VIDEO TIP: Introduction to Timbales

May 29, 2014

What are the timbales, and what do all of those cowbells do? Omar Ledezma Jr., educator at the Community Music Center in San Francisco, and GRAMMY nominee singer and percussionist, gives an overview of the set-up and sound of the Cuban timbales. — Lisa Petrie


Video by Beth Hondl

Omar Ledezma, Jr., is an educator at the Community Music Center in San Francisco, and GRAMMY nominated singer, and percussionist. He has toured with renowned artist in UK, Europe, the Caribbean, and South America and participated in more than 20 recordings, CDs, DVDs, and books.