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The purpose of this book is to familiarize the contemporary bassist with rhythms such as: salsa 2-3, salsa 3-2, bossa, samba, swing, funk, latin jazz, bomba, plena, son montuno, bolero, merengue apambichao', afro-cuban, rumba and chords. The book also includes tablature for easy understanding of notes.
Once you understand the concept of each rhythm, have fun with the patterns and make it part of your repertoire. Play it over and over. This will give you more fluidity and confidence in your playing.
In short you'll have the tools that are required to play all the styles mentioned above. Grooving comes from lots of listening and practicing.