Montuno on piano

If you know of a song that you think would make a good lesson, here is the place to bring it up. As of May, 2015 we have over 800 song lessons but are always on the lookout for more. Be sure to point out what about the song makes it a good candidate, unique or unusual, a particular part that interests you, or just that you think a bunch of members would enjoy it. An embedded video would be helpful as well.
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Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:05 pm

Most salsa music is based on the piano Montuno. It would be great if we could get a lesson on how to play montuno style on the piano. A particular song I would like to learn is a Christmas song that is very jazzy. It is David Valentin’s version of Santa Claus is coming to town. The melody and improv is on the flute but there is a fantastic Latin jazz piano In the rhythm section of this song. It would be awesome to learn it. It could Segway into the general montuno rhythm elements and common salsa chord substitutions.

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Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:49 am


We are still looking for a keyboard teacher(s) to do more lessons for us. If anybody knows a great one who might be interested have them get in touch please.


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