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MF MD HG01 New Year's Clearance Sale  01-12-18

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  1. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Series 11 and 12 Inch Wood Conga Set with Basket Stands
    $399.99
  2. Best Seller
    Toca TP-TRC Conga Tension Hook For Elite Series
    $6.99
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    LP City Wood Conga Set w/ Double Stand
    $299.99 On Sale Now!
  4. Best Seller
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Quinto
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Quinto
    $279.99
  5. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Designer Wood Conga with Basket Stand
    Starting at $199.99
  6. Best Seller
    LP Aspire Conga
    LP Aspire Conga
    $198.99
    Open Box From:
    $159.19
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    Meinl Headliner Series 10 and 11 Inch Wood Conga Set with Basket Stands
    $349.99
  8. Best Seller
    LP Conga Lug
    LP Conga Lug
    $9.99
  9. Best Seller
    LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    $71.99
  10. Best Seller
    Toca Replacement Conga and Bongo Heads
    Toca Replacement Conga and Bongo Heads
    $34.99
  11. Top Rated
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    $147.86
    Open Box:
    $130.12
  12. Price Drop
    Pearl Travel Conga
    Pearl Travel Conga
    $232.00
  13. Best Seller
    Meinl Luis Conte 2 Piece Conga Set with Free Basket Stands
    $489.99
  14. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Conga Set with Basket Stand
    $389.99
  15. Best Seller
    Pearl Travel Conga
    Pearl Travel Conga
    $249.10
  16. Best Seller
    LP Classic Durian Conga
    LP Classic Durian Conga
    $502.99
  17. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Series 10" & 11" Wood conga set with Basket Stands
    $389.99
  18. Best Seller
    Pearl Primero Field Percussion Fiberglass Conga Set
    $409.99
  19. Best Seller
    Meinl Wood Conguitas
    Meinl Wood Conguitas
    $399.99
  20. Best Seller
    LP Jose Madera Legend Conga
    LP Jose Madera Legend Conga
    Starting at $489.00
  21. Best Seller
    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    Starting at $479.00
    Open Box:
    $399.20
  22. Best Seller
    LP Accents Eddie Montalvo Series Conga
    $489.00
  23. Best Seller
    Pearl Elite Series Thai Oak Conga
    Pearl Elite Series Thai Oak Conga
    Starting at $667.00
  24. Best Seller
    Meinl Headliner Conga Set with Tripod Stand
    $389.99
  25. Best Seller
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Tumba Drum
    $799.00
  26. Best Seller
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Super Quinto Drum
    $659.00
  27. Best Seller
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Quinto Drum
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Quinto Drum
    $699.00
    Open Box:
    $615.12
  28. Best Seller
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Conga Drum
    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Conga Drum
    $769.00
  29. Best Seller
    Pearl Primero Conga Set with Twin Stand
    $449.99
  30. Best Seller
    LP Classic Top Tuning Conga
    LP Classic Top Tuning Conga
    $488.99
    Open Box:
    $391.19
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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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