RITMOS - AMAZING SIGHT READING FOR THE LATIN BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
RITMOS - AMAZING SIGHT READING FOR THE LATIN BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
The latest self-written and published title by Gerardo Colon Ortiz, the purpose of "Ritmos" is to expose the bassist to more complex, more syncopated rhythms and as a vital tool of new sight reading material. Styles included are: cha cha, son, salsa and others. Each song is presented in both standard notation and TAB. The included audio CD features the transcribed songs with the bass in one channel and the accompaniment in the other, allowing you to either listen to the recorded bass or remove it and play-along yourself. 75 pages. The ebook includes both the book in Adobe pdf format and the audio tracks in MP3 format.
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Product Code: IND067
Format: eBook
Artist/Author: Gerardo Colon Ortiz
Publisher/Distributor: Gerardo Colon Ortiz
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The latest self-written and published title by Gerardo Colon Ortiz, the purpose of "Ritmos" is to expose the bassist to more complex, more syncopated rhythms and as a vital tool of new sight reading material. Styles included are: cha cha, son, salsa and others. Each song is presented in both standard notation and TAB. The included download MP3 files feature the transcribed songs with the bass in one channel and the accompaniment in the other, allowing you to listen to the recorded bass or remove it and play-along yourself. 75 pages. The e-book includes both the book in Adobe pdf format and the audio tracks in MP3 format.

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