Here are the videos for the Cuban Master Series - Cuban Tres.
In this lesson, Leonel talks about the Cuban bolero and plays a fantastic solo. He also discusses the guajeo, or introduction to the solo.
Transcript (lots of playing on this one)
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In this lesson Leonel shows how to adapt the cha-cha-chá to the Cuban tres. Although cha-cha-chá is not normally played on the Cuban tres, it has been done and can be adapted for either ensemble or solo playing.
In this lesson Leonel talks about picking and gives two exercises to develop independence between the right and left hands.
If you don’t have the Cuban Masters Series Cuban Tres Book get it. All the exercises and more are in it.
In this lesson Leonel talks about the guajira and how to play it on the Cuban tres. This is a very typical guajira, and the pattern can be easily modified for a major key.
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In this lesson Leonel "Guajiro" Gonzalez talks a little more about the history of the Cuban tres guitar. Its role and what music styles feature the Cuban tres.
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Leonel discusses the origins of the Cuban tres, its tuning and shows a few patterns both traditional and modern son.
In this video Leonel talks about the mambo and how to play it on the Cuban tres. This is a somewhat advanced lesson, so make sure your fingers are ready!
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Leonel plays a very famous son tumbao. This is very basic, but the feel is very important. Normally I wouldn't have him sing due to copyright issues, but in this case I wanted to make sure people heard the placement of the melody with the tres.
Roots of Cuban Music
In this lesson Leonel discusses Changüi, Nengon, and Kiriba with examples of course!
If you don't have the Cuban Masters Series Cuban Tres Book get it. All the patterns and more are in it.
Leonel talks about playing timba on the tres. This is an advanced lesson, but take your time and practice.
Now let's try a little timba… (demonstrates with the tres )
The modern son… (d...