Rumba - Afro Cuban Conga Drum Improvisation, Volume 2 (eBook+Online Audio)
20336BCDEB
This book is designed to take your soloing ability from 0 to 90 MPH on the quinto, conga drum, bongo or timbales while mastering the clave rhythm at the same time. It is rich with authentic phrasing. Volume 2 has much to offer for beginners and veterans alike. The book will widened your soloing horizons, and is something you will continually refer back to for ideas and inspiration. You will enjoy learning many of these unique and interesting flavors.

This teaching method brings together two different ...more
Product Number:
20336BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
112
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5858-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5858-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/24/2011
This book is designed to take your soloing ability from 0 to 90 MPH on the quinto, conga drum, bongo or timbales while mastering the clave rhythm at the same time. It is rich with authentic phrasing. Volume 2 has much to offer for beginners and veterans alike. The book will widened your soloing horizons, and is something you will continually refer back to for ideas and inspiration. You will enjoy learning many of these unique and interesting flavors.

This teaching method brings together two different learning approaches for Afro-Cuban Drumming. The first approach is to learn by way of reading written notation; the second is to learn solely by listening and feeling. Three types of Afro-Cuban syncopated expressions are transcribed in this book: Quinto Ride, Quinto Phrase, and Quinto Solo. The helpful companion audio allows one to hear these expressions ensuring proper comprehension of the concepts taught in this lesson. Includes access to online audio.
INTRODUCTION
Cliff's Afro-Cuban Drumming Method
Playing with Clave
Overview of Lessons
Who Will Find this Book Useful
Audio Recording List
The Five Types of Supporting Tracks
Visual Representation of the Five Types of Support Tracks
Practice Suggestions

SECTION 1: NEW TO MY METHOD?
New To My Method?
Timekeeping Lines Concept
Timekeeping Lines
The Horizontal Downbeat Diagram
Spacing Between the Downbeat Lines
The Timekeeping Lines and Click Track Exercise
The Downbeat Bass Drum Exercise
The 8 Symbols You Need to Know
The Underlined Symbols
What do the Timekeeping Lines Tell You to Do
Clap the Clave Rhythm Exercise
Creating the Horizontal Clave Diagram

SECTION 2: Clave Timing Exercises
Overview
Instructions for the Clave Timing Exercises
50 Horizontal Clave Timing Exercises

SECTION 3: Clave Ride Patterns
Overview
What is the Quinto ride
Creating the Vertical Clave Diagram
The Vertical Clave Diagram
The Vertical Clave Timekeeping Lines
Instructions for the Clave Ride Pattern Exercises
14 Clave Ride Pattern Exercises
The Longer Vertical Clave Diagram
7 Longer Clave Ride Pattern Exercises
The Horizontal Clave Ride Pattern Exercises
The Ride Flow Exercise
Instructions for Clap the Clave Ride Flow Exercise
Clap the Horizontal Clave Ride Flow Exercise
Instructions for the Clave Ride Flow Exercise
The Horizontal Clave Ride Flow Exercises

SECTION 4: Downbeat & Clave Quinto Phrases
Overview
Instructions for the 21 Quinto Phrases
21 Quinto Phrases with the Vertical Downbeat Diagram
21 Quinto Phrases with the Horizontal Downbeat Diagram
Instructions for the Clave Quinto Phrases
21 Vertical Clave Quinto Phrases
21 Horizontal Clave Quinto Phrases

SECTION 5: Downbeat & Clave Quinto Solo
Overview
Instructions for the Vertical Downbeat Quinto Solo
The Vertical Downbeat Quinto Solo
The Horizontal Downbeat Quinto Solo
Instructions for the Clave Quinto Solo
The Vertical Clave Quinto Solo
The Horizontal Clave Quinto Solo

SECTION 6: The Guaguanco Quinto Phrases, Ride Flow & Quinto Solo Pages
Overview
Instructions for Guaguanco Phrases, Ride Flow and Solo
21 Vertical Guaganco Quinto Phrases
21 Horizontal Guaguanco Quinto Phrase
The Horizontal Guaguanco Ride Flow Exercise
The Vertical Guaguanco Quinto Solo
The Horizontal Guaguanco Quinto Solo

Appendix A: What is Guaguanco
Appendix B: Glossary
The End
About the Author
 
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