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  1. LP Accents Eddie Montalvo Series Bongos LP Accents Eddie Montalvo Series Bongos
    $298.00
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  2. Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Bongos with Solid Wood Connection Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Bongos with Solid Wood Connection
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Bongos with Solid Wood...

    Made of rubber wood and are adorned with True Skin cowhide heads that deliver great feel and warm tones. They...

    $159.99
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    Meinl Free Ride Series Woodcraft Bongos Meinl Free Ride Series Woodcraft Bongos
    Meinl Free Ride Series Woodcraft Bongos

    Experience Meinl's top of the line.

    $329.99
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  4. Meinl 30th Anniversary Edition Wood Bongo Meinl 30th Anniversary Edition Wood Bongo
    Meinl 30th Anniversary Edition Wood Bongo

    The Free Ride Suspension System gives the 6-3/4" macho and 8" hembra drums great resonance and tone. Includes...

    $139.99
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    Meinl Headliner Series Acrylic Bongos Meinl Headliner Series Acrylic Bongos
    $119.99
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  2. Meinl Headliner Designer Series Bongos Meinl Headliner Designer Series Bongos
    Meinl Headliner Designer Series Bongos

    Exotic looking cloth-covered rubber wood shells are adorned with hand-selected buffalo skin heads for...

    $99.99
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    LP LPA601 Aspire Oak Bongos with Black Hardware LP LPA601 Aspire Oak Bongos with Black Hardware
    LP LPA601 Aspire Oak Bongos with Black Hardware

    LP Aspire Wood Bongos offer the beginning or student player quality at an affordable price. Cuban-style steel...

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  4. Meinl Free Ride Series Matte Wood Bongos Meinl Free Ride Series Matte Wood Bongos
    $139.99
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  1. LP Generation III Bongos LP Generation III Bongos
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    LP LPM200 Santana Mini Tunable Bongos LP LPM200 Santana Mini Tunable Bongos
    LP LPM200 Santana Mini Tunable Bongos

    Cool looking, great sounding bongos from a collaboration between Carlos Santana and Latin Percussion. Tunable....

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    LP Johnny Rodriguez, Jr. Legend Bongos LP Johnny Rodriguez, Jr. Legend Bongos
    LP Johnny Rodriguez, Jr. Legend Bongos

    They feature beech wood shells, authentic Cuban style steel bottoms, traditional rims, specially-selected...

    $285.00
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  4. Meinl Free Ride Series FFB200 Fiberglass Bongos Meinl Free Ride Series FFB200 Fiberglass Bongos
    Meinl Free Ride Series FFB200 Fiberglass Bongos

    Ideal for the ambitious beginner who looks for a semiprofessional bongo at an affordable price.

    $189.99
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  1. Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos
    Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos

    Great-sounding bongos for the student or recreational player.

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  2. LP Aspire Accents Series Bongos LP Aspire Accents Series Bongos
    $115.99
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  3. Meinl Free Ride Designer Series Wood Bongo Set Meinl Free Ride Designer Series Wood Bongo Set
    Meinl Free Ride Designer Series Wood Bongo Set

    Class up the joint with these quality wood bongos.

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  4. Meinl Free Ride Bongo 200 Series Meinl Free Ride Bongo 200 Series
    Meinl Free Ride Bongo 200 Series

    Quality Siam oak shells provide great volume and projection.

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  1. LP Durian Bongos LP Durian Bongos
    LP Durian Bongos

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  2. Meinl Free Ride Wood Bongos Meinl Free Ride Wood Bongos
    Meinl Free Ride Wood Bongos

    The Free Ride Suspension System gives you maximum resonance and tone!

    $279.99
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    LP LPA601F Aspire Fiberglass Bongos LP LPA601F Aspire Fiberglass Bongos
    LP LPA601F Aspire Fiberglass Bongos

    LP Aspire Bongos from Latin Percussion represent quality at an economical price. Providing durability and...

    $112.00
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  4. Pearl Havana Series Bongos Pearl Havana Series Bongos
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There is plenty more to being a drummer than the bass, tom-tom and snare. Percussion is all about the rhythm, and when you want a more exotic sound, that means a more exotic drum. Tracing their roots back to nineteenth-century Cuba, the bongos are a well-known and well-recognized member of the drum family with a look and sound that even non-musicians will instantly recognize. The bongos originated with a hybrid of African and Spanish-inspired music known as Son, but their distinctive sound has become popular enough to find its way into virtually every style of music that exists today. Bongo drums are characterized by their unique construction. Always attached in a pair, the bongos include two differently sized drums: the smaller "macho" and larger "hembra". With this difference in size comes a slight difference in voice, allowing the bongo player—or "bongocero"—to produce complex and intricate rhythms despite the simplicity of the instrument. You may choose to play the bongos traditionally, held between your knees and played by hand, or add them into your traditional drum set and play them with sticks or even brushes. No matter how you choose to integrate them into your performance, these drums are full of personality and make a big impact. When played by hand, bongos are all about the technique. Four key strokes form the basis of bongo playing: the palm-based "open tone" strike, the accentuating "slap", the rolling "heel-tip movement" and, for softer sounds, a "muted tone" touch that restrains the sound by keeping fingers in contact with the drum head. Like any instrument, mastering the technique takes practice. With the bongos, it pays off in spades. Not only are bongos a great addition to add flavor to a standard drum kit, they're also an amazing complement to virtually any style of music when in the hands of a skilled drummer. Fun and portable, bongos are every bit as good for parties and busking as they are for professional gigs.

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