How to Play Conga Drums

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    6. Improving Rhythm and Drumming Techniques
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    Kalani shows you how to take your playing to the next level by creating fun and useful hand drumming exercises that combine techniques and rhythmic concepts.

    Kalani shows you how to take your playing to the next level by creating fun and useful hand drumming exercises that combine techniques and rhythmic concepts.

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    7. Calypso Rhythm for Congas
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    Ever been to Carnival in the Caribbean? You’ve probably heard calypso music. In this lesson, learn how to play the upbeat and fun calypso rhythm on congas.

    Ever been to Carnival in the Caribbean? You’ve probably heard calypso music. In this lesson, learn how to play the upbeat and fun calypso rhythm on congas.

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    8. Funk Rhythm for Congas
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    Play that funky music! This lesson by Kalani shows you how to play an awesome funk or boogaloo conga rhythm that can be applied to other hand drums as well.

    Play that funky music! This lesson by Kalani shows you how to play an awesome funk or boogaloo conga rhythm that can be applied to other hand drums as well.

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    9. Guaguanco Rhythm for Congas
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    One of the staples of Afro-Cuban music is guaguancó, a sub-genre of the rumba. In this lesson, learn how to play a guaguancó rhythm on two congas.

    One of the staples of Afro-Cuban music is guaguancó, a sub-genre of the rumba. In this lesson, learn how to play a guaguancó rhythm on two congas.

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    10. Cha Cha Cha Rhythm for Congas
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    If you’re going to play salsa music on congas, you’d better know how to play the cha cha cha rhythm. Kalani shows you how it’s done in this lesson.

    If you’re going to play salsa music on congas, you’d better know how to play the cha cha cha rhythm. Kalani shows you how it’s done in this lesson.

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Ronald P
ronald palmer son of a great jazz drummer...very helpful...
Kalani Music
Thank you! Glad you got something out of it.
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