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Sticks To Latin Series  - 8 total pieces, 4 shown here and more coming!
Salsa Music
for Percussion Ensemble comp/arr by Rolando Morales-Matos


These 8 pieces are a total powerhouse of pedagogy, technique, and fun for players and audiences. Salsa music is dance music and these arrangements do not disappoint! The titles shown below are: Bomba É (RMM), Hello Young Lovers (Richard Rodgers), Plena Linda (RMM) and Tonight I Celebrate Your Love (Elton John).  Available as physical copy only. Click More Info button to read Rolando's notes about the history of these styles and instruments - and details about the flexible instrumentation options for as few as 3 players. 

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Bomba É (comp/arr Rolando Morales-Matos)

 

Instrumentation (13 players) 
Xylophone, Marimba (1,2,3), Vibraphone, Bass/Marimba
Timbales, Bongo Bell, Conga, Cua, Drumset, Shekere, Claps

Players: 13          Level: V     Duration: 6:00

                        price $44

Hello Young Lovers (comp Richard Rodgers, arr Rolando Morales-Matos)

 

Instrumentation (13 players) 
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibes 1 (soloist), Vibes 2, Marimba (1,2), Bass/Marimba, Timpani, Timbales, Bongos, Congas, Drumset, Claves


Players: 13          Level: V     Duration: 7:00

                        price $49

Plena Linda (comp/arr Rolando Morales-Matos)

 

Instrumentation (12 players) 
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibes 1 (soloist), Vibes 2, Marimba (1,2), Bass/Marimba, Timpani, Timbales, Bongo Bell, Congas, Drumset


Players: 12          Level: V     Duration: 4:15

                       price $44  

Tonight I Celebrate Your Love (comp M. Masser/arr Rolando Morales-Matos)

 

Instrumentation (15 players) 
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibes (1,2),  Marimba (1,2), Bass/Marimba, Timpani, Timbales, Bongo Bell, Conga 1 (Tumbadora), Conga 2 (Tumbadora & Conga), Conga 3 (Quinto), Drumset, Shekere


Players: 15         Level: V     Duration: 7:00

                        price $49