Cassio Duarte – Introduction to Brazilian Percussion
Sep 05 2013
Learn from the Pros! The new Latin Percussion series explores the various genres of Latin Percussion techniques through detailed lessons, musical discussions and a variety of special features. Brazilian rhythms have gained popularity in recent years, and this program teaches the basics and helps viewers to master three traditional patterns Introduction to Brazilian Percussion movie. In addition to covering the history of the instruments, the program shows how to tune and play the Pandeiro, Tamborin, Timbal, and many more traditional instruments Introduction to Brazilian Percussion video.
This dvd features renowed percussionist Cassio Duarte from Brazil as the instructor. He takes the viewer on a tour of more than 12 different Brazilian percussion instruments and explains each one while teaching the viewer a simple pattern. The patterns that he teaches allows the viewer to learn three different tradition rhythms which are pagode, baiao and batacuda. He also explains call and response. The video section is very clear the instruments sound very good. Cassio goes slow enough for the begginner and at the end the rhythms are played at actual speed so that the viewer can play along at the correct speed. If you don’t have the exact instruments you can substitute some of them with a drumset or marching band drums in order to practice. For example the Tom can become the Repinique. The bass drum can be the Surdo, etc.
All in all this is a very good dvd video aimed at the beginner.
Running time: 1 hour
Video: MPEG2 720×480 7701 kbps 29.97 fps
Audio: AC3 448 kbps 48 Khz
Size: 3 Gb