Learn how to play the campana or basic cowbell rhythms in this video lesson. Students will learn how to hold the campana correctly, proper stick placements, basic patterns and other guidelines.
The clave is a rhythmic pattern used as a tool for temporal organization in Afro-Cuban music. Learn the five-stroke son and rumba clave patterns and beats in this video lesson.
Maracas, also called rumba shakers and various other names, are percussion musical instruments—rattles—that originated in Latin America. Players hold them by their handles, usually in pairs, and shake them.
The güiro is a Latin American percussion instrument consisting of an open-ended, hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side. It is played by rubbing a stick or tines along the notches to produce a ratchet-like sound.