Afro-Cuban Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional & Contemporary Styles

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Glen Caruba


General Info

Year: 1995
Edition: c. 1st Edition
Publisher: Centerstram Publishing
Cost: Book Cost - $0.00   |   Supplemental Books - $0.00

Overview

Very good resource for learning the patterns for congas. The nomenclature is easy to read, gives clear instruction on how to practice the excersises. Has some drumset application for tradition Afr-Cuban rhythms. Goes into Bongo technique, timbale, cowbell, djembe as well. Great for the beginning hand drum – latin percussion player. Rating I


Chapters

Introduction
About the Author
The Drums
Tuning the Congas
Hand Techniques
Notation of Rhythms
Practice Exercises
Rhythms Bongos
Timbales
Cowbell
Djembe
Rhythm Reference Guide


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Works for Percussion by this Author

Caruba, Glen. Afro-Cuban Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional & Contemporary Styles. Anaheim Hills, CA.: Centerstram Publishing, 1995.



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