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  • BEYONDSALSAPIANOTHECUBANTIMBAPIANOREVOLUTION

    VOLUME1BEGINNINGTHEROOTSOFTHEPIANOTUMBAO

    KEVINMOOREaudioandvideocompanionproductsavailableat

    www.beyondsalsa.info/purchase

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    photographybyTomEhrlichcoverphotosubject:IvnMelnLewis

    REVISION1.22009,2009,2013BYKEVINMOORESANTACRUZ,CA

    ALLRIGHTSRESERVEDNopartofthispublicationmaybereproducedinwholeorinpart,orstoredinaretrievalsystem,ortransmittedinanyformorbyanymeans,electronic,mechanical,photocopy,

    recordingorotherwise,withoutwrittenpermissionoftheauthor.

    ISBN10:1439265844ISBN13/EAN13:9781439265840

    www.beyondsalsa.infoHHwww.timba.com/users/7

    kevin@timba.com@twitandotimba

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    TableofContents

    IntroductiontotheBeyondSalsaPianoSeries ...................................................................................... 6

    Part1:TheFiveIntroductoryVolumes .............................................................................................. 6

    Part2:IndividualArtists ..................................................................................................................... 7

    CorrespondingBassTumbaosforBeyondSalsaPiano ...................................................................... 8

    AudioandVideoHowBeyondSalsaisOrganizedandMarketed................................................... 9

    IntroductiontoVolume1..................................................................................................................... 10

    Chapter1:TheRootsofTumbao ......................................................................................................... 11

    LearningfromHistory ...................................................................................................................... 12

    Chapter2:Chang .............................................................................................................................. 13

    4/4and2/2Notation ....................................................................................................................... 15

    UnderstandingtheClickTrack ......................................................................................................... 15

    BreakingDowntheChangGuajeoStyle........................................................................................ 18

    TheRootsofChang:NengnandKirib ....................................................................................... 25

    Chapter3:Rumba ................................................................................................................................ 27

    Chapter4:Danzn................................................................................................................................ 30

    DanznInstrumentationandCharanga........................................................................................... 32

    Chapter5:Son...................................................................................................................................... 33

    ClaveandSonGuajeos ..................................................................................................................... 35

    SextetoHabanero ............................................................................................................................ 37

    Chapter6:ArsenioRodrguezandSonMontuno ................................................................................ 38

    TheSubjectiveNatureofClave ........................................................................................................ 44

    ClaveExercises ................................................................................................................................. 46

    ClaveDirectionandtheIIVVIVProgression.......................................................................... 50

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    LookingAhead...................................................................................................................................... 57

    Appendix1:FrequentlyAskedQuestions ............................................................................................ 59

    WhatistheroleofthepianoinaLatinensemble? ......................................................................... 59

    WhatsTheDifferencebetweenatumbao,aguajeoandamontuno?................................. 59

    Whyiseveryexampleshowninboth16thnotesand8thnotes? ..................................................... 59

    HowcanIimprovemytimefeelandsenseofclave?...................................................................... 59

    Appendix2:ForFurtherStudy ............................................................................................................. 61

    SuggestedReading ........................................................................................................................... 61

    SuggestedListeningtoPrepareforSubsequentVolumes ............................................................... 62

    Appendix3:GlossaryGeneralTerms ................................................................................................ 64

    CommonSuffixes ............................................................................................................................. 73

    Appendix4:GlossarySpecificRhythmicTerms ................................................................................ 74

    ExplanationofX&oNotation......................................................................................................... 74

    ANoteonTerminology ................................................................................................................ 74

    TimeSignatureTerms ...................................................................................................................... 75

    ClaveTerms ...................................................................................................................................... 76

    DanceTerms..................................................................................................................................... 79

    TermsfortheTypesofBeats ........................................................................................................... 80

    Appendix5:HarmonyCharts&ExercisesforVolume1...................................................................... 87

    UnderstandingtheHarmonyCharts ................................................................................................ 87

    WhyRomanNumeralsaresoImportant ..................................................................................... 87

    HarmonyExercise1 ..................................................................................................................... 87

    UnderstandingRomanNumeralNotation ....................................................................................... 88

    Chart1:MostCommonChordsinMajorKeys ............................................................................ 89

    Chart2:MostCommonChordsinMinorKeys ............................................................................ 89

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    HarmonyExercise2 ..................................................................................................................... 89

    AHarmonicReviewofVolume1...................................................................................................... 90

    UnderstandingChart3................................................................................................................. 90

    Chart3:HarmoniesofVolume1Tumbaos.................................................................................. 90

    Acknowledgments................................................................................................................................ 91

    AbouttheAuthor ................................................................................................................................. 92

    TheBeyondSalsaCatalog2013 ........................................................................................................ 93

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    IntroductiontotheBeyondSalsaPianoSeriesTheBeyondSalsaPianoseries isdesignedtobeusedeitherasastandalonepianocourse,orasacompanionseriestoBeyondSalsaBass,enablingyoutopracticeeachexercisealongwithafriendorbandmemberwhoplaysbass.

    That said,eachbass seriesbook ismuch longer than itspiano counterpart,andquiteabitmoreambitious,especiallythe first fourvolumes.Theresacorrespondingbasstumbao foreverypianotumbaocoveredinthisseriesbuttherearealsomanyadditionalbasstumbaosandseveralchaptersof conceptual exercises that gobeyond thepianobooks.Musichistory is also given significantlymorespaceandattention in thebassseries.Butbeforeyoucontractacaseofbassistenvy,notethatthefirsteightbooksofthepianoseriesarealsoovermuchlessexpensive,andifyouintendtopurchasebothbooks,youcanemailmeforadiscount.

    Part1:TheFiveIntroductoryVolumes

    scheduledforreleasein2014

    scheduledforreleasein2014

    Each series begins with five volumes that start at the beginning level and work their waysystematicallythroughhistory,finallyarrivingatthemoderngenreoftimba.

    BeyondSalsaPiano Volume BeyondSalsaBass

    chang,rumba,danzn,son,sonmontuno 1 chang,rumba,danzn,son,sonmontuno

    danznmambo,charangas,conjuntosandbigbandsofthe1950s

    2 sonmontuno(continued)danznmambo,charangas,conjuntosandbigbandsofthe1950s

    Cubanmusicfrom19601989,Part1 3 salsa,Cubanmusicfrom19601989,descargasandotherantecedentsofLatinjazz

    Cubanmusicfrom19601989,Part2 4 Introductiontotimba

    Introductiontotimba 5 Advancedtimba,reguetn,bachata,Cubanrock

    Asyoucan see,Volumes1and2matchupalmostperfectly,except that thebass serie