Tiple 101: Beginners Lessons for the Puerto Rican Tiple
Fun filled journey to learn the Tiple, and through it the beautiful Puerto Rican heritage.
For the musical at heart, the Puerto Rican Tiple course is a boon! From the moment you start taking the lessons, you’re hooked. A befitting testament to the beautiful heritage of Puerto Rico!
If you are a novice and are eager to learn from the best, don’t fret for lack of opportunity! This course is prolific in its explanations and instructions, keeping it simple from start to finish. The course covers everything from theory, scales and chords to danzas and classical music.
The course is perfect for basic beginners. It starts where you would want to—parts of a Tiple and posture while playing a Tiple. These seemingly simple steps are the foundation to being one of the best!
The course has been written in the notation and tablature formats. Each song bears the chords that are to be used. All time favorites find themselves in the pages—from Jingle Bells and Twinkle, Twinkle to The Star Spangled Banner. The forte of this course is its stress on the step-by-step instruction guide that helps you along in a proactive manner. That way, you don’t skip the really important matters!
For a fun filled journey to learn the Tiple, and through it the beautiful Puerto Rican heritage, don’t go further than this book! You have already found the Holy Grail of Tiple Learning!
Samuel Ramos is a seasoned educator, instructional designer, and musician. He graduated from Antillean Adventist University with a Bachelor's in Music Education and from Full Sail University with a Master's in Educational Media Design and Technology, equipping him with the knowledge to excel in both academics and music.
Not only has Samuel served as a music teacher and Assistant professor of Guitar at the Inter-American University of San German, Puerto Rico, but he has also had the opportunity to become the Multimedia Designer for the Walt Disney Company, Digital Learning Designer for the University of St. Augustine at San Marcos, California campus, and Sr. Instructional Technologist for the University of San Diego. His skills have also extended to becoming LMS Administrator/Instructional Designer for Taylor Guitars in San Diego, California. He wrote several instructional books on playing various instruments including the Puerto Rican cuatro, guitar, and mandolin.
When he is not busy teaching or designing content, Samuel dedicates his time to 4jibaro.com—a website that serves as an online community aiming to increase awareness about Puerto Rican folklore music and its heritage. Through his work here Samuel attempts to bring hope and joy to persons through music by transforming the world – one note at a time!