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Mel Bay Conga and Bongo Drum in Jazz - Salloum - Book

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Author: Trevor Salloum
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Hand Drums

The first book ever published on how to play the conga and bongo drum in jazz. This text is an essential tool for band teachers and drummers playing Latin Percussion in jazz with special emphasis on swing. Includes chapters on history, description, tuning, position/posture, notation, strokes, rhythms, etc. Complete with photos, interviews, music transcriptions and video links.

This much-needed text fills a niche in the application of the conga and bongo drum in jazz. Special features include archival photos, a rare interview with legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, online companion video with Candido and Bobby Sanabria and the most comprehensive discography ever complied on the use of conga and bongo drums in jazz with over 100 listings and commentary including Candido, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Willie Bobo, Luis Miranda, Patato Valdez, Willie Rodriguez, Tata Guines and many more.

  • Dedication
  • About the Author
  • About the Editor
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • Web Resources
  • Endorsements
  • Publications by the Author
  • History
  • Current Use
  • Music Notation
  • Music Terminology
  • Notation Key
    • Description
    • Positioning/Posture
    • Tuning
    • Strokes
    • Strokes Legend
    • Swing Conga
    • Latin Jazz Conga
    • Description
    • Positioning/Posture
    • Tuning
    • Strokes
    • Strokes Legend
    • Swing Bongo
    • Latin Jazz Bongo
  • Clave
  • Odd Time Signatures
  • Soloing
  • Music Charts
  • Conclusion
  • Interview with Kenny Burrell
  • Discography
  • Video Link
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix: Quick Guide
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