SE LLAMA SABROSO (They Call it Tasty) by Zona Franka (a zona franca is a duty-free port) is an exciting introduction of a style called "Changüí con flow", a fusion of traditional rural changüí with rap and other urban Cuban music. As the name of the group implies, various musical styles from around the Americas are also featured. The songs are Cuban classics re-imagined in fresh, clever and innovative new arrangements that far differ from the original versions.
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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Camino al Cielo
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Havana NRG! star
Receta Perfecta
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Havana NRG! star
Fluir
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Los Goyos star
Carnival in San Juan
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Papo Vazquez star
Afro-Cuban Jazz
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Snowboy star
Para Puente
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Snowboy star
Kitikimba Pa Ti
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Vission Latina star
Sonando Como Un Cañon
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Vission Latina star
Reina
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Kinky star
March of the Jazz Guerillas
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Babatunde Lea star
Abriendo Caminos
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Yorgis Goiricelaya star
Descarga en California
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Rebeca Mauleon star
Arroz Con Mango
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Tiempo Libre star
Lo Que Esperabas
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Tiempo Libre star
Barbarito Torres
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Havana Cafe
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Sin Chisme
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Arte Mixto star
Virginia
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King Conga
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Johnny Blas star
The Next Generation
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Buena Vista star
Trilogia Ancestros, Vol. 1
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Trilogia Ancestros, Vol. 2
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Trilogia Ancestros, Vol. 3
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El Rey De Las Profundidades
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Irosso Obba star
Tito y su Son de Cuba
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Heriberto "Tito" González star
Dimensions
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Felipe Lamoglia star
Locura Azul
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Los Zafiros star
Rumba Oriente
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Nana Cantarina star
Patakin
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Bobi Cespedes star
Dos Palabras
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Iris Sandra star
Pure Mezcla
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Pablo Menéndez & Mezcla star
Latin Jazz Collective with John Nava
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