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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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Toward the end, in a sequence that silenced the hall, she and tympanist Roberto Bologna coordinated bullet assaults on conga drum and kettle drum by watching each other across the stilled orchestra.
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.
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.
as an onstage DJ, lost in his own groove, spun beats and an older Hispanic man countered on 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 this period, re-creations of Cuban bata and conga drums were used.
Weinstein states: "'Dahomey Dance' reflected a serious attempt to translate a Dahomenian field recording of musicians making their voices percuss like conga drums into American jazz sounds".
Loftus hired his brother, a freelance artist, to draw huge pictures of alligators playing the conga drums and cavorting by the barbecue and flamingos slurping soft drinks next to the giant slogan, "Cookouts Go Wild With Royal Oak.
Photo: Pete Escovedo on conga drums closed First Night with a bang at a drafty Fort Mason warehouse--it's also this year's big place to wind up the night
RF: By the age of four, I was already playing the conga drums.