As Tito Puente's pianist, Sonny Bravo, said, “This will be the salsa 'bible' for years to come.” A complete method book on how all the various styles of Afro-Cuban music are played, plus sample charts showing what each instrument is responsible for, a complete history of the music, numerous classic photos, 50 pages just on piano montunos, and much more. Endorsed by Carlos Santana, among others.
260 pages, filled with musical examples for piano, bass, drum set and salsa percussion instruments. For beginning to advanced players.
Also included are excerpts of musical scores showing how each instrument fits into each variation of salsa, an historical synopsis, numerous photos of salsa artists and an extensive discography of Afro-Caribbean music.