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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Adalberto En Vivo
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Locos Por El Son
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Caliente Caliente
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Barbarito Torres
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Havana Cafe
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Masters of Cuban Son
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The Next Generation
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Calentando La Ilusion
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Edesio Alejandro star
Generoso Que Bueno Toca Usted
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Generoso Jiménez star
Soneros de Verdad Presents Pío Leiva
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Pio Leiva star
Para Todos los Tiempos
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Raul Planas star
La Academia Del Son
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Conjunto Chappottin star
Una Nueva Generacion
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Ay Candela!
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Cubano Soy
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Tito y su Son de Cuba
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Latest Hits
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