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Latin Violin

How to Play Salsa, Charanga and Latin Jazz Violin

Sam Bardfeld


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(Music Sales America). A valuable book for both professional and student violinists who want to learn something about playing violin in the Afro-Cuban tradition, known through out much of the world as salsa or just Latin music. The book is in four sections and covers a brief historical overview of the role of the violin in Afro-Cuban music; how the music works; transcriptions and analyses of solos by the seminal violinists in the Afro-Cuban tradition; and an outline of the music featured on the accompanying CD. The CD includes famous Afro-Cuban violin solos and an extended play-along session featuring John Almendra.

Music Sales, 9780962846779, 105pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2002