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Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler is the new Song Rhythm Tracks sampler App from Alive Drumming providing the same great rhythm tracks arranger with 20+ included sample arrangement tracks of Afro-Cuban Salsa staples.

Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler has the same facilities as the standard Song Rhythm Tracks App but comes pre-installed with 20+ Afro-Cuban Salsa arrangements and an allocation of 4 downloads for your own arrangements (with more are available via In-App Purchasing).  What an opportunity to sample some arrangements of these great Afro-Cuban rhythms before using the App for your own arrangements!   It’s the same Song Rhythm Tracks App with all the latest facilities.

Launch Special – Price Reduced to Minimal for a limited time!

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Alive Drumming have reduced this App’s price to a minimal level for a limited time after which it returns to full pricing.  This is a great opportunity to try out this heralded rhythm track arranger at no cost and get into creating your own arrangements of the world’s greatest Song Rhythm Tracks, using Alive Drumming’s vast library of artist’s authentic interpretations.  Try the Afro-Cuban Salsa standards and arrange some more tracks for whatever tunes you are currently playing.  There’s a vast selection of authentic rhythms from talented artists across many genres in addition to Afro-Cuban Salsa.

The Tracks


La Gloria eres tu” – A single chorus of a user-defined form (as 4|8|8|8|12 bars) with no intro’ or ending sections and using a Bolero rhythm at 105 bpm

Samba For Carmen”2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 16|16|8 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and a 6-bar ending, using a Samba rhythm with both drums and percussion at 190 bpm

Chucho” – 3 choruses of 24-bar A1A2 form (as 12|12) with a 2-bar intro’ and a 4-bar ending, using a Mambo Latin Jazz rhythm at 190 bpm

El que Siembra su maiz” – A single chorus of a user-defined form (as 20|20/8|13/8|13/8|13 bars) with no intro’ or ending sections, using a Son Montuno 32 rhythm at 170 bpm

El arroyo que murmura” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 12|12|6 bars) with no intro’ or ending sections, using a folk Afro-Cuban 6/8 rhythm at 114 bpm

Cemento, Ladrillo y Arena” – 4 choruses of a user-defined form (as 8|16/8 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and no ending, using a Son Montuno 32 rhythm at 170 bpm

Lamento Esclavo” – A single chorus of 32-bar A1A2 (as 16|16) with a 4-bar intro’ and a 2-bar ending, using a Tango rhythm at 120 bpm

Mambo Inn” – 3 choruses of 32-bar AABA (as 8|8/8|8 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and no ending, using a Mambo Latin Jazz rhythm at 190 bpm

Maria Cristina” – 3 choruses of a user-defined form (as 18|18/8/8 bars ) with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a Son Medium rhythm at 140 bpm

Lagrimas Negras” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 18|18/8/8 bars) with a 2-bar intro and no ending, using a Son Medium rhythm at 140 bpm

Pare Cochero” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 8|10|8|10/4/4 bars) with no intro’ or ending sections, using a Cha Cha Cha rhythm at 120 bpm

Yo no Quiero Piedra en me Camino” – 6 choruses of a 16-bar Tune (as 8|8 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and a 10-bar ending, using a Guaracha 32 rhythm at 180 bpm

El Bodeguero” – 3 choruses of 32-bar A1A2 form (as 16|16 bars) with a 4-bar intro’ and an 8-bar ending, using a Cuban Mozambique rhythm at 118 bpm

El Jamaiquino” – 3 choruses of 24-bar AAB form (as 8|8/8 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and no ending, using a Guaracha 32 rhythm at 180 bpm

El Guararey de Pastora” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 8|8/10/10 bars) with no intro and an 8-bar ending, using a Songo rhythm at 210 bpm

Calculadoro” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 20|8/8 bars) with no intro’ or ending sections, using a Cha Cha Cha Latin Jazz rhythm at 135 bpm

La Enganadora” – A single chorus of a user-defined form (as 16|10|7 bars) with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a New York Mozambique rhythm at 118 bpm

Me recordaras” – 2 choruses of a 32-bar AABA form (as 8|8/8|8 bars) with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a Songo rhythm at 210 bpm

Mujer ardiente” – 5 choruses of 32-bar A1A2 form (as 16|16 bars) with a 16-bar intro’ and no ending, using a very sparse Gypsy Latin rhythm at 110 bpm

Song For Maura” – 5 choruses of 32-bar A1A2 form (as 16|16 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and a 4-bar ending, using a Mambo rhythm at 150 bpm

Guarina” – 3 choruses of 40-bar A1A2 form (as 20|20 bars) with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a modern Afro-Cuban 6/8 rhythm at 114 bpm

Longina” – 2 choruses of a user-defined form (as 4|13|20 bars) with a 4-bar intro’ and no ending, using a modern slow Merengue rhythm at 112 bpm

For more on song form – see this page

For a list of our rhythms – see this page

Audio Samples

Alive Drumming hosts some sample Song Rhythm Tracks and a user-contributed mixes group at HearThisAt, the audio hosting service providing great user and social facilities. Please contribute your own mixes to the Song Rhythm Tracks User Group at HearThisAt.

Hear this set of sample Afro-Cuban Salsa Song Rhythm Tracks at HearThisAt