What is a conga drum?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When was the conga drum invented?

The exact date of the invention of the conga drum is unknown, but it is known that it was developed in Cuba by slaves of Central African descent. Slavery was established in Cuba by the Spanish in t... Read More »

What country did the conga drum come from?

The conga drum, known in Latin nations as the tumbadora, most likely originated in Cuba. The exact origin of the drum has never been pinpointed. Conflicting studies speculate that the conga drum or... Read More »

When did the conga drum originate?

The conga drum, or tumbadora, has African and Cuban roots that reach back to the late 1800s, when newly freed African slaves in Cuba started sharing their culture with Cubans, which helped develop ... Read More »