Beats Exotiques #1 - The Afro-Cuban Bembé Wheel

Especially for drummers, percussionists & rhythm geeks - here's No.1 in a series of rhythmic phrases from around the world depicted with easy-to-read box notation.

This West African rhythm is the most well known, and widely travelled, of all the 12/8 bell patterns and is internationally known by its Cuban name Bembé. In the US it's commonly known as the 6/8 bell, or standard bell pattern.

This Bembé wheel/cycle (from the Beats Exotiques book) depicts the standard Bembé pattern and then offsets it by one beat in 12 different ways to form different rhythms (often known by different names). On the reverse is a brief history & cultural information (& the wicked logo!)

Also available as a tee-shirt...

Perfect for coffee, tea and hot chocolate, this classic shape white, durable ceramic mug in the most popular size. High quality sublimation printing makes it an appreciated gift to every true hot beverage lover. And it's dishwasher safe too!
.: White ceramic
.: 11 oz (0.33 l)
.: Rounded corners
.: C-Handle
.: White ceramic
.: 11 oz (0.33 l)
.: Rounded corners
.: C-Handle

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Afro-Cuban Bembé Wheel - high quality ceramic Mug 11oz

SKU: 1600169606
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