Learn how to add “flams” when playing Tumbao in this video lesson. A flam is a sound that is made from hitting your conga drum with both of your hands almost at the exact same time.
Learn how to spice up your tumbao “Patato” style in our latest conga video lesson. Instructor Edgardo Cambon opens up to 2 and 3 drums.
Learn martillo variations on the bongo drums in this video lesson. Master instructor Edgardo Cambon demonstrates how different licks and variations can be incorporated while still maintaining the melody.
Candombe is an Uruguayan music and dance style originating with African slaves. This Uruguayan music style is based on three different Candombe drums: chico, repique and piano drums.
Learn Rumba Guaguancó on the conga drums in this video lesson. Discover the difference between the three Guaguancó parts – the tumba, tres dos and quinto.
In North America, the basic conga drum pattern used in popular music is called tumbao. Learn how to play 3 variations of the tumbao rhythm on conga drums in this free music video lesson.