Bulerias is one of the most fascinating rhythms in flamenco music and dance. Consisting of 12 beats per compas, it is a style which is always evolving, is characteristically full of humour, playful and is open to endless improvisation.
In these notes you will learn:
- three different approaches to understanding bulerias compas (palmas and cajon)
- two different patterns for playing bulerias on the cajon
- how to use triplet patterns in bulerias
- how to play a short flamenco bulerias sequence combining compas and triplets
- background to bulerias