What is a conga?

Answer The conga is a drum that originated in Cuba not long after slavery was abolished there in 1886. The first drums were made from hollowed-out logs and either mule or cowhide, which was attached to th... Read More »

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DIY Conga Drums?

Drums are a percussion instrument made of a hollow body and fabric covering under great tension. When the fabric is struck, the tension creates a pleasant sound. There are a wide variety of drums, ... Read More »

When was the conga made?

Latin music, including the style of la Conga, caught on in the United States in the early 1900s. In Latin nations, Conga is more accurately referred to as tumbadora. The Conga drum traces back to A... Read More »

What is a conga drum?

A conga drum is a tall, barrel-like percussion musical instrument, often played in pairs, with a, African-Cuban heritage. Conga drums are a popular musical instrument in the production of rumba, re... Read More »

How to Buy a Conga Drum?

The conga, called the "tumbadora" in Spanish, is a type of hand drum that originated in Cuba. It is an incredibly popular drum in Latin music, particularly salsa. Buying a conga drum can be intimid... Read More »