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Oriza “a la derecha”(to the right) – 8053 – E

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12 November, 2017

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This exercise on the Oriza pattern (a derecha) is constructed on eighth notes in which you use the Conga and the Tumbadora, with Open, Finger and Slap beats.   Commentary: Now I am going to do Oriza, that’s another great rhythm from Puerto Rico, but

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Jala-Jala B – 8056 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Two variations of the Jala-Jala pattern, a 4/4 pattern formed on 2 bars. Giovanni shows you some variations with Bass, Slap, Finger, and Open beats on the Conga.   Commentary: When you do a second variation, sometimes you put a little color but sometimes,

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Afro B (2 Congas) – 8058 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Two interesting variations of the Afro family. Giovanni shows you Slap, Finger and Open beats. He also shows how he places his hands.   Commentary: Then a third variation of the Afro, you can do… That’s one… That’s another one. The

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Jazz “Mongo & W. Bobo Style” – 8062 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have another variation on the Jazz pattern. Notice how Giovanni links the first two eighth notes of the triplets in this pattern based on the style of Mongo Santamaría and Willy Bobo.   Commentary: Then, when you flow a little bit, for example,

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Bolero with “alzada” – 8073 – E

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12 November, 2017

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This exercise on the Bolero pattern with “Alzada” (up beat) hand is built on eighth notes in which you will use Hembra, “Martillo”, fingers, half palm and ghost beats.   Commentary: Another way to start is on the four, instead of t

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Bolero Level 2 – 8075 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this third exercise on Bolero, Giovanni shows you how the pattern is built and where the accents are on the eighth notes. Here you use Hembra, “Martillo”, Fingers, half palm and ghost beats.   Commentary: The second level, we’re going

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Martillo – 8077 – E

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12 November, 2017

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This last exercise on the Bolero pattern, “Martillo”, is built on eighth notes and a sixteenth note triplet. In this pattern, you use Hembra, “Martillo”, Fingers, half palm and ghost beats.   Commentary: Some great, great Bongo pla

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Son Montuno Martillo A – 8079 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this second Son Montuno exercise, the “Martillo”, Giovanni combines two bars to complete this pattern. Notice the type of accentuation.   Commentary: We call this the “Martillo” so, when you come from another approach to that fe

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Son Montuno Martillo B – 8080 – E

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12 November, 2017

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In this third Son Montuno “Martillo” exercise, Giovanni combines a serie of beats: Hembra, “Martillo,” Fingers, half palm and ghost with an anacrusis (pickup) entry in order to complete this pattern. Notice the type of accentuation. &nb

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Songo C ” Free Style” (2 Congas) – 8035 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A Demo for the Tumbadora and the Conga of two combinations to master the Songo pattern with slow and fast tempos. The master Giovanni goes on using Fingers, Open and Slap beats. Notice how Giovanni combines hands using combinations from the Rudiments technique

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