Includes book and CD. This is the only method book specifically designed for intermediate to advanced conga drummers. It is packed with exercises on every aspect of the craft. Includes complete chapters on: stamina exercises, agility exercises, heel-toe technique, correct phrasing concepts, revoicing ideas, concepts for soloing, 12/8 coordination exercises, and much more. 116 spiral bound pages.
"When I wanted to study Afro-Cuban music, everyone said, 'Go see Spiro'. I took that advice and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. He is completely knowledgeable about his subject." Dave Garibaldi
"A great book, including the clearest explanation of clave I've ever encountered--worth the price of the book just for that." Mark Levine
"This is a breakthrough book for all students of the conga drum!" Karl Perazzo (percussionist w/Santana)