Dafnis Prieto, Part 12: The Piano as Rhythm Instrument in Afro-Cuban Music

In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Drummer and professor of Percussion Dafnis Prieto continues his master class in Latin rhythms and percussion with a response to an audience question about the role of the piano in Afro-Cuban music, and how the tumbao pattern, played on a piano or a tres fits into the framework of the clave.

The history of Salsa music documented in 8 minutes



Salsa is Cuban music style which derives it’s roots from Africa, which gained it’s fame from New York and from there it spread all over the world.
The Cuban music style called Salsa is Cuban, but was founded in Newyork, and origins is rooted in the African culture….
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