The course offers an introduction to Cuban grooves and rhythms starting with the clave and cascara patterns, montuno patterns, and then exploring other popular Cuban styles such as Mambo, Cha-Cha-Cha, Guajira, and Changüí.
Here’s a link to the course page:
The PDF downloads have been added for most of the lessons and the remaining ones will be uploaded this coming week.
Our Cuban piano teacher is Elio Villafranca - a talented Cuban pianist and educator.
Born in the Pinar del Río province of Cuba, Steinway Artist and Grammy Nominated pianist and composer Elio Villafranca was classically trained in percussion and composition at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba.
Here’s a link to Elio’s website if you’d like to learn more about Elio and his music: