Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Guitar. Finally the first instructional book showing guitarists how to play Salsa styles. Following on from his highly successful. Documents Similar To Salsa Afro Cuban Montunos for Guitar. Guitar Music of Uploaded by. kostas salsa guitar. Uploaded by. This Latin improvisation lesson uses an A minor montuno. A montuno is a unique accompaniment pattern often used in Latin America, especially in Afro-Cuban.

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Watch this video on YouTube And please also. They have lots of common chord progressions with examples and play-alongs in both and clave. It may sound complicated but it is pretty straight forward once you start feeling the groove.

The Mambo was a dance craze that hit New York in the 40s and 50s. Watch this video on YouTube Human Nature. You could also play them montujos a bell.

It comes in later 4: Check out Afro-latin Afro-Cuban and Afro-Puerto-Rican musical styles to understand the deeper roots of salsa, son and mambo. You will receive a link to download the all media files. These are just ideas.

So please check out the lesson, but please also continue you search for other sources of knowledge.

Watch this video on YouTube Playing 4 chords. PDF of some sample A minor montunos. Accompanying MP3 and WAVE files feature selected examples of guitar and rhythm tracks and also bass and percussion tracks for solo practice.

They are 22 percussion tracks whose tempo go from bpm to bpm. Check out playing tumbao and a montuno, salsa guitar lesson. The numbers above are the two bar count. As you can hear there is so much more you can do. But check out how the guitar part outlines a clave. Try figure out the bass lick.


Digital download products can not be returned or exchanged for another product. If you learn the different rhythms you can hear better where you fit in, plus understand the accents, and also get a better feel for everything.

Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Guitar. Please remember to try variations and different patterns. And, dancing helps your time! Skip to content photo by Les Haines You can call it salsa guitar or playing montunos or trying to sound like a guifar. This provides a great overview of how the different instruments fit momtunos in a various salsa situations. Buena Vista Social Club is a good example of some of the old-school Cuban styles of music that people usually associate with salsa.

Please note, that while I have some experience with the style, I am certainly by far not an expert! Try to play all the percussion parts.

She also wrote montunos for pianowhich is a really good book. Irakere was more latin jazz and songobut I feel like in the 70s, Cuban music was more inspired by jazz harmonies.

Improv with Latin Montuno Pattern

Your transaction is securely processed via Gumroad. We will come back to the clave. Johnny Pacheco and Larry Harlow. Tons of written and audio examples. Great for practicing, songwriting and music production.

Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Guitar

And remember to make sure your feet are hitting the floor in time to the music. I know that they certainly have helped me a lot except for the tres cubano book, which I have not read but would like to. All purchases are done through our SSL secure server and Gumroad.


They contain a lot of usefully and amazing information. Before or simultaneous to learning a few starter riffs to play on guitar depending on who you talk to, called montunos or tumbaos …definitely check out these different interlocking rhythms that really make salsa music what it is. You must log in to post a comment. They relate to the clave.

Playing Tumbao and a Montuno, Salsa Guitar Lesson – Guitar Kitchen

You can read an in depth discussion on bell patterns at Wikipedia. All guitar examples written in staff and tablature. Please let me know how it goes for you! Watch this video on YouTube. Watch this video on YouTube You can count dancing as practice timetoo! But this book has tons of interesting songs. Thanks for checking out the semi-secret section for those of you who watched all the credits. An iconic song by Tito PuenteI would suggest you check out a few versions of the song to get a feel for how all these great musicians adapted it to different musical settings.

Watch this video on YouTube This version starts out with a rumba clave. This goes from G to F. Please click on the book cover below to purchase.

But it looks good.