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Afro-Cuban Techniques for Drum Set & Percussion By Fidel Morales
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Fidel Morales, Cuban master drummer & percussionist, has published his first book for all those interested in Afro-Cuban Rythms. In "Afro-Cuban Techniques for Drum set and Percussion",... More > Fidel explains fundamentals such as clave, patterns, interdependence, "3 against 2", and ostinatos, among other techniques. These will allow Afro-Cuban drum set students, percussionists, and all musicians who study this book to progressively internalize the concept of this music and incorporate it to their performances. Above all, they will be technically prepared to approach this style without limitations. [English-Spanish Edition / Edición en inglés y español]< Less
Oru Seco By Michael Spiro
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The bata transcriptions presented in Oru del Igbodu are part of the sacred musical traditions of the "Lucumi" people of Cuba. Michael Spiro and Justin Hill present this guide to some of the... More > most rhythmically complicated music known. Provided are descriptions and notation for examples.< Less
Arranging for Salsa Bands - The Doctor Big Ears Essays By Paul Lyons
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A guide to arranging for a small horn band for Latin music, and Salsa in particular. Topics include principles of rhythm such as clave, polymeters and polyrhythms and practical advise for... More > intermediate to advanced arrangers.< Less
Olodumare By Lázaro Pedroso
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An essential encyclopedia of the tradition of the Afro-Cuban Santeria religion. Written by Afro-Cuban scholar Lázaro Pedroso (Ogun Tola), this volume informs the daily practice of Santeria... More > religion, and catalogues the West African orishas as they are recognized in Cuba today, including their stories, their songs and prayers, their numbers for purposes of divination, their colors, their favorite foods, the plants associated with each orisha and much more. English translation by Christiane Hayashi.< Less
Egun By Lázaro Pedroso
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A translation of 72 songs sung to the spirits of deceased ancestors in the tradition of the Afro-Cuban Santeria religion. Translated by Afro-Cuban scholar Lázaro Pedroso (Ogun Tola) from the... More > original Lukumi language that was brought to Cuba by West African slaves, these songs are relevant both to students of the history of African religions that were brought to the Caribbean hundreds of years ago, as well as to students of the African religions and traditions that have spread through musical and spiritual practices from the Caribbean and and that are practiced throughout the world today. English translation by Christiane Hayashi. A companion CD is available on www.cdbaby.com featuring Lázaro Pedroso, Jesús Diáz, Miguelito Bernal, Michael Spiro, Eric Barberia and Lichi Fuentes.< Less
Edigbe By Lázaro Pedroso
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An essential reference for students of Afro-Cuban music or the Santeria religion as it is practiced in Cuba today. This book contains translations into Spanish and English of nearly 100 songs to 22... More > orishas and Egun (ancestor spirits), as well as an extensive introduction describing the history and evolution of religious ceremonies with their roots in the Yoruba-Lukumi tribes of West Africa. It contains important guidance for anyone who wants to become a singer within this tradition, as well as basic information about the orishas to whom the songs are addressed in English and in Spanish.< Less
Obbedi By Lázaro Pedroso
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Obbedi is an essential primer for students of the Santeria religion, or of the West African religious tradition as it is practiced in Cuba today. It contains the translations to Spanish and English... More > of nearly 100 ancient Yoruba songs that are commonly heard in Santeria rituals and in percussion and song classrooms that cover this genre, as well as basic background about each orisha and the stories that are frequently reflected in these songs. A companion CD with all of the songs in the book, featuring Lazaro Pedroso, Jesus Diaz, Miguelito Bernal, Michael Spiro and Lichi Fuentes, is available through www.cdbaby.com.< Less
Pataki By Lázaro Pedroso
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Pataki is a dictionary of ancient Yoruba words, translated to Spanish and then to English. It is an essential reference for anyone who wishes to delve into the roots of the orisha songs of the... More > ancient West African Yoruba/Lukumi tradition as it is practiced in Cuba today. Lázaro Pedroso has devoted an academic and spiritual lifetime in Havana, Cuba, to teaching a new generation the traditions and religions that were carried to the New World 300 years ago as the sole possessions of West African slaves. This book represents a lifetime of knowledge, study and practice, and the author’s commitment to pass that information on to the future so that the ancient orishas will live on through the religious devotion of future generations. English translation by Christiane Hayashi.< Less
Mojito! By Brian Lloyd French
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Fidel will die someday and Cuba will change. But the rumors of his pending death have been exaggerated. The last of the cold war warriors remains in place and is consolidating his authority.... More > He’s removing potential inheritors to this throne and making friends with powerful forces in China and the Middle East. Alec McCaul is an irreverent Canadian tough guy living in Havana. He’s recruited by the CIA to get inside and find out how much of a threat Fidel and his brother are to American security. He’s accompanied on his mission by Lucien Ruel, a deadly commando with ulterior motives. While in Cuba, McCaul connects with his an old flame, Kate Adams, now working for CNN and nosing around the island looking for a Pulitzer. Over dinner Kate reveals an explosive secret, one that threatens their lives. The end result is 100% Cuban; nothing is ever as it seems.< Less
El Martillo By Karim Al-Zand
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a piece for three pairs of bongos (3 players) based on Afro-Cuban rhythms