Spice Up Your Percussion Rhythms And Grooves! Hand percussion Samba, the most important root rhythm in all of Brazilian music Forro, the popular music of the northeast region of Brazil Carnaval rhythms, rhythms used for parades, in clubs, and for street dancing Afro-Brazilian rhythms, rhythms related directly to Afro-Brazilian culture Sacred Music, music based on religious ceremonies and traditions
Learn to play the most popular and influential Brazilian rhythms on both traditional percussion instruments and the drum set. As Brazilian music has spread in popularity, drummers around the world and in many musical genres are incorporating these addictive rhythms into their music. Learn how percussion rhythms evolved and developed into the distinctive Brazilian sound- and how to transfer them into the drum set!
The included CD helps both the novice and the experienced percussionist perfect the unmistakable rhythmic language of Brazilian music. Learning these basic grooves is an essential step toward capturing that distinctive Brazilian feel in your music.
Learn all the techniques and styles vital to Brazilian percussion including:
The included glossary of Brazilian Portuguese terms and instruments provides an easy key for drum set substitutions.
Brazilian native Alberto Netto grew up playing in samba groups, batucada reunions, and escola de samba rehearsals on the streets of his hometown of Santos. A Berklee College of Music graduate and former assistant professor in the percussion department, Netto has performed and recorded with many talents, including Claudio Roditti, Aaron Scott, Skip Hadden, Matt Johnson, Alain Mallet, Aaron Goldberg, Jimmy Greene, Oscar Stagnaro, and David Acosta.