Starting Points

beginners

Are you new to conga drumming? You've come to the right place, here is a short list of videos to get you started. Don't worry too much about equipment for right now, just start with the basic hand strokes and focus on your technique. One of the great things about CongaMasterClass.com is different approaches that Michael and Jesus provide. Both are valid but differences are subtle.

Also, we've thrown in our basic Tumbao exercises for you to get started on. Michael breaks this pattern down so that its easy to understand.

Clave

Spiro-Basic Technique

Diaz-Basic Strokes

Diaz-Slap Examples

Spiro-Salsa Tumba-Beginning