Always wanted to play tambourine like a pro?
In seven quick lessons, Meinl Percussion artist José J. Cortijo shows you different tambourine fills and play styles that'll make your tambourine grooves stand out and improve it immediately.
José each shows you the basic movement, a advanced version, and how to implement this fill or play style in a standard groove.
1/16 notes fill
A 1/16 fill is such a easy but yet effective and beautiful fill, that brings some spice to all of your grooves.
4/16 Notes Fill
Sounds like a master technique doesn't it? The 4/16 notes fill actually isn't that hard to play. Follow the steps of this lesson and become a master yourself!
Check out the Meinl Percussion traditional ABS tambourine with 2 rows of nickel plated steel jingles, which José is using.
Triplets are not always as easy as they look. Pay attention to a good technique and keep some simple tricks in mind - that's how you will master them.
Playing quintuplets with your tambourine might seem very difficult to learn. Watch José show you a few tricks, which will help you playing quintuplets with ease.
Accomplish full control over your tambourine with this exercise.
Shuffle fills are beautiful possibilities to brighten up yopur tambourine play.
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José J. Cortijo
Born in Barcelona, Spain, José J. Cortĳo is working as a musician and teacher since 1983 in Germany.
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