How to Play Conga Drums

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    1. About the Congas
    A lesson with Kalani Music
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    Know thy congas. Where do they come from? What are they made of? What are their names? Kalani answers these questions and more in this introductory lesson.

    Know thy congas. Where do they come from? What are they made of? What are their names? Kalani answers these questions and more in this introductory lesson.

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    2. How to Tune Conga Drums
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    In this lesson, Kalani shows you how to tune one, two, and three congas to pleasant-sounding intervals and provides some tips on improving sound quality.

    In this lesson, Kalani shows you how to tune one, two, and three congas to pleasant-sounding intervals and provides some tips on improving sound quality.

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    3. Warming Up and Playing the Bass Tone
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    Shake out your hands and get ready to play! This lesson shows you how to produce one of the most important sounds on the congas, the bass tone.

    Shake out your hands and get ready to play! This lesson shows you how to produce one of the most important sounds on the congas, the bass tone.

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    4. Playing Open & Slap Tones on Congas
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    New to the congas? This lesson shows you how to play open tones and slap tones, two of the essential techniques for producing sound on hand drums.

    New to the congas? This lesson shows you how to play open tones and slap tones, two of the essential techniques for producing sound on hand drums.

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    5. The Hand-Fingers Technique on Congas
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    Want to improve upon the commonly used heel-toe technique for congas? Learn the hand-fingers technique, which produces a full sound and is also a great warm-up.

    Want to improve upon the commonly used heel-toe technique for congas? Learn the hand-fingers technique, which produces a full sound and is also a great warm-up.

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3 Comments
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Mark A
Very good presentation...and helpful.
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Mimi P
In this little bit of time, I learned a lot about congas I didn't know and will now remember. Thanks
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sewak m
Sir I want learn congo plz send congo lesions
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