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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El Platanal De Bartolo

Artist:   Los Bocucos

Style Released Album Tracks Charts
Salsa 2002 11 0
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© 2002 Envidia Producciones. All rights reserved.
Audio album download includes album tracks, liner notes and cover art.
All audio tracks in MP3-VBR format. About LPM album downloads.
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# Name Play Time Info
01  El Platanal De Bartolo
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4:10 candela pura ya tu sabes
02  No Quiero Cuentos Conmigo
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5:56 el tiempo será testigo
03  No Dejes Camino, Por Vereda
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3:36 oigame compay, te lo pongo claro
04  Apuntate Una
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3:27 que el pilón yo lo llevo hasta el final
05  Sibanicu
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3:46 el hombre dejó el taller para curarme la herida
06  Yo Ya Te Quiero
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3:32 yo no sé lo que me pasa, ya yo ya yo ya
07  Viene De La Tierra Caliente
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4:16 cosa que esto vino de oriente
08  Caballo, Sooo...
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4:03 tu eres herrero, lo tumbas uno por uno
09  Baila Tula
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4:41 cuando ella se propone a que nadie razone
10  Estoy Seco Y Me Quiero Mojar
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3:54 ven y dame un vaso de agua
11  Sono En El Monte
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4:26 nació pa' clave, tumba y bongó
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Released after the departure of BVSC star Ibrahim Ferrer, Los Bocucos revisit their many hits, and signature "pilón" rhythm, interpreted by new singers. The performances are stellar and truly grooving. While some may miss Ibrahim, the dancers will surely have a great time dancing to this classic album.

Musician Credits for EL PLATANAL DE BARTOLO by LOS BOCUCOS

Roimelis Fuentes Bajo, Director
Roberto Martínez Piano
Elmer Ferreira Guitarra
Luis Cruz Trompeta
Leandro Cruz Trompeta
Pedro I. Crespo Trompeta
Aristides Albert Trombón
Jesús Pérez Timbal
Lázaro Carrera Conga
Oswaldo Huerta Bongó
Juan Carlos Miró Solista
Carlos Amores Solista
Barbarito López Coro
José Lussón Jr. Coro
Ciso Guanche Coro
Karel Luis Cantante
Germán Mendoza Cantante