Conga Drumming - A Beginner's Video Guide

Featuring Jorge Bermudez, with special guest appearance by Raul Rekow of Santana and Rosie Lopez Morè from the legendary Tropicana nightclub in Havana.

Jorge served as Mickey Hart's private conga teacher in Spring '98. Here's what Mickey had to say about Jorge's instructional conga video:

 "Jorge's spirit shines through this video and into the hearts of all serious students. A must see for all beginners."

- Mickey Hart, October '98

From the back cover:

"SLAMMIN'! The best video for learning to play conga drums!"
- Chalo Eduardo, percussionist for Sergio Mendes

"A great new approach with a humorous side!"
- Pete Escovedo

The bestselling book Conga Drumming comes to life in this Beginner's Video Guide with Jorge Bermudez - a dynamic teacher with 20 years of professional experience with groups like Pablo Cruise, Crowded House, and the Gipsy Kings. Conga Drumming's authors Alan Dworsky and Betsy Sansby help with the teaching and Scott Sansby plays shekere, maracas, and cymbals in the ensemble performance.


  • authentic conga parts for calypso, rumba, conga, bomba, and bembe
  • the secret of "mano secreta" - the technique used by master conga drummers to play with comfort, fluidity, and safety


  • electrifying rumba dancing by Rosie Lopez Morè from the legendary Tropicana nightclub in Havana
  • spectacular soloing on congas and bongos by special guest Raul Rekow of Santana

You can order the Conga Drumming video and Conga Drumming book, produced by Dancing Hands, from or by calling (800) 898-8036.

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