Getting Started On Congas: Conga Basics (Video)
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Getting Started On Congas
gives you all the basic tools you'll need to begin to develop technique on the conga drum. With a simple step- by-step approach, Bobby Sababria covers:
- A short history of the instrument
- Tuning the conga
- Proper playing position and four basic strokes
- Care of the hands
- The concept of clave
- Three basic tumbaos (patterns) on one conga
- La guajira style
- La guajira play-along
Featuring from Bobby's ensemble: Mario Rodriguez on acoustic bass and John DiMartino on keyboards, Conga Basics will help you to begin to play "en la tradition."