Play Bongos And Percussion Now

Books and CDs | Drums, Percussion

Publisher: Warner Bros
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Play Bongos And Percussion Now is a step-by-step method that teaches all the fundamentals of bongo playing, along with an in-depth study and instruction on the most commonly used hand percussion instruments including shaker, bells, cabasa, triangle, tambourine and maracas. The styles that are covered include Cuban, Porto Rican, Dominican, Pop, Rock, Funk and R&B. The book is packed with helpful photographs that make understanding the lessons even easier and you will be guided all the way by world-renowned artist/teacher Richie Gajate-Garcia. Richie has performed, recorded and toured the world as a percussionist for major artists including Sting, Don Henley, Diana Ross and Art Garfunkel. On the two CD's that are included with the book is where you will hear Richie performing all the exercises, together with playalong tracks for your own practice. This package adds up to a complete study of the bongo drums and will prove to be fun as well as informative to all who use it.
  • Traditional bongo patterns
  • Cotemporary bongo patterns
  • Tuning and maintenance
  • Basic reading and notation
  • Patterns for shaker, handbells, maracas, cabasa, triangle, tambourine and more
  • Patterns for school music ensembles
  • Two CD's of examples and playalong tracks
ISBN: 9780757910654
Published on: 22 November 2002
No of pages: 104
Language: English, Spanish
Catalogue No: IMP0637B

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