"Rhythms and Colors" and "Listen and Play" Instructional book and CD
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This book/CD package is based on Airto's two instructional videos "Rhythms and Colors" and "Listen and Play". It will give you insight into Airto's innovative drumming and a breakdown of each of eight songs performed by Airto and his band.
The first section of the book, which is based on "Rhythms and Colors", covers samba (in 2/4 and 3/4), baiao and frevo. Airto also talks about his unique drumset/percussion setup which allows him to play percussion and drums simultaneously.
Songs from Rhythms and Colors:
1. Perfume de Cebola (samba)
2. River São Francisco (baiao)
3. Earthquake (3/4 samba)
4. The Sun Is Out (frevo)
The second section of the book, which is based on "Listen and Play", covers marcha and frevo, partido alto, samba in 7/8 and baiao. Airto also illustrates Brazilian-style brush techniques, and recalls his experiences with Miles Davis and Return to Forever.
Songs from Listen and Play:
1. Africa (marcha/frevo)
2. Partido Alto (partido alto)
3. Seven Steps (samba 7/8)
4. Jive Talk (baiao)
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