Learn the basics of the congas from a master conguero.
The Alfred Giovanni Hidalgo In the Tradition DVD is a masterful, bilingual conga program. On the disc Hidalgo introduces basic sounds, tuning, and technique, patterns of son montuno, bolero, charanga, danzón, and multi-percussion applications of those forms.
Giovanni Hidalgo is the leading conguero of our time. His diverse recording and touring credits include Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Palmieri, Dave Valentin, and Mickey Hart. This special DVD features legendary performances from Karl Perazzo and Giovanni Hidalgo/Changuito; interactive drums from around the world; a glossary of Latin percussion terms; and a section on conga tuning and maintenance.