Clave is a way of feeling and measuring time.
Most conventional music is in 4/4 time.
This is the tempo we often tap our feet to.
Clave music measures 4/4 time with 3's.
So in normal 4/4 time,
4 + 4 = 8.
In Clave time it is divided like this:
3 + 3 + 2 = 8.
This remaining 2 gives Clave music an elliptical feel,
as the tempo seems to accelerate as it comes around to the 1.
Because of this elliptical quality,
Clave music has a cyclical feel and understanding of time,
as opposed to a conventional 4/4 time,
which has a more linear understanding of time.
This cyclical time leads us into the mystic.
GSol is Clave music.