A powerful aid to initiate you into the world of percussion.
Here you will learn the story behind the bongo drum, how to tune it, the correct playing position, the different sounds, hand technique, and study exercises and rhythms. All rhythms are taught with a metronome (click track). This DVD is playable in five languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish-Castellano, and Catalá dialect.
Following this you will be able to see and hear the rhythms played by a live band. Finally, you will be able to play along in the Minus One section. A free PDF in English and Spanish including scores of all the exercises and rhythms is available at the Mel Bay website. Also included are tips on buying an instrument, how to organize your study time, and links section to the best sites on the web.
Bonjo Rhythms: Bomba, Merengue, Afro, Bembe, Swing, Rumba, Tangos Flamencos, Taguillos, Samba, Rock. Cowbell Rhythms: Rimo base, Campaneo, Cascareo, Mozambique, Acaballo.