THE TRUE CUBAN BASS
THE TRUE CUBAN BASS
For acoustic or electric bass. English and Spanish text. Includes CD of either historic Cuban recordings or Carlos playing each exercise.
Product Code: SM004
Format: Book & 2 CDs
Artist/Author: Carlos Del Puerto, Silvio Vergara
Publisher/Distributor: Sher Music
US$22.00

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Many transcriptions of complete bass parts for tunes in different Cuban styles - the roots of salsa
Written in standard notation. No Tab. Includes 2 audio CDs

ENDORSEMENTS
'This is a wonderful book! I recommend it to all bass players.' - Paquito D'Rivera

'This will improve your partnership with the Latin rhythm section.' - Jimmy Haslip

'This is a magnificent book which will bring all bassists closer to authentic Latin music.' - Chucho Valdes (Leader of the great Cuban band, Irakere)

'This is a wonderful book. The combined efforts of these distinguished members of the Cuban school of the bass has resulted in a highly educative product, recommendable to all bass players and to anyone desiring to expand their knowledge of our music.' - Paquito D'Rivera

'A musical lifesaver for any musician wishing to dig a little deeper into the wonders of Cuban music.' - Rebeca Mauleon (pianist and author of 'The Salsa Guidebook')

'Great information for any musician interested in the inside of the Afro-Cuban bass. From traditional to contemporary bass, this book is a must for all levels. Great job!' - Oscar Stagnaro (bassist with Paquito D'Rivera and bass instructor at Berklee College of Music)

'An exceptional book written by two authorities on Afro-Cuban music. For the intermediate or professional bassist, this is it! For the composer or arranger, this is the definitive source of information on the subject.' - Victor Mendoza (International recording artist and jazz educator, Berklee School of Music, Boston)

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