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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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Resplendent in a long, blue gown with enough Lycra in the full-length sleeves to flash the impressive muscles needed to thrash the conga drums at stage left, she glided back and forth, barefoot (literally tracking the music, since she is severely hearing impaired), from gongs stage right past xylophones, past temple blocks, to cymbals at extreme stage left.
He was definitely the one that recognised the importance of Afro-Cuban music and specifically the conga drum, with Chano Pozo, Cubana Be, Cubana Bop, Tin Tin Deo, Manteca, that was his trademark music.
Barrak's performance demonstrated his speed and dexterity in playing darbouka as well as conga drums and the conventional Western drum kit.
The 60 drums used at the Giant Playroom have among them Djembe Drums, Conga Drums from Cuba and Timbales.
Mack, with his Senegalese colleagues, helps create the "urban tribal music" which is the backbone of the show and produced predominantly conga drums and cuicas, Brazilian instruments which mimic the sound of birds.
Fans also can visit the Fairmount Historical Museum, filled with hundreds of artefacts from his life, including his baby clothes, letters he wrote, his artwork, and prized bongo and conga drums.
But yesterday Nik, who is studying for A-levels in music and IT at Astley High School, Seaton Delaval, was matching him beat for beat on the tall conga drums.
Thanks to the positive image generated by the stars' legendary show, it was easy for an impressionable young audience to fantasize: imagine the thrill of visiting a seemingly lush tropical island teeming with romance, rum and the captivating sound of Conga drums.
Cymbals clash, bells ring, and a trio of conga drums vibrates under the musician's capable hands.
During seasons other than Lent, Ibo life comer, alive at Mass with conga drums and African music; the pews are transformed by the brightly colored headwraps and traditional dress worn by the Ibo women; the passing of the peace is a time of laughter and joy with children receiving tickles and kin holding each other in long, firm embraces.
During this period, re-creations of Cuban bata and conga drums were used.