Latin jazz draws its roots from jazz music and Latin American music. Rhythms, chord changes and melodies from latin american music are blended into the context of American jazz instrumentation and improvisation. Afro cuban jazz is characterized by the "clave" rhythm. Afro brazilian jazz lead to ...

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Playing the trombone: what does “in stand” mean?

I play in a jazz band and we are playing some Latin pieces. In "One Note Samba" there is written "in stand". What does that mean? How to play that with the trombone?
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son vs. rumba clave and bass line

The answer to Latin jazz: anticipated chord change on last beat provided by Ulf Ă…kerstedt raises another question: I have written a son bass line, and I realize I have a rumba clave on the drum set. ...
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What is a latin rhythm and how do I play it on Double Bass?

I have to practice this song: Where the A part is supposed to be played Latin and B Swing. How do I play the Latin part on double bass?
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What does “Open Vamp” mean?

Playing the trumbone in BRAZIL from S.K.Russel and Ary Barroso a few weeks ago i fell over the sign "Open Vamp" in the trombone 2 part (in bar 10). Please help: what does this mean and how to play ...
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Latin jazz: anticipated chord change on last beat

I'm in the process of using a midi sequencer to provide me with simple background (drums, bass line, bare minimum piano harmony) to practice improvising on Spain (Chick Corea). From listening to a ...