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Timbales: The Roots of the Latin Drumset

The essence of playing the drumset in Latin American music consists of orchestrating the different percussion parts from the original styles. Before the drumset was incorporated into Afro-Cuban music, it was the “pailas,” aka Cuban timbales, that fulfilled that role,…

by Arturo Stable
Oct 24, 2017