"The most extensive book on Peruvian percussion to date. This book/DVD package is a gold mine of information on Peruvian music and percussion. Mark Walker (drummer with Oregon and Paquito D'Rivera, author of "World Jazz Drumming" and Professor of Percussion at Berklee College of Music)
The book contains music charts with the specific rhythms played by the cajon, congas, cowbell, bongos, cajita and quijada as well as bass and guitar parts for major styles of Afro-Peruvian and Creole music.
Useful for any level of musician beginning to advanced.
The various rhythms are also shown being adapted to the drum set, with and without other percussion instruments playing.
Valuable history of the development of Afro-Peruvian music is also given, including numerous photos.
Enclosed 85 min. DVD contains beautifully filmed instruction on each percussion instrument and the drum set too.
In addition, the DVD includes a song in each of the main styles shown in the book, recorded with top musicians of the field, including: Hector Morales, Peruvian Grammy award winner Oscar Stagnaro, former "Peru Negro" musicians Mariela Valencia, Marcos Napa, Hector Ferreira and Jhair Sala and also "Maestro" Carlos Hayre protege, Eric Kurimski and Paulo Stagnaro.