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. More "VIDEO TIP: Cáscara Rhythm on the Timbales" »
Video Essay
May 29, 2014
Omar Ledezma Jr. gives an overview of the set-up and sound of the Cuban timbales. More "VIDEO TIP: Introduction to Timbales " »
Video Essay
May 14, 2014
Omar Ledezma Jr. demonstrates an overview of the types of rhythms played on the conga. More "VIDEO TIP: Latin Rhythm Overview" »
Video Essay
May 1, 2014
Percussionist Omar Ledezma, Jr. shows us the most popular bongo rhythm used in Afro-Cuban music. More "VIDEO TIP: The Martillo Rhythm" »
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. More "VIDEO TIP: Cuban Marcha Rhythm" »