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#2268361 - 04/28/14 08:11 PM Latin
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starting a thread to share some cool Latin music featuring keyboards/piano/accordion/organ:









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#2268422 - 04/28/14 10:16 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Here is my favorite latin pianist, Eddie Palmieri:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhAW2NJfXP8

We all have so many influences.
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#2271620 - 05/05/14 08:56 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Chelito de Castro

a very talented Colombian, played on some Joe Arroyo albums, notably the song La Rebelion, one of Arroyo's most famous.

en los anos 1600 ....



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#2271799 - 05/06/14 09:57 AM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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One of the best afro-cuban groups around today, in my opinion, with an excellent keyboard play, is the Pedrito Martinez Group: http://pedritomartinezmusic.com/ If you get to New York, check if they are playing that night at Guantanamera; it's quite a treat.

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#2271925 - 05/06/14 03:15 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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jjo: I'm embedding a video of Pedrito Martinez group so people can easily watch and listen:


Edited by Michael Martinez (05/06/14 03:17 PM)
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#2271938 - 05/06/14 03:30 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Bay area pianist Mario Arseno:

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#2272324 - 05/07/14 11:12 AM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Me, playing the piano on a TV show in P.R. 1983.


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#2272626 - 05/08/14 03:24 AM Re: Latin [Re: Cudo]
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Originally Posted By: Cudo
Me, playing the piano on a TV show in P.R. 1983.


Nice! Loved the solo. Especially the chromatic chord lick at the end.
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#2302373 - 07/14/14 08:29 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Juan Luis Guerra is a fantastic artist - very poetic lyrics and usually he has a very nice band backing him up. Here's a cool song, great rhythm, beautiful chord changes and his trademark lyrics...




... and some dude on the internet showing you how to play it on the piano. Do you want to give your keyboard a real workout?

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#2302380 - 07/14/14 09:00 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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Another of my favorite songs - Juan Luis Guerra - , this is *salsa rosa*, ... the lyrics are astounding:

".... te mando la luz de mis ojos de un cuarto menguante, y un sol embriagada la eclipsa y no puede excusarse ...."

" I send you the light of my eyes from a waning moon; but a drunk sun eclipses it and cannot apologize ... What am I to do? Invent an alphabet in the clouds and conjugate us in the dawn?"

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#2315996 - 08/15/14 04:23 PM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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This guy shows you how to play some merengue sequences starting at 2:42 of the video. You don't need to understand Spanish to benefit from it, just listen, watch and imitate:



Edited by Michael Martinez (08/15/14 04:26 PM)
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#2316164 - 08/16/14 07:36 AM Re: Latin [Re: Michael Martinez]
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This guy shows you how to play some merengue sequences starting at 2:42 of the video.



Cool ... thanks.
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