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The Language of the Masters (Percussion)

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The first serious study of the masters of Latin percussion. The Language of the Masters will help percussionists find their own voice as they become more fluent in the language of Latin Percussion improvisation. Perfect for intermediate to advanced level players to learn Afro-Cuban music by studying the work of the originators of the genre, including Armando Peraza, Ray Barretto, Tata Guines, Johnny Rodriguez, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente,  Manny Oquendo, Guillermo Barreto, Yeyito, Orestes Vilato and Giovanni Hidalgo. Features include:

  • Three transcribed, classic solos from each one of the featured artists’ recordings
  • 20 easily downloadable audio tracks
  • A written etude summarizing the essence of each percussionist’s style
  • Play-along tracks for each etude—first with the solo performed and then with accompaniment only.
  • 16-page overview of how to study these transcriptions and incorporate them into your own playing.

The ideal book for academic and job auditions—absolutely the first of its kind!

Publisher: Sher Music Co

Item Code: 9781883217884

EAN: 9781883217884

Price: £22.99
Availability:91 in stock

Genre(s): Jazz, Latin, Afro-Cuban

Product Language: English

Territories: Sher Sales

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

  • Percussion