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  1. Meinl VivaRhythm Boom Series 3-Piece Stackable Conga Set Pre-tuned Napa Heads
    $229.90
  2. Toca Synergy Conga Set with Stand
    Toca Synergy Conga Set with Stand
    $249.99
  3. LP Aspire Conga Set
    LP Aspire Conga Set
    $299.99
  4. Meinl Marathon Designer Series Conga
    Starting at $309.99
    Open Box:
    $247.99
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    LP LPA650 Universal Basket Stand
    LP LPA650 Universal Basket Stand
    $64.99
  6. Top Rated
    LP Galaxy Series Fiberglass Conga with Gold Hardware
    $675.99
    Open Box:
    $432.63
  7. LP Pedrito Martinez Signature Top Tuning Deep Cut Mango Conga
    Starting at $579.99
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    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Meinl Woodcraft Series Conga
    Starting at $629.99
    Open Box From:
    $503.99
  9. LP Aspire Wood Conga
    LP Aspire Wood Conga
    $212.99
  10. LP Natural Aspire Conga Set with Bongos and Stand
    $579.99
  11. LP Patato Conga
    LP Patato Conga
    $573.99
  12. LP Patato Conga
    LP Patato Conga
    $539.00
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    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    Gon Bops Mariano Series Conga
    Starting at $479.00
    Open Box:
    $399.20
  14. LP Richie Gajate-Garcia Signature Series Conga
    Starting at $488.99
    Open Box:
    $457.59
  15. Meinl Floatune Conga
    Meinl Floatune Conga
    Starting at $489.99
  16. LP Classic Top Tuning Conga
    LP Classic Top Tuning Conga
    $488.99
  17. Top Rated
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    LP WB2040 World Beat Caribe Conga
    $147.86
  18. Pearl Primero Conga Set with Twin Stand
    $449.99
  19. LP Uptown Series Sculpted Ash Conga Drum Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $399.99
    Open Box:
    $351.99
  20. Meinl Headliner Series 11 and 12 Inch Wood Conga Set with Basket Stands
    $419.99
  21. LP Junior Wood Congas with Chrome Hardware and Stand
    $413.99
  22. Meinl Headliner Wood Congas Set
    Meinl Headliner Wood Congas Set
    Starting at $409.99
  23. LP Matador Puerto Rican Flag Conga
    Starting at $422.74
  24. Meinl Headliner Series 10 and 11 Inch Wood Conga Set with Basket Stands
    $349.99
  25. LP City Conga Set with Stand
    LP City Conga Set with Stand
    $324.99
  26. Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Tumba
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Tumba
    $319.99
  27. Top Rated
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Conga
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Conga
    $309.99
  28. LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    LP Santana Abraxas Mini Conga
    $71.99
  29. 20% off with code
    LP Classic II Series Conga with Chrome Hardware
    Starting at $334.99
    Open Box From:
    $243.21
  30. Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Quinto
    Meinl Luis Conte Artist Series Quinto
    $299.99
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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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