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Cuba based rap duo, Zona Franka, blends traditional rhythms with the grit and swagger of hip-hop and rap vocal phrasings. Their clever shout choruses create instant tropical dance classics using their unique self-titled "changui con flow" style.

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lunes, 06 diciembre 2010, 08:14 pm

It's Finally Happening!

Van Van just finished their first sold out show at SOBs. Tuesday is also sold out but there may still be tickets for Wednesday. Then four straight nights at Yoshi's SF.

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jueves, 02 diciembre 2010, 07:31 pm

Pissed off about Van Van?

Obama can't or won't control congress, but he is the absolute supreme executive when it comes to customs. This buck stops at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. If you want to see Van Van,

email: http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact

write: 
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

call: 202-456-1111

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lunes, 29 noviembre 2010, 12:39 pm

Van Van with Pedrito!

Mike Racette, producer/drummer of the highly recommended Havana Heavy Hitters was at Los Van Van's three hour concert in Toronto and reports that none other than the iconic Pedrito Calvo (Sandunguera, Que le den candela, El negro está cocinando etc.) was singing with the band. Meanwhile, Melao reports that the visas came through for la Yuma, so next up are LA, Houston, Austin, three nights at SOBs and then four nights at Yoshi's SF, then finally on to Tampa, Miami and Louisville. For the full tour click here[Kevin Moore]

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jueves, 25 noviembre 2010, 07:45 am

Por Fin!

Calixto Books Finally Out!

I've spent almost every waking moment since July on these six new products, but it was well worth the effort. Calixto Oviedo is truly amazing. In addition to the NG La Banda masterpieces we've all been listening to for years, his style is so all-encompassing that I was able to cover timba drums and timbales in a much more global way than I had hoped to at the beginning.

This project, as requested, is the approach used in the piano books, but for percussionists, but with one major enhancement. The piano books have audio, still don't have video - that will come in 2011, with Melón making the videos from the books, but with the percussion series, we did it the other way around. We started with three days of filming Calixto, with the Bay Area brain trust egging him on and requesting specific rhythms and approaches. We added several hours of interviews, and then I spent five months writing the books from the videos. The approach is to take a bona fide master of Cuban music and let him do thing, then break it down into bite-size pieces so that jazz and pop drummers can learn Latin, salsa drummers can learn timba, timba drummers can learn Calixto timba, and beginners (and non-drummer arrangers such as myself) can get a clearly-presented dose of "the big picture". As before there are hard-copy and eBook versions, fast and slow audio loops, and this time ... a wild video-looping component that's - if I say so myself - is amazingly cool. All of this is explained in the tutorials and Question & Answer sections of the home page, timba.com/percussion

VOL. 2 CALIXTO OVIEDO           •         VOL. 3 CALIXTO OVIEDO
BASIC RHYTHMS                                      TIMBA GEARS

                                

Purchase Bound Paperback Book           |           Purchase Bound Paperback Book

Purchase eBook                         |                         Purchase eBook

Purchase Audio Files                      |                      Purchase Audio Files

Purchase Video Files                     |                     Purchase Video Files

Download Free Promo                    |                    Download Free Promo

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