Piano – Rhythm and Groove Charts
Learn how to play a Salsa Piano Rhythm
This video teaches a basic salsa rhythm using the Gm7 chord. The basis for this rhythm is playing the minor chord in the right hand and walking down from the minor triad to the major 7th, to the dominant 7th, to the 6th in a syncopated fashion while holding down the beat with the left hand. Enjoy!
Click here to learn the Gm7 chords.
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Play the chords in the first inversions in your right hand. Play the root of each chord in your left hand.
Play the chords in all inversions in your right hand. Experiment with left hand bass lines using the notes of each chord.
Experiment by improvising using different scales in the right hand. The G Minor Pentatonic scale is a great scale to work with.
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