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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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“RECETA PERFECTA” - New Release by Havana NRG!

January 30, 2010

By Michael P. Lazarus, Founder LPM

After three long awaited years the Dallas, Texas based band Havana NRG! (New Rhythm Generation) returns to the recording world with their sophomore release “Receta Perfecta”. This December 2009 CD release coincided with their celebration in Dallas at Cirque Night Club (6-9pm) where close to 600 patrons, fans & media will unite to taste the savory recipe that this hot young band cooks up before continuing their hectic tour schedule.


click here to listen to "Receta Perfecta" by Havana NRG!

This also marks the radio debut of the CD and as ‘defenders of the music realm’ we ask that you support Havana NRG! Cuban Orchestra this weekend by playing the opening track, “DIME SI TE VAS”, as the official launch of the CD.

Thank you for your continuing support of independent artists and their projects and the preservation of our music. If we do not do it ‘commercial’ radio certainly won’t!


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HAVANA NRG! CUBAN ORCHESTRA ARE:

MARIELA SUAREZ
Musical director, piano, violin, coro
IVAN MARTINEZ
timbales, trombone, coro
MICHAEL ROMERO
lead vocals, trumpet
RAMON ‘CONGO’ RODRÍGUEZ
bass, coro
JEFFREY FORT
sax, flute
GEOBER NODAL
trumpet
FRANK LA ROSA ‘EL CHAMA’
bongos, cowbell, timbales
ULISES HERNÁNDEZ
congas


  • User_testimonials 
  • There is a history of musical innovations being forged on the island of Cuba before finally breaking out into the wider world and making their mark on music at large. Books like those by Rebeca Mauleón have enabled more of us to participate in that process. Now, ten years after Rebeca’s last book, Kevin Moore has produced a unique and outstanding set of works which make the last twenty years of Cuban music accessible to anyone who cares to learn to play it. It remains to be seen whether the rest of the world is now ready for an injection of Cuban timba.
    - Keith Johnson, England