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conga

1. a Latin American dance of three steps and a kick to each bar, usually performed by a number of people in single file
2. a large tubular bass drum, used chiefly in Latin American and funk music and played with the hands
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Conga drums were played at the ceremony in 1955 by the Afro-Cuban musician Arsenio Rodriquez, who came to New York City around 1949, and his brother Kiki, who was initiated with the Orisha Ogun in Cuba, before coming to New York City (Collazo interview).
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On a recent day, Rowan led 25 fourth-graders through the "Salutation Samba," helping them keep the rhythm while they tapped conga drums and chanted the word "hello" in different languages.
For instance, Ray Legere, a demonstrably accomplished bluegrass musician, switched back and forth between fiddle and mandolin while Serbian-born Bogdan Djukic moved from a delightful violin solo of Klezmer melodies to lead the rhythm on conga drums in the ensemble's rendition of Duke Ellington's "Caravan.
About a dozen parents sat in the pews watching their children sing pop tunes or bang out samba rhythms on conga drums.
Like the early incarnations of Bolan's TRex he's been playing live with just a band set-up of guitar, conga drums and flute which fits in with the mildly psychedelic feel that has become a trademark of the Liverpool scene.
in choosing among "How to Play Conga Drums," "A Conga Primer," "Basic Conga," etc.
A collection of conga drums dominates the office area, a precarious stack of cigar boxes teeters on Garcia's desk, and out back is the detached garage where Garcia's long-gestating, finally-here dream movie, ``The Lost City,'' was edited.
Its main product line is conga drums marketed under the brand names LP, LP Aspire and Matador.