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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Album Preview Artist Popularity Charts PTracks
Sabor A Melao
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Salsa del Barrio star
Con La Frente En Alto
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Alberto GV star
Hasta La Inconciencia
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Alberto GV star
Encrucijada
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Frank Veliz star
Estas En Todas Partes
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Ley Londres star
Primera Voz
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Ley Londres star
Archipielago
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Moise Gonzalez star
Salsa+Timba
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Moise Gonzalez star
Montoya
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Carlos Montoya star
A Todo Ritmo
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Sergio Bonafonte star