Recommend intro Latin styles book w CD?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Tombolino, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Tombolino


    Dec 28, 2012

    Looking for your recommendations for book and CD on Latin styles that is as effective as Friendland's intro blues book. I really want a Latin styles book that has standards, I hate learning generic stuff. BY the way, I dont expect to need to spend much time with the feel & rhythms; I get them :). Just need to know the forms, idioms, walk ups, etc.

    By Latin styles I mean salsa, bossa, samba, merengue, son, cha cha, latin jazz etc.

    Thank you!
  2. Groove Master

    Groove Master

    Apr 22, 2011
    Author of Groove 101, Slap 101 and Technique 101
    The Latin Bass Book from Sher is outstanding!
  3. Tombolino


    Dec 28, 2012
    Thank you. I was looking at it online as we speak. Do you know if it has standards?
  4. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    Go get Oscar Stagnaro's book. It's the Bible for this.
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