Beyond Salsa Piano is a history and anthology of the role of the piano in the Cuban rhythm section – from its first appearance to the present. In a broader sense, it’s a study of the tumbao – the art of creating music from layers of repeating rhythmic and melodic phrases. Whether these syncopated figures are called tumbaos, guajeos, montunos, riffs or vamps, this Afro-Cuban concept lies at the heart of nearly every popular music genre from salsa to rock , funk, R&B, hiphop and jazz.

While presented as a set of method books, the series doubles as a history course and record collecting guide for listeners, dancers, and players of instruments other than the piano.

Perhaps the most important goal of the series is to provide a comprehensive understanding of how tumbaos are constructed, their central role in the texture of Latin music of all eras, and the endless possibilities they provide for creative composing and arranging.
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Aprieta mi camiseta de Timba.com

Artist:   Team Timba

Style Released Album Tracks Charts
Timba 2009 1 0
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01  Aprieta Pero No Ahoga 4:25 free download with TIMBA.com t-shirt purchase
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The first single from TEAM TIMBA's upcoming album "Castigando A Los Chantajistas", this track is available as a free download with purchase of the official TIMBA.com t-shirt. APRIETA PERO NO AHOGA features Gonzalo "Chalo"Chomat and Iris Cepeda on lead vocals.


** This offer available for U.S.A. and PUERTO RICO sales only. The new single "Aprieta Pero No Ahoga" can be pruchased on iTUNES in Europe, Japan, Canada & Australia.

Once your order is placed please send us an email here (timbatshirt [at] latinpulsemusic.com) specifying your size M medium - L large - XL extralarge and your shipping address. Track is avaialble for free downlaod after purchase.
Taxes and shipping are INCLUDED in the price.


** Esta oferta es disponible en los EE.UU. y PUERTO RICO solamente. El sencillo "Aprieta Pero No Ahoga" ya está a la venta en iTUNES Europa, Japón, Canada y Australia.

Después de completar su orden envíenos un emial aquí (timbatshirt [at] latinpulsemusic.com) especificando su tamaño M medium - L large - XL extralarge y su dirección postal donde quiera recibir la camiseta. La pista está disponible para su descarga gratis al finalizar la orden.
Cargos de impuesto y envío están INCLUIDOS en el precio.


Créditos / Credits for APRIETA PERO NO AHOGA:

Gonzalo "Chalo" Chomat lead vocals Marco Díaz piano, horns
Iris Cepeda lead vocals Colin Douglas all percussion
Michael Lazarus bass José Marty vocal tracking
    Alex Cirilo mix engineer
       
  Music by Michael Lazarus & Marco Díaz  
  Lyrics by Chalo Chomat, Iris Cepeda & Michael Lazarus
Produced and Mastered by Michael Lazarus

Featuring a rotating cast of top musicians and singers, TEAM TIMBA plays intense original music designed specifically for the tropical music lover and casino style (salsa) dancer. Much like the music, casino dance -also called salsa rueda (wheel)- is a group activity that involves a series of calls and responses. Participants range from an individual dancer to 7-8-9 or more couples, where the body movements match the different sections within the songs. Those who prefer to listen will revel in the many influences that are noticeable in the music -from Earth, Wind & Fire style horns to funky beats and bass lines to catchy tongue-in-cheek shout choruses with improvisational responses from the lead singer. The many technical aspects of the musical performance are nicely contrasted by the upbeat, positive cheer and celebratory vibe of the lyrical message.