Playing with clave and cascara, online free lessons with video by Robbie Ameen

From the Drumshead magazine education column “The Latin Quarter” by Robby Ameen, you should not miss this article (enhanced with video demo and pdf scores) of how to develope clave and cascara independence on the drumset.

Robbie Ameen is a master of afro-cuban drumming (Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Simon, Ruben Blades, Dave Valentin, Eddie Palmieri, Mongo Santamaria, Hilton Ruiz and Daniel Ponce, among others. He is the co-author of the best-selling instructional book and CD: Funkifying the Clave: Afro Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums. Along with Horacio “el Negro” Hernandez, Robby co-leads the “el Negro & Robby Band.”)

Lesson starts from a plain and light explanation of 2/3 and 3/2 clave and cascara and ends in sophisticated concepts to develope by yourself



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