The Bongo Book (Book + Online Audio)
Here's an entire book devoted to the all too often overlooked Latin instrument, the bongo drums. Trevor Salloum guides you on an inspired informative, and educational musical journey; offering many valuable insights of playing this instrument as well as revealing its colorful history. This text features jazz, rock, Danzon, Mozambique, and bomba patterns with fills, exercises, and performance techniques to get you going in these styles. Maintenance, characteristic rhythmic patterns, and important artists in ...more
Product Number:
96005M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
64
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9040-2
ISBN13:
978-07866-9040-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/23/2015
Here's an entire book devoted to the all too often overlooked Latin instrument, the bongo drums. Trevor Salloum guides you on an inspired informative, and educational musical journey; offering many valuable insights of playing this instrument as well as revealing its colorful history. This text features jazz, rock, Danzon, Mozambique, and bomba patterns with fills, exercises, and performance techniques to get you going in these styles. Maintenance, characteristic rhythmic patterns, and important artists in the evolution of bongo technique are also covered in depth. Includes access to online audio featuring recordings of the rhythm patterns discussed in the book.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PREFACE
HISTORY
ADVANTAGES
DESCRIPTION
POSITION
CLAVE
STROKES
     Manoteo
RHYTHMS
     Martillo
     Manoteo Variation
     Martillo Variations
     Bolero
     Bongo Bell
     Traditional/Non-Traditional Rhythms
FILLS
EXERCISES
     Polyrhythms
ORNAMENTATION
MAINTENANCE
     Head Replacement
ACCESSORIES
     Jack Costanzo
     Armando Peraza
     Jose Mangual
     Candido Camero
GLOSSARY
RESOURCES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
 
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Audio Sample 2
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