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The Rumba Flamenca Rhythm Explained: Rumba in A Minor

 So here is the rhythm for the Rumba Flamenca.  There are lots of variations but this one is the very basic one.

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These new videos do not use the capo as I do in the complete version at the beginning of this article.

 The Complete Rumba Rhythm

(Remember that I'm using a Capo on the 2nd fret in this video)


 The Right Hand Video:

Below is the rumba stroke written out. Down means towards the highest string.

p = thumb i = index finger m = middle finger a = ring finger

 The Chords Video:

The Chords Graphic:



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