About me

I have been a Performing musician for over 50 years.. and a teacher of How to Play the Conga drum for 30 years .

I have shared the stages of the world with over 100 Major Artists, from Carlos Santana, Eddie Palmieri,Sergio Mendes, El Chicano, Johnny Pacheco, Paquito D' Rivera to The Jackson 5, and many others.

I have done 17 International World Tours to over 50 countries. To date I have been in/worked with 154 bands of all "styles".

Current CD OYE! at              www.cdbaby.com/cd/JohnnyConga 

 CD available called "Breaking Skin/Rompiendo el Cuero" at www.cdbaby.com/cd/congajohnny


Over 200 recordings on labels such as Columbia/Island/Polydor/RCA/Cari/ and many other Independant labels.

Radio/Host of FUSION LATINA  www.wdna.org  88.9FM Miami, Fla   Wednesday from 8pm to 11pm  Eastern standard time  

A Hand to Drum Productions LLC-est. 2012    Online instruction on the Conga drum around the World 

Leader of The Tropical Jazz Project  Latin Jazz band

Instructor at South Florida Center for Performing Arts, Miami, Fla-2014