Fun with Bongos (Book + Online Audio)
Recent interest in bongos has surged with the inclusion of bongos in almost every type of music including classical, rock, flamenco, jazz, Latin, Middle Eastern and East Indian. Fun with the Bongos was written to provide a simple guide for someone without any musical experience who wants to learn to play the bongos. The book is designed to teach drum notation, basic bongo technique, simple rhythms and their application. In addition it develops familiarity with the construction, nomenclature and characterist ...more
Product Number:
98284
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-4738-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-4738-5
Series:
Fun With
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
5/15/2015
Recent interest in bongos has surged with the inclusion of bongos in almost every type of music including classical, rock, flamenco, jazz, Latin, Middle Eastern and East Indian. Fun with the Bongos was written to provide a simple guide for someone without any musical experience who wants to learn to play the bongos. The book is designed to teach drum notation, basic bongo technique, simple rhythms and their application. In addition it develops familiarity with the construction, nomenclature and characteristics of the bongos. Fun with the Bongos is the first level in a series of books written by the author. Now includes Spanish & Portuguese translations. Audio download available online
Fun With Bongos

Acknowledgment..........................................2

Introduction...................................................2

History..........................................................2

Description....................................................3

Selecting Bongos..........................................4

Tuning...........................................................4

Positioning....................................................5

Music Notation..............................................6

Music Terminology (staff, bar lines, measure,

time signatures, common time, cut

time, triplets, accents, repeat signs)..............7

Bongo Strokes...............................................8

Exercises (quarter note, eighth note, triplet,

sixteenth note, ties, flam, drag, rim shot,

rolls, slap)....................................................11

Rhythm Patterns

Open Tone Rhythms...................................29

Martillo.......................................................31

Bolero..........................................................32

 
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Series: Fun With
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