Heel - Toe Excercise #1
Not the sexiest movement that can be applied to the conga drum, but one that is fundamental to all the funky things that come out of the drum.

Heel - Toe Excercise #1

Not the sexiest movement that can be applied to the conga drum, but one that is fundamental to all the funky things that come out of the drum.

Troy Parker’s Afro-Cuba Percussion Workshop Every Wednesday

Just a reminder for everyone looking to study Afro-Cuban folkloric percussion, Mr. Troy Parker has a workshop every Wednesday Night from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. 

The cost is $10 and the workshop is located at 601 S. Clarence Street, Los Angeles Ca 90023

No need to bring your own instrument as Troy has plenty.

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Sin Coro, No Hay Na’

"Unión de Reyes llora, 

Porque Malanga murió”

José Rosario Oviedo a.k.a. “Malanga” was a famous rumba dancer who passed away early in the 20th Century, and the coro to this columbia composition notes that the Union de Reyes region in Matanzas, Cuba is morning his death.  

"Malanga" is mentioned in many rumba compositions and Matanzas is thought by many to be the home of the columbia rumba style.

ArtistConjunto Folklorico Nacional De Cuba
TitleA Malanga
AlbumSelf-Titled
Armando Peraza Ibae

Armando Peraza Ibae

Clave y Guaguanco - Habana, Cuba - 1985

Rincon Rumbero - February 1, 2014 at KAOS Network, Leimert Park (Los Angeles).  Video shot by Rincon Rumbero Founding Father AUS.

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Sin Coro, No Hay Na…

Learn a coro, be a participant at your next rumba.

"Vititi congo, vititi gangalanga"

ArtistAfro-Cuba de Matanzas
Title"Vititi Congo" (Live)