Monthly Archive: July, 2015

How to Find the Clave by Using the Cowbell

If you’re ever in need of knowing where the clave is, the cowbell can always help. Here is how.

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The Fate of Cuban Songs at Salsa Events: “Play the (Non-Cuban) Cover, Forget the (Cuban) Original”

A list consisting of more than four hundreds Cuban songs, most of them belonging to the genre of son, and their international (non-Cuban) covers, many of which are staples at salsa congresses and socials. Next time someone asks you why they should play Cuban music, show them this list.

Musicality: Learning to Play the Clave Pattern

This post constitutes my first video blog, where I will be doing most of the explaining through a video (see below) and not in written form, as I’ve been doing so far. And… Continue reading

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