Changuito: A Master's Approach to Timbales

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Alfred Music Publishing, 1998 - Music - 112 pages
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This text and CD package teaches timbales as played by the master percussionist Changuito. Topics include set-up, tuning, the clave, fills, independence exercises, listening recommendations, and a glossary of terms. Various styles are studied such as Danzon, Abanico, Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo, Pilon, Mozambique, Merengsongo, Conga, 6/8 Rhythms, Timba, Songo, Laye, and Afro-Cuban. Examples on the CD are performed by Changuito.
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
8
A HISTORY OF THE PAILITAS CUBANASTHE TIMBALES
14
TUNING THE TIMBALES
20
THE CLAVE
27
DANZ6N
33
MAMBO
41
THE CASCARA
44
CASCARA AND CLAVE
50
ADDING THE MAMBO BELL
56
THE INTRO FILL
63
PlLON
65
MERENSONGO
73
CONGA
81
TIMBA SONGO LAYE
91
REFERENCES
108
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