latin percussion

4 – Quick Guide to Playing the Cajon

Teacher: Richie Gajate-Garcia Length: 3 min Category: Hand Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Richie Gajate-Garcia is famous for his hybrid drum percussion set up. In this lesson he shows you how to get the basic sounds from your cajon.

164 – Cajon As A Drumset

Teacher: Mona Tavakoli Length: 5 min Category: Play Cajon Now

Mona Tavakoli has played with Jason Mraz and Raining Jane. In this lesson she breaks down some basic drum set patterns on the cajon and takes the cajon further than what is expected.

25 – Applying 5-Stroke Roll to Congas

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 5 min Category: Hand Technique, Rudiments, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Alex has developed a unique lesson plan where drummers who know the rudiments on a drumset can apply them to the Congas and produce Latin rhythms.

96 – From Africa To Cuba To Rock Part 1

Teacher: Burleigh Drummond Length: 10 min Category: Secrets From the Pros

Burleigh breaks down a pattern from Ganya in South Africa and shows how 3 of the 20 parts are played.

145 – The Evolution of Rhythm Pt 1

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 10 min Category: Hand Technique, Independence, Secrets From the Pros, Technique, Vocabulary

In this lesson, Alex demonstrates some basic single and double stroke motions that apply to both the drum set and congas.

145 – La Evolución del Ritmo Pt 1 (Spanish)

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 10 min Category: Hand Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Desde el "Afro-beat" a la "Festejo" para el "Shuffle" Alex muestra un ritmo africano que evoluciona de congas y cajón a batería. Da una visión increíble en el tiempo en función de África sentir que Elvin Jones aplica al conjunto.

146 – The Evolution of Rhythm Pt 2

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 11 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

From "Afro-beat" to "Festejo" to "Shuffle" Alex shows an African rhythm that evolves from congas to drums.

146 – Tocando Conga y Batería Pt 2 (Spanish)

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 12 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Alex comienza mostrando el movimiento similar utilizado entre congas de juego y batería. Él muestra los ritmos básicos para empezar que juega el sistema y congas al mismo tiempo.

151 – Third Hand

Teacher: Enildo Rasua Length: 12 min Category: Hand Technique, Independence, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Enildo talks about the third hand drumming and gives examples in 6/8 with 2 sticks in his right hand and conga in his left hand.

152 – Authentic Songo on Set with Conga

Teacher: Enildo Rasua Length: 11 min Category: Independence, Secrets From the Pros, Technique, Vocabulary

Enildo shows an authentic Songo rhythm from his native land, Cuba, playing the basic pattern and adding conga.