CONGA FUNDAMENTALS

Essential tools and techniques

11 VIDEO LESSONS


A comprehensive guide for the beginning and intermediate player. Building on some of the lessons from the Congas 101 course, here we'll delve deeper into specific concepts and techniques to take your conga playing to the next level. 

In This Course We'll Learn:

  • How to choose the right drum

  • How to develop analytical listening skills

  • Exercises to develop your sound

  • Concepts to start building your technique

  • About the role of the clave in Afro-Centric music

  • And SO MUCH more...

Let's get to work!!!

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • COURSE INTRO

  • LESSON 1 - Choosing the Right Drum 

  • LESSON 2 - Analytical Listening

  • LESSON 3 - Transcription

  • LESSON 4 - Warm-Up Routine

  • LESSON 5 - Developing Your Sound

  • LESSON 6 - Pulse, Time, and Feel

  • LESSON 7 - Palm-Tip Technique

  • LESSON 8 - Understanding the Clave

  • LESSON 9 - Tumbao Concepts

  • LESSON 10 - Practice Routine

  • PRACTICE ROUTINE PLAY-ALONG

  • COURSE WRAP-UP