Conga and Bongo Drum in Jazz (Book)
30512
The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz. This text is an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion in jazz with special emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, description, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, etc. Complete with photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links. This much-needed text fills a niche in the application of the conga and bongo drum in jazz. Special features include archival photos...more
Product Number:
30512
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
96
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9802-0
ISBN13:
978-07866-9802-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/5/2016
The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz. This text is an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion in jazz with special emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, description, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, etc. Complete with photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links. This much-needed text fills a niche in the application of the conga and bongo drum in jazz. Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell and the most comprehensive discography ever complied on the use of conga and bongo drums in jazz with over 100 listings and commentary including Candido, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez, Tata Guines and many more.
Dedication
About the Author
About the Editor
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Web Resources
Endorsements
Publications by the Author
History
Current Use
Music Notation
Music Terminology
Notation Key

CONGA 

Description
Positioning/Posture
Tuning
Strokes
Strokes Legend
Swing Conga
Latin Jazz Conga

BONGO 

Description
Positioning/Posture
Tuning
Strokes
Strokes Legend
Swing Bongo
Latin Jazz Bongo
Clave
Odd Time Signatures
Soloing
Music Charts
Conclusion
Interview with Kenny Burrell
Discography
Video Link
Glossary
Bibliography
Appendix: Quick Guide
 
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