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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LPM to sponsor the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards

February 08, 2010

By Michael P. Lazarus, Founder LPM

Billboard’s Latin Music Conference & Awards is moving to PUERTO RICO for 2010! The event will take place on April 26 - 29 at the Conrad hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Billboard Latin Music Conference - the single most important Latin music industry event in the world - unites today's top industry executives to do business, discuss hot button topics and celebrate Latin music.

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Billboard’s Latin Music Conference & Awards is Moving to PUERTO RICO for 2010! The event will take place on April 26 - 29 at the Conrad hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Latin Pulse Music is participating as a media sponsor. Be sure to stop by out table to say hi. The conference features four days of programming including Educational Panel Discussions Guided (by Billboard’s Leila Cobo), Superstar Q&A sessions, Artist Showcases, Networking Events and The Billboard Bash –a separated celebration highlighted by performnaces by Billboard Latin Music Award Finalists. After that the week is capped off by The Billboard Latin Music Awards - the longest running and most prestigious awards show in the Latin music industry.

Billboard’s Latin Music Conference & Awards is Moving to PUERTO RICO for 2010!
April 26-29, 2010
Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza, Puerto Rico

Use Promo Code: LPM & SAVE $200!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!
Registrations Issues? Contact Lisa Kastner at 646-654-4643 or LKastner@billboard.com

Don’t miss the most important Latin music industry event in the world uniting
today's top artists, executives, managers, sponsors, media and many more!

JUST ANNOUNCED!
Exclusive Interview with Jesús López, Chairman, Universal Music Latin Entertainment

A one on one with the head of the world’s largest Latin music company. López gives us the “Big Picture” of where music stands and where it’s moving to.

 
 

DON’T MISS THESE EXCITING PANELS!

  • Branding for Music/Music for a Brand
  • Crossing Over with the Remix: Hosted by Special Guest Artist
  • Charting the Hits
  • My Big, Fat Online Marketing Campaign Workshop
  • Anatomy of a Song—Presented by ASCAP
  • Playing Musical Chairs (in the New Touring Arena)
  • “Rising Above”—The Evolution of the Latin Urban Movement
  • Indie Nation
  • Music for a Cause
  • Class Reunion—3 Latin Music Icons
  • How I Wrote That Song—Presented by BMI
PLUS…
Superstar Q&A, The Billboard Bash, Showcases, The Billboard Latin Music Awards,
and The Awards After Party – Presented by State Farm!

www.BillboardLatinConference.com

For unique and exciting ways to build your brand through sponsorship opportunities contact Cebele Marquez at 646 654 4648 or
CMarquez@billboard.com