101 Montunos - Salsa Guidebook (book/2 CD)
- Autore Rebecca Mauleon
Sher Music Publications
This guide gives detailed examples of the most popular rhythms in Afro-Caribbean music, and includes recorded performances on CDs by the author herself. With a bi-lingual (English/Spanish) text, '101 Montunos' gives the reader a glimpse into the intricate and syncopated world of Latin piano-playing, featuring well over one hundred montuno patterns and variations-most including bass lines-as well as several solo fragments by some of the most renowned pianists in the field. This book and two CD package is a must for any pianist or keyboardist wishing to explore the detailed history and technique of this marvelous art form.
101 Montunos is a journey through dozens of styles which form the basis of modern-day Salsa and Latin Jazz, from the Cuban danzón and songo to the Puerto Rican bomba and Dominican merengue.