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  1. Toca TP-TRC Conga Tension Hook For Elite Series
    $6.99
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    Toca Replacement Conga and Bongo Heads
    Toca Replacement Conga and Bongo Heads
    $34.99
  3. LP Aspire Conga Set
    LP Aspire Conga Set
    $299.99
  4. LP Galaxy Paoli Mejias Signature Jazzambia Conga
    Starting at $669.99
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    Meinl VivaRhythm Boom Series Conga Pre-tuned Napa Head
    Starting at $69.90
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    Meinl VivaRhythm Boom Series Conga Pre-tuned Synthetic Head
    Starting at $69.90
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    Meinl VivaRhythm Boom Series 3-Piece Stackable Conga Set Pre-tuned Napa Heads
    $229.90
  8. 10% off with code
    Meinl Luis Conte 2 Piece Conga Set with Free Basket Stands
    $489.99
  9. LP Aspire 10" and 11" Conga Set with Double Conga Stand Havana Cafe with Brushed Nickel Hardware
    $549.99
  10. LP Uptown Series Sculpted Ash Conga Drum Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $399.99
    Open Box:
    $299.99
  11. Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Starting at $629.99
    Open Box From:
    $503.99
  12. Meinl Marathon Designer Series Conga
    Starting at $309.99
  13. Meinl Headliner Series Conga with Basket Stand
    Starting at $209.99
  14. Meinl Marathon Exclusive Series 11 3/4" Conga with Stand
    Starting at $329.99
  15. Top Rated
    LP Galaxy Series Fiberglass Conga with Gold Hardware
    $675.99
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    $540.79
  16. 15% off with code
    Remo Legendary Series Palmilla Conga
    Remo Legendary Series Palmilla Conga
    $676.99
  17. LP Classic II Conga 11 Inch Quinto with Chrome Hardware
    $259.99
  18. LP Classic Durian Conga
    LP Classic Durian Conga
    $502.99
  19. Price Drop
    LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    $64.99 Was:  $71.99
  20. LP Patato Conga
    LP Patato Conga
    $552.99
    Open Box:
    $486.63
  21. Top Rated
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    $159.99
  22. Pearl Primero Field Percussion Fiberglass Conga Set
    $409.99
  23. LP City Wood Conga Set w/ Double Stand
    $299.99
  24. Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    $649.99
  25. Meinl Wood Conguitas
    Meinl Wood Conguitas
    $399.99
    Open Box:
    $319.99
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    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    $499.00
  27. Pearl Elite Series Thai Oak Conga
    Pearl Elite Series Thai Oak Conga
    Starting at $667.00
  28. Meinl Headliner Conga Set with Tripod Stand
    $409.99
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    Gon Bops Alex Acuna Series Tumba Drum
    $799.00
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    Pearl Primero Conga Set with Twin Stand
    $449.99
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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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