World drumming lessons


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Here are the first of my Latin lessons

A basic lesson in Clave

Latin techniques


We'll be adding Mambo and Songo to this section soon, so don't forget to check back!


A history lesson!

Here's a bit of Latin rhythm explanation and history

World drumming

Percussion instruments of the world:

Bongos:

The bongos, from Cuba, are one of the most recognizable of the Latin drums



Pandeiros:

The Pandiero is essentially a Brazilian tambourine



Tambourim:

This drum is played with a stick and dampened by the opposite hand