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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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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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Bomba “Yubá” 6/8 – 8043 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Interesting variation from the Bomba family, the Yubá, a 6/8 pattern. Giovanni shows you at a slow tempo the following beats: Bass, Slap, Finger, Open and how he places his hands.   Commentary: The Cepeda family played with the three beats……

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Bomba “Holandé” – 8044 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Another interesting variation from the Bomba family, the Holandé, a 4/4 pattern. Giovanni shows you two exercises, one of which has some variations of Bass, Slap, Finger and Open beats. He also shows you how he places his hands.   Commentary: A fourth ve

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Son Montuno B (2 Congas) – 8014 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni Hidalgo goes on showing exercises based on the Son montuno pattern with eighth notes; there are two exercises in which you have Open, Slap beats. As in the previous exercise, you start working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commen

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Guaguancó B (I Tumbadora) – 8017 – E

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12 November, 2017

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The master Giovanni Hidalgo shows you more exercises based on the Guaguanco pattern with eighth notes. There are two exercises in which you have the Open, Slap beats. As in the previous one, you will work only with the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Another var

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Guaguancó C ( Puerto Rico style) – 8018 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Giovanni Hidalgo shows you the Guaguancó pattern in the Puerto Rico style. You have to play this pattern with eighth notes, and you have Open, Slap, etc… beats. You only work with the Tumbadora in order to understand step by step how to play this patter

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Guaguancó D (2 Congas) – 8019 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have an interesting exercise based on the Guaguancó pattern with eighth notes, and Open, Slap, etc.. beats. You take a step forward and start working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Now we introduce the Llamador to play with two

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Bolero C (2 Congas) – 8028 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Here you have another exercise with two combinations based on the Bolero pattern. In both there is the Open, Slap beats with eighth notes. You will start to work with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Then in those early days, they added a second

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Bolero D (3 Congas) – 8029 – E

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12 November, 2017

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A very interesting exercise based on the Bolero pattern with eighth and sixteenth notes where you have the Open, Slap and Palm. Here you find two combinations for fast and slow tempos. You go on working with the Conga and the Tumbadora.   Commentary: Now

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