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:


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


The Pandiero is essentially a Brazilian tambourine


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