Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Book: Aldo Mazza-Cuban Rhythms for Percussion and Drumset: The Essentials
Cuban Rhythms for Percussion and Drumset: The Essentials
By Aldo Mazza
A clear step by step approach to learning authentic Cuban rhythms .
Musical notation for each rhythm is included.
Proven conga technique and conga language exercises included.
Each rhythm includes a play-along audio track of the percussion section and drumset adaptation as a loop and in song- form.
For the drumset player, exercises are included to develop the transitional preparatory techniques needed to adapt the traditional Cuban rhythms for drumset performance.
75 audio tracks recorded with top Cuban artists are included.
30 short video clips are included, demonstrating some basic fundamental and important techniques.
The book includes many of the best known traditional Cuban rhythms as well as some of the newer styles such as the Songo and new developments in Timba.
Charts and some full original songs are included which were recorded in Havana by the author and legendary drummer Giraldo Piloto and his 14 piece Timba group, Klimax.
The book is aimed at all levels, from total beginner to professional.
The book is designed as a manual for music educators to learn and help teach Cuban rhythms in a logical systematic approach.
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