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Afro Cuban & Hand Drumming Tips

Afro-Cuban Drum Stokes: How to Play Afro-Cuban Hand Drums; Tips & Techniques

Drum Stokes (for Congas, Bongos, Djembes, Ashikos & other Afro-Cuban hand percussion): How to Properly Play Afro-Cuban Hand Drums; Tips & Techniques for Hand Drumming

Drum Tips: Quick and effective tips for hand drumming

African & Ethnic Instruments demonstrated by master percussionist Keith Caisey

 

Bata Drumming

Bata Rhythms and Lessons: Rhythms and lessons played and explained by John Santos

Bata Jam; Bata section in Latin-Jazz Group

Bodhran Drumming 

Blayne Chastain's Bodhran Lessons Online: A fantastic online bodhran course with expert player and teacher Blayne Chastain!

Bodhran Lessons: A complete beginners guide to playing and understanding the Bodhran by Josh Mittleman  

Bodhran Tutor: Instruction book with CD for beginner bodhran players

Michelle Stewart's Bodhran Videos & Tutorials: Rhythms, lessons & more!

Bongo Drumming

Bongo Playing: Lessons on playing bongo drums; bongo rhythms players, links; books and resources

Bongo & Conga Tuning & Maintenance: Instructions for Tuning; Stretching Heads; & Caring for your Drum

Bongo Rhythms

Caixa Drumming

Caixa Playing: The caixa (pronounced ka-sha) means box Portuguese

Cajon Drumming

Cajon & Afro Peruvian Percussion: Afro-Peruvian music origins, cajon rhythms & history

What is the history behind & basic rhythms of the Cajon?

How do you make a cajon?

Do you know of any videos with doumbek & darbuka instructions? Yes, FingersofFurry.com/us & KarWil's Darbuka instruction.

Video: Cajon Fundamentals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conga Drumming

 

Conga Playing

Conga for Starters - What is the Conga drum? An overview of the musical styles conga drums are used in; sizes of conga drums; and materials used to make the conga drum

Conga Patterns with Odd Meters: Beyond the Tumbao - Developing Odd Meter Patterns for the Congas by Ruben P. Alvarez, LP Music article

Fundamentals in Latin Music for Conga Playing: Lessons from Poncho Sanchez!  Recommended set up and tuning; plus fundamental strokes and rhythms:

 

Heel Toe and Conga Set Playing Techniques

 

Conga & Bongo Tuning & Maintenance: Instructions for Tuning; Stretching Heads; & Caring for your Drum

Drum Tips: Quick and effective tips for hand drumming

Drum Stokes (for Congas, Bongos, Djembes, Ashikos & other Afro-Cuban hand percussion): How to Properly Play Afro-Cuban Hand Drums; Tips & Techniques for Hand Drumming

Cymbals

Cymbals: Description of the different types of cymbals, i.e., splash, crash, ride, etc.

Djembe Drumming

Djembe - What is it?: Description of the African djembe drum

Doumbeks & Darbukas - Mid-Eastern Drums

Doumbek Tones: The names of the tones and sounds of the doumbek and darbuka  The Three Essential Doumbek Tones: A basic description of TEK, KA & DOUM  How do I replace the head on a copper, aluminum or mother of pearl darbuka?: Instructions for Replacing the Drum Head on Darbuka Drums with Removable Rims

Doumbek & darbuka video lessons: FingersofFurry.com/us; KarWil's Darbuka lessons

General Drumming Info

Drummers' Skills: Discussion of basic & advanced abilities which drummers possess 

Tuned & Non-Tuned Percussion: Two Branches of Percussion Instruments

Gongs - Chinese & Asian Percussion

Gong Playing Basics: Gong Playing Techniques

Gong Types: Description of types of gongs: Suspended & Bowls 

Gong Playing: Description of various fun aspects of gong playing!  

Gong Videos: Sound samples & demonstrations of numerous gongs, mallets & stands.

Listening to Gongs: Two main ways to listen and ideas for playing gongs

Guiro

Guiro Lessons: How to Play the Guiro (aka: Guira, Ghicharo, Guayo, Rayo)

Ocean Drums

Ocean Drum Playing Tips: Playing tips for the Remo Ocean Drums

Rhythms

Rhythms: Ethnic & Afro-Cuban Rhythms!

Tabla Drumming

 

Talking-Drum Drumming

Talking Drums Performances & Demonstrations!

Timbale Drumming

Timbale Playing Basics: Fundamentals of timbale playing

Timbale - Son & Palito Patterns: Learn essential timbale rhythms

Udu Drumming

Udu Basics: How to Play, Strike & Sit with the udu

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