CONGAS 101

The Ultimate beginner's Guide

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So you just got back from the music store, and you've got this barrel shaped drum sitting in front of you. You have no idea how to play it, tune it, or even what any of the parts are called. If so, this course is for you!

We’ve all had to start from scratch on our journey with the congas. This course is designed to give you all the info you need to get to know your instrument and to get started playing some grooves!

In This Course We'll Learn:

  • All about the anatomy the drum and how to tune it

  • How to get started with proper posture and hand positioning

  • The five basic tones you can get from the drum

  • How to warm-up properly

  • A few rhythms to get you grooving

  • And WAY more...

Let's get started!!!

 

course contents:

  • COURSE INTRO

  • LESSON 1 - The Anatomy of the Drum

  • LESSON 2 - Tuning the Drum

  • LESSON 3 - Posture and Hand Position

  • LESSON 4 - Five Basic Tones

  • LESSON 5 - How to Warm-Up

  • LESSON 6 - Essential Grooves

  • LESSON 7 - The Palm-Tip Motion


  • LESSON 8 - The Tumbao Pattern


  • LESSON 9 - Practice Routine


  • PRACTICE ROUTINE PLAY-ALONG


  • COURSE WRAP-UP



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