Play Bongos & Hand Percussion Now: Basics and Beyond
by Richie Gajate-Garcia
Paperback: 96 pages
Warner Brothers Publications; (November 6, 2002)
This book approaches bongo playing in a very user-friendly way. A must for all students who wish to learn the basic styles, patterns and techniques from world-renowned artist/teacher Richie Gajate-Garcia. This package contains 2 CD's with Richie performing all exercises and has play along tracks to practice with. Styles include Cuban/Puerto Rican/Dominican, pop/rock/funk/R&B, along with a section on school jazz band use. This is a complete study of the Bongo drum and should be fun for all who use it. Also includes an in depth study of all basic hand percussion instruments such as shaker, bells, cabasa, triangle, tambourine, maracas & more.