The Tumbao!

Johnny Conga

I have worked with some of the most famous Artist's in the World... Carlos Santana, Eddie Palmieri, Gloria Estefan, Cerrone, the Jackson 5, and many others. I have performed from Carnegie Hall in New York City to the Olympia theater in Paris France, and beyond. I have also taught my course in 5 different universities and colleges in the United States and is the only course of it's kind for the Conga drum. Interests are Music/Teaching/Performing/Radio Host/Producing/MC

Price : US $45.00

Here is a video of mine describing what the "Tumbao" is on the Conga drum...    video    Tumbao is the basic rhythm pattern for all Latin dance music. It originated in Cuba..There arae many variations of the Tumbao from one drum up to 4 conga drums...

I have worked in 0ver 183 bands to date. 17 World tours. Over 300 recordings and 5 CD's under my own name Johnny Conga. Golden Ear/Seattle Jazz Award for my CD-OYE! Certified as "Folklorist' in the State of Florida. Also 'radio host since 1977 at 3 radio stations-KXLU 88.9FM Los Angeles KBCS.91.3FM- Seattle,WA and currently at WDNA.ORG 88.9fm-Miami,Fl
A true methodology of learning how to play the Conga drum and all that goes with it. Included is the "Cuban' methods, developed in Cuba over many years, and my methods created over the past 30 years. I only teach those that have conga drums and are over 18 years of age.


 Student NameReview Date 
7490 Administrator 02 Jun 2017 08:05:30
JohnnyConga from United States provides professional one to one Drum lessons via webcam. It is so easy to learn online from such great tutors.