Latin Drumming

Every pdf.file contains the drum pattern of the drum video lesson with an explanation about the emulated traditional instruments.
Also study tips, source of the pattern and suggested discography.

 

Cuban Rhythms

MozambiqueMozambique

A vigorous style of Cuban
music from the 60’s.

CongaConga

The rhythm of the Cuban
carnival festivities.

Iyesa

The Afro-Cuban rhythm
of the Yoruba religion.

Guaguanco

Medium-up tempo Rumba
style of Havana.

Salsa (Verse)

The famous Latin American
music style.

 

Salsa (Montuno)

Cowbells on their best
and energy high!


Brazilian Rhythms

XoteXote

The slowest rhythm and dance
of Forro.

Ijexa

The Afro-Brazilian rhythm
of the Candomble religion.

Samba

Rhythm of the samba school
of Rio de Janeiro.

Samba with brushes

All surdo drums together in one
combination for drumset.

Free download!

Coco

A music and dance style from
north-eastern Brazil.

 

Jazz Drumming
Al Foster’s 32bar Solo

Transcription of Al Foster’s solo on the track “You know who (I mean you)”
from Carmen McRay’s album “Carmen sings Monk”.

The play along track and drum chart of the video lesson for brushes.

Free download!

Variation on Ed Thigpen’s Basic Jazz Tempo (comping example)

The play along track and drum chart of the video lesson for brushes.

Free download!


Warm Up & Technique
Cuban-diddles

Seven rudiments which are based on some of the most popular Cuban rhythms.
From danzon to songo!

Sticking Coordinations

Playing different stickings above an ostinato (paradiddle) on the feet. These are exercises for intermediate to advanced level.

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