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The Ultimate beginner's Guide


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:


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