Note how Giovanni uses the 4/4 pattern based on eighth notes, with a variation in the hit of the Hembra on the first quarter note of the bar, and Fingers.   Commentary: A third variation. Sometimes you hear th

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Mambo (like Conga) – 8087 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Second Mambo exercise, in the same style as the “Conga.” Giovanni plays a variation on this pattern, which is played with a series of Hembra, martillo, fingers, half palm and ghost beats. Notice the type of accentuation and the placement of the Hem

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A Caballo (2 Congas) – 8051 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Two interesting exercises based on the “A Caballo” pattern. Using Fingers, Open and Slap beats on the Conga and the Tumbadora. As you will see, Giovanni enters with an anacrusis, and the hands combinations are RLRL.   Commentary: Now, we go to

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