Black Beans and Rice
Frijoles negros, or black beans and rice, is a traditional cuban dish. Black beans are cooked with onions and green peppers in a mixture of spices including garlic, cumin, olive oil, salt and pepper. This piece features the classic cha-cha f ... (Read More)
Caribbean Collage
Commissioned by Richard and Delilah Rudolph for the Quest School of Music, this piece was designed as a vehicle to teach various Caribbean styles. It's like having 4 tunes in 1! The thematic material is arranged in 4 different variations: so ... (Read More)
Chips and Salsa
A play on the double meaning of the word Salsa; the tomato based sauce found in Latino cooking commonly used a dip for tortilla chips, and a type of music and dance born in New York City combining Afro-Cuban and jazz styles. ... (Read More)
El Jalapeno Picante
Literally meaning “The Spicy Jalapeno, " Jalapeno peppers have become a part of many American dishes but originally come from Latino cooking and are found all over South America. This cha-cha utilizes a blues chord progresson and features a ... (Read More)
Rondo Alla Turca
A "bomb" arrangement of the famous Mozart composition in a Mambo style. Features a lead and timbale soloist.   Duration: 4:05 Style: Mambo Level: medium Personnel: 10+ Instrumentation: tenor pan (lead), ... (Read More)