Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz

(The Music of Chuco Valdes and Irakere)
Chucho Valdes & Rebeca Mauleon - Sher Music Company

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Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz

(The Music of Chuco Valdes and Irakere)
Chucho Valdes & Rebeca Mauleon - Sher Music Company

Here is a book that, at the same time, includes the best compositions of the ground-breaking Cuban fusion group, Irakere; is a thorough guide to the roots of Afro-Cuban jazz; and provides an overview of Maestro Valdes' influences and contributions to the music. Included are: 11 of Valdes' most important works decoded and transcribed, an overview of the history of Afro-Cuban music, biographies on Valdes and the group Irakere, detailed transcriptions and musical guides, a breakdown of Afro-Cuban folkoric and popular rhythms, an explanation of the Cuban clave and its function, and an annotated list of compositional works by Maestro Valdes. These 211 pages of music and text are a unique treasure for all lovers of Latin music!

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