Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Piano

   A ninety two page book containing hundreds of Montuno Piano patterns in 2/3 and 3/2 clave. Almost every example is written in montuno style (for ensemble playing) and in montuno/tumbao style (for solo playing).

   This books explores different chord progressions common to this style such as:

- Major and minor
- I-IV V-IV
- I-IV V-IV V-IV I-IV
- II-V-I
- Dominant patterns
- Half Step Descending Progression
- Whole Step Descending Progression
- Song progression in 2/3 and 3/2 clave

   Much care has been taken in the recording of each example, please listen to the audio demos below.
   An accompanying CD features selected examples of piano and rhythm tracks and also bass and percussion tracks for solo practice. Some "percussion only tracks" in different tempos have also been included.

   For the serious student
MIDI library featuring every example in the book is available separately as a digital download.

Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Piano (Book Cover)
Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Piano (Book Cover)
Progression: I−IV V−IV V−IV I−IV (Montunos)
Progression: I−IV V−IV V−IV I−IV (Montunos)
Progression: I−IV V−IV V−IV I−IV (Montunos & Tumbaos)
Progression: I−IV V−IV V−IV I−IV (Montunos & Tumbaos)
Progression: II−V−I (Montunos & Tumbaos)
Progression: II−V−I (Montunos & Tumbaos)

“Salsa, Afro-Cuban Montunos for Piano”

Hundreds of Montunos Piano patterns in 2/3 and 3/2 clave.


Chord Progressions:
Major and minor / I-IV V-IV / I-IV V-IV V-IV I-IV
II-V-I / Dominant / Half Step Descending
Whole Step Descending / Song Form


Complete MIDI file library containing
every example in the book!

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