accompanying sound files
on Latin Drums and Hand Percussion
||- Various world drumming and Latin lessons
from pro drummer, author, and clinician, Chuck Silverman
||- Basic Latin "rudiments" by
expert drummer / clinician, Chuck Silverman
||- Alex Pertout's outstanding music site
spans the globe, including lessons on clave, Bomba, Guaguanco,
Mozambique, Samba and more! Click on "Lessons"
||- An education on the origins and
influences of Salsa music
||- Enjoy some authentic salsa music while
learning a bit about the latin jazz music. Grupo Fantasia's
Salsa, Cumbia, Calypso, Mariachi, Bachata, Vallenato, Columbian
||- Latin drumset! This lesson is based
around the popular cascara rhythm and tambau pattern.
||- Shane Roney shows how to go from a
straight 3/4 beat into a double time 12/8 and half time 12/8 creating
some interesting latin segways. - African bell rhythms
||- LP founder, Martin Cohen, has his own
personal site called "CongaHead". It features drum videos
of such notorious latin drummers as Giovanni Hidalgo, Tito Puente,
Carlos "Patato" Valdez, Pedro Martinez, and many, many
more. Too good to miss!
||- Pro Percussionist / Drummer Mark
Powers teaches us a few basic conga and djembe lessons. PDF
||- More basic djembe and conga
lessons focusing on the GO and DO open tone hand technique. PDF
||- More of Mark's "Zero to Drummer
in 3 easy lessons" series. Focuses on the PA and TA strokes.
||- Rhythmweb presents a drum lesson on
Brazil's berimbau instrument. Explains each piece (body,
string, stick), how to play, links, and more.
||- Check out these Brazilian groove
lessons from Tristan Banks. The Maracatu rhythm, Samba, Pagode
style, and the Bossa rhythm. - Thanks Tristan. New!
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