This informative book by Trevor Salloum is devoted to the all too often overlooked Latin instrument, the Bongo Drums. Prepare to embark on an educational musical journey - one which offers many valuable insights into playing this instrument as well as revealing its colorful history.
Jazz, Rock, Danzon, Mozambique and Bomba patterns are all covered, with fills, exercises and performance techniques to get you going in these styles. Maintenance, characteristic rhythmic patterns and important artists in the evolution of Bongo technique are also discussed in depth.
The Bongo Book comes with access to online audio, featuring recordings of the rhythm patterns discussed in the book.