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  1. Top Rated
    Toca Synergy Conga Set with Stand and Bongos
    $269.99
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    LP Aspire Wood Conga Chrome Hardware
    LP Aspire Wood Conga Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $149.99
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    $143.44
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    LP Galaxy Fiberglass Fausto Cuevas III Signature Conga, Arena Red with Gold Hardware
    Starting at $669.99
  4. Top Rated
    LP Performer Series Conga with Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $211.99
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    $163.19
  5. Best Seller
    LP Performer Series 3-Piece Conga and Bongo Set with Chrome Hardware
    $649.99
  6. Top Rated
    LP City Conga Set with Double Stand
    LP City Conga Set with Double Stand
    $324.99
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    LP LPA646 Aspire Conga Set with Double Stand
    Starting at $386.83
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    $342.32
  8. Best Seller
    Toca Synergy Conga Set with Stand
    Toca Synergy Conga Set with Stand
    $249.99
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    LP Giovanni Compact Conga
    LP Giovanni Compact Conga
    Starting at $183.73
  10. Top Rated
    LP Performer Series 3-Piece Conga Set with Chrome Hardware
    $599.99
  11. Best Seller
    LP Performer Series 2-Piece Conga and Bongo Set with Chrome Hardware
    $504.99
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    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Starting at $599.99
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    $479.99
  13. Best Seller
    LP Aspire Conga Set with Free Bongos
    $399.99
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    LP Richie Gajate-Garcia Signature Series Conga
    Starting at $488.99
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    LP LPM198 Mini Tunable Wood Conga
    LP LPM198 Mini Tunable Wood Conga
    $49.99
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    LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga
    LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga
    Starting at $639.99
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    $424.31
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    LP Giovanni Palladium Conga
    LP Giovanni Palladium Conga
    Starting at $662.99
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    $608.07
  18. Top Rated
    LP Galaxy Series Fiberglass Conga with Gold Hardware
    $675.99
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    LP Classic II Series Conga with Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $334.99
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    $276.79
  20. Best Seller
    LP Aspire Conga Set
    LP Aspire Conga Set
    $299.99
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    LP Uptown Series Sculpted Ash Conga Drum Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $399.99
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    $351.99
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    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    $619.99
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    Pearl Travel Conga with Case
    Pearl Travel Conga with Case
    $240.70
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    LP Matador Puerto Rican Flag Conga
    Starting at $419.99
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    LP City Conga Set with Stand
    LP City Conga Set with Stand
    $324.99
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    Meinl 30th Anniversary Edition Marathon Classic Series Conga with Steely II Stand
    Starting at $289.99
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    $231.99
  27. Best Seller
    Meinl Luis Conte 3 Piece Conga Set with Free Basket Stands
    $749.99
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    Schalloch Linea 200 Conga with Basket Stand
    $239.99
  29. Best Seller
    LP 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Palladium Conga
    $649.00
  30. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Designer 3-Piece Conga Set with Basket Stands
    $599.97
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Drums are one of the world's most versatile musical instruments, available in dozens of different varieties, each with its own sound. Some of the world's most distinctive drums, such as the conga and bongos, trace their roots to a combination of African and Spanish origins in the Caribbean. The conga drum has long been a staple of rumba, salsa, merengue and reggae, but its mellow, harmonic sound is gradually finding its way into other styles of music on the modern stage. Since conga drums can be tuned to different notes, a drummer with a set of congas and a deft hand can create entire melodies with percussion alone. Such "congueros" use various hand motions and striking positions on the head of each conga to produce different sounds, virtually becoming bands unto themselves. To take full advantage of the conga drum, start by mastering the five basic strokes with which it is played. Two of these involve striking with four fingers near the drum's edge: a quick tap produces a clear "open tone", while holding the fingers in place to muffle the sound creates a "muffled" or "mute tone". The "bass tone" makes use of the full palm, while the "touch tone" is produced with a light tap of the fingers or heel of the hand. The most challenging stroke is the "slap tone", which generates a loud, snappy sound. The combination of tuning and stroke technique makes the conga a highly variable drum. Play congas in a set to create full, rich, melodic rhythms—or play them as an accent to a traditional drum set, ready to come in at the right time to spice up a song. No matter how you choose to bring the conga into your personal playing style, it is a rewarding drum that adds outstanding character to any type of music.


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