Learn how to play the Conga and Bongo Drums in Jazz. This book by Trevor Salloum is the very first to be published on this subject and provides an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion in jazz with special emphasis on swing.
The Conga And Bongo Drum In Jazz includes chapters on history, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms and more. Complete with photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links, this much-needed text fills a niche in the application of the Conga and Bongo Drums in jazz.
Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, online companion video with Candido and Bobby Sanabria and the most comprehensive discography ever compiled on the use of Conga and Bongo Drums in jazz with over 100 listings and commentary including Candido, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez and many more.