Online Latin Jazz Lesson
the fundamentals of Latin music, especially Afro-Cuban traditions
and its applications to "Jazz", the most important
musical concept for students to learn is the Afro-Cuban Clave.
The goal is
to internalize the clave until it becomes second-nature.
the Clave is critical in the creative development of Jazz improvisation
within the musical context of Afro-Cuban rhythm. It is an integral
part of the musical matrix that bonds the language of Jazz and
Once the Clave
has been internalized, it will free your mind and take your musical
creativity to the next level where you're able to bend/shape
the music at will; using the language of Jazz harmony to create
a colorful musical tapestry that defines the hybrid style known
as "Latin Jazz."
Journey to the Center
of The Clave!
Within the infinite
continuum of musical space and time, the Clave empowers a musician
with unlimited musical structure, form, depth, emotion, vitality,
strength, intensity, and vertical/horizontal context movement--thus,
offering an endless supply of creative possibilities.
The Clave is
a universal force of nature that provides constant musical equilibrium;
a harmonic equation of absolute mathematical precision that serves
as the main point of origin.
It is important
to note that the Clave's foundation is not directly linked to
its audible core. As a result, the Clave's main source of power
is felt in and around its peripheral structure. br
Follow the easy
steps outlined as part of Bobby Ramirez's Afro-Cuban RitmoClave
Download the 2-3 RitmoClave
workshop developed by musician Bobby Ramirez. Whether you're a musician or
fan of Latin music, Bobby teaches you the mechanism of internalizing
the 2-3 Clave in three easy steps.
PART 1 Download MP3 Now (4.2MB)
PART 2 Download MP3 Now (3.9MB)
Masters of Latin
Since the dawn
of its founding, Latin
has been an ever evolving gerne of music thriving on a spontaneous
amalgamation of physical characteristics that are based
on Afro and indiginous rhythms from the Latin American diaspora,
and combined with the harmonic language of Jazz.
LatinJazzClub Magazine presents a Tour D' Force
into the world of Latin Jazz featuring some of the greatest musicians
that helped shape the sound of this unique America artform: Poncho
Sanchez, Patato Valdez, Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, Dizzy Gillespie,
Federico Britos, Mario Rivera, Mongo Santamaria, Michel Camilo,
Eddie Palmieri, Charlie Palmieri, Paquito D' Rivera, Dave Valentin,
Cal Tjader, and others.
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