Tomas Cruz Conga Method Volume 1 - Beginning (Book + Online Video)
Conga Technique as Taught in Cuba
20299M
In Volume I, Tomasito reveals the time tested conga method which he himself studied with "Changuito" and other master congueros at the ENA conservatory in Havana. Volume I starts at the absolute beginning and is designed for the person who has never touched the congas, but is also of great value to the advanced player who wishes to understand the foundation and rudiments of the approach that has allowed the ENA and the other Havana conservatories to consistently turn out so many world class congueros each y ...more
Product Number:
20299M
Format:
Book + Online Video
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
72
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8800-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-8800-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/24/2015
In Volume I, Tomasito reveals the time tested conga method which he himself studied with "Changuito" and other master congueros at the ENA conservatory in Havana. Volume I starts at the absolute beginning and is designed for the person who has never touched the congas, but is also of great value to the advanced player who wishes to understand the foundation and rudiments of the approach that has allowed the ENA and the other Havana conservatories to consistently turn out so many world class congueros each year.

Volume I begins with simple exercises to develop technique and systematically works its way through rudiments and 'recursos' for use in solos and fills and basic rhythm patterns such as Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bolero. These are presented using the unique Step by Step online video Method, which enables the student to learn the patterns by watching the video and imitating Tomasito as he builds the patterns stroke by stroke. This, combined with a special type of notation designed to be simple for those who don't read music, results in a conga course that really works, rather than just another reference book to add to the bookshelf!
Part 1: Introduction to the Series
Part 2: Basic Hand Position and Posture
Part 3: The Five Basic Strokes
Part 4: Exercises
Part 5: Rudiments and Soloing
Part 6: Marcha Exercises
Part 7: Marchas
Part 8: Recursos
Appendix 1: Clave
Appendix 2: Marchas Written in 8th Notes
Appendix 3: Tomas Cruz - Selected Discography
Additional Photos
 
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