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Omar Ledezma, Jr.

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.

Articles by this Author

Video Essay
June 12, 2014

Omar Ledezma Jr. demonstrates the Afro-Cuban rhythm the cáscara.

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Video Essay
May 28, 2014

Omar Ledezma Jr. gives an overview of the set-up and sound of the Cuban timbales.

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Video Essay
May 14, 2014

Omar Ledezma Jr. demonstrates an overview of the types of rhythms played on the conga.

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Video Essay
May 1, 2014

Percussionist Omar Ledezma, Jr. shows us the most popular bongo rhythm used in Afro-Cuban music.

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Video Essay
April 16, 2014

Percussionist Omar Ledezma, Jr. provides an introduction to the Cuban Marcha Rhythm, the most common rhythm used in Salsa/Son music.

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