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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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Recuerda que antes de ser salsero, el era el conguero que buscaban grandes figuras del jazz.
An all-star Latin jazz ensemble will pay a special musical tribute to master conguero Mongo Santamaria, who is being presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Antes de constituir la mitica agrupacion con Lobo, el Nene del Son pasa por distintas agrupaciones como Los Guajiros del Caribe --aqui el conguero Jesus Vazquez, el Fufu (por fufurufo) habria de darle el mote de Melon pues, como no le simpatizaba el cantante, dijo que tenia cabeza de melon-- y Los Diablos del Tropico.
Aguabella was a widely recognized master conguero and bata artist, a caring and knowledgeable instructor, and one of the most inspiring artists of all time.
Este barbado y feliz conguero y los miembros de su veterano grupo son simbolos vivientes de la mejor del jazz moderno y de las tradiciones tropicales latinos y lo demuestran en "Latin Soul", en donde Poncho y sus hombres son los reyes indiscutibles de uno vibrante mezcla, de lo que se ha vuelto uno de les mas dinamicas y populares estilos del siglo.
Pianist Zaccai Curtis is the blood of the quartet, with his brother Luques functioning as the group's spirit, drummer Richie Barshay as the land and conguero Reinaldo de Jesus as the water, via an emotional journey that encompasses many idioms.
En ese momento Millo conoce al conocido conguero Giovanni Hidalgo, quien fue uno de sus maestros y que paso a formar parte de la banda que hoy escuchamos.
Two of Sajaso's players hail from the Garden State--leader/vocalist Casiano grew up in Hoboken and conguero Nelson Delgado is from Newark.
He was the cutting-edge conguero in the birth of Latin jazz and also in the emergence of Latin rock.
Legendary conguero Poncho Sanchez performed a mini-concert at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, October 11, 2009, in support of his latest CD Psychedelic Blues (Concord Records).