Caribbean Percussion Traditions
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Santo Domingo, New York,
Miami, even San Francisco Bay... clave is where you find
it :-D This is some of the hottest music on the planet right
now. So much going on, it's hard to keep track of it all.
What is Uruguayan
Grassroots drumming like? [Candombe]
Nils Fischer , Caribbean percussionist based in the
Netherlands, has performed onstage with many of the the heavyweights
of latin Music..very highly qualified.
Check out Jose
Gonzales & Criollo Clasico's new site
(good Puerto Rican music links)
Reggae.org - all things reggae in Texas
Cuban master drummer Changuito
and Chuck Silverman have written the DEFINITIVE timbale book/CD.
Click now to read our review!
website is also a must.
Changuito (Jose Luis Quintana) & Chuck
Silverman, La Habana, 1996
Here's a fine interview
with Armando Peraza at Salsaweb.
Mejias has a very cool website going.
Cuero y Cajon
Nolan Warden recently released this interesting field recording
of Afro-Cuban folkloric music, made while in Cuba last year.
The recording includes drumming influenced by Palo, Yesa, Yambu,
We have pages in the works for Cuba, Haiti, and
There's a really cool exhibit on Carribean percussion
Historical Museum of Southern Florida
This page will be updated
all the time. When we're not playing drums, we LIVE on the WEB.
Good Carribean rhythms Links
- website of Cliff Brooks, the author of 'Rumba - Afro Cuban Conga
Adkinson's site Yet
another world class S.F. bay percussionist; it's enough to make
us want to move to San Francisco. It's getting rediculous.
Be sure and check out the sound samples