RF: By the age of four, I was already playing the conga drums.
RM: What styles of conga drumming were you playing at such early age?
EC: I like playing congas
for bands, and I like singing for bands.
These ate very elegant wood conga
drums with a classic sound.
Toca Percussion introduces their latest innovation of this popular hand drum with their new "Toca Traditional Series Congas & Bongos.
The New Toca Traditional Bongos also simulate the retro look as well as embraces all the special features of the Traditional Series Congas.
0verall, the most appealing fact about Isla Percussions congas
is the incredible low price of such amazingly sounding, all-wood, stainless steel hardware, hand-made drums.
The following interview with Ben Conga
explores diverse aspects of his career and even clarifies the amusing significance of his professional nickname.
The LP wall of congas
at winter NAMM was a reflection of the vast number of new finishes available on our drums.
Jose "Juicy" Jusino was three years old when his father started teaching him to play the bongo, congas
But a lot of times you didn't hear congas
in that kind of music until later years when Don Ellis and some big bands had conga
players in them.
and bongos are available in Natural Wood, Wine Red, or Black finishes.
The results are the new "Jimmie Morales Series Congas
," unveiled this past January at the 2005 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.
Cuando los duenos de dotaciones de esclavos comienzan a permitir que estos, una vez al ano, el Dia de Reyes (cinco de enero) puedan salir a bailar usando sus tambores y otros instrumentos, comenzo a gestarse lo que despues se llamaron congas
y comparsas, confundiendo con la misma denominacion la musica usada--congas
--y el grupo, su coreografia y vestimenta, que es en realidad la comparsa como tal.
The Travel Conga
, a ground-breaking instrument from Pearl Drums, surprisingly delivers a real conga
drum sound from its compact size of its 11" head size and 3" body.