Trompeta: Chappottín, Chocolate, and the Afro-Cuban trumpet style
Afro-Cuban music evolved into one of the great musical traditions of the twentieth century. Trompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and the Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style provides a comprehensive history of mainstream Cuban music, examining the music of all its eras from the perspective of two seminal trumpet players: Fzlix Chappott'n and Alfredo Chocolate Armenteros. One or the other was present at almost every significant turning point in the stylistic development of Cuban music. An overview of the entire Afro-Cuban genre and its development is provided, as well as an in-depth examination of both Chappott'n's and Armenteros' performance styles.
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Afro-Cuban music Ahora albums Alfredo Chocolate Andy Gonzalez Armenteros arpeggio Arsenio Rodriguez ascending band bass beat four beat three begins Bilongo brass Cachao call-and-response Camina y prende cell Chappottin charanga chord clave conga conjunto contains coro Cuba Cuban music Cuban trumpet danzon descarga dominant harmony Dundunbanza Eddie Palmieri eight-measure eighth notes ensemble Estrellas Felix Chappottin figure final Florecita four-measure G minor half beat half of beat horn section improvisation initial instrument Israel Cachao jazz largo section Machito mambo measures in length melody menteros module montuno pattern montuno section musicians performed phrase pickup piece quarter-note triplet recordings repeated repetition rhythm section rhythmic rumba salsa Salsoul second half Septeto Nacional Sexteto Habanero solo section solo singer solo trumpet sonero song starts syncopated third beat three-note tion Tito Puente tonic tradition tres trombone trombone mona trumpet players trumpet section trumpet solo trumpet style two-measure vocal York