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The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz - an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion with an emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, more. Photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links are also provided. Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, online video with Candido and Bobby Sanabria, and a comprehensive discography of over 100 listings including Chano Pozo, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez, Tata Guines, more. 92 pp.

The Conga and Bongo Drum in Jazz

by Trevor Salloum

SKU: 02-30512

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The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz - an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion with an emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, more. Photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links are also provided. Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, online video with Candido and Bobby Sanabria, and a comprehensive discography of over 100 listings including Chano Pozo, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez, Tata Guines, more. 92 pp.
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The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz - an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion with an emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, more. Photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links are also provided. Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, online video with Candido and Bobby Sanabria, and a comprehensive discography of over 100 listings including Chano Pozo, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez, Tata Guines, more. 92 pp.