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ONLINE LESSONS, ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS
The following are links to lessons, articles and interviews published in Drumscene over the years as well as an array of interviews specifically conducted for my Master of Philosophy in Music [By Research] dissertation titled The Conga Drum: Development, Technique, Styles, Improvisations and the contribution of Master Drummer Ramon ‘Mongo’ Santamaria (ANU).

AFRO-PERUVIAN PERCUSSION The Cajon

ARGENTINIAN RHYTHMS Zamba & Chacarera

BERIMBAU Heart Of Capoeira

BOMBA Afro-Puerto Rican Treasure

BONGO IMPROVISATION Roberto Roena Style

CLAVE CONCEPTS Afro-Cuban Rhythms


CLAVE CONCEPTS Tito Puente's Para Los Rumberos

CONGA DRUM An Introduction

CONGA IMPROVISATION Ramon 'Mongo' Santamaria Style

CONGA IMPROVISATION Raul Rekow Style

CONGA STYLES Ramon 'Mongo' Santamaria

GUAGUANCO Afro-Cuban Rumba

MOZAMBIQUE The Manny Oquendo Touch

PERCUSSIVE SOUNDS Lenny Castro Style

SIGHT READING RHYTHMS Introducing Quarter Notes, Rests & Eighth Notes

SIX-EIGHT RHYTHMS An Introduction

SAMBA Essential Parts

SAMBA Rhythmic Directions

SAMBA Tamborim & Agogo Patterns

SMALL PERCUSSION A Methodical Approach

SOUTH INDIAN RHYTHMIC TRADITION An Introduction Part I

SOUTH INDIAN RHYTHMIC TRADITION An Introduction Part II

INSTRUMENTS Berimbau

INSTRUMENTS Bombo

INSTRUMENTS Cajon

INSTRUMENTS Congas

INSTRUMENTS Ibo

INSTRUMENTS Marimba

INSTRUMENTS Vibes

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Alex Acuña

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Jack Costanzo

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Joey De Leon Jr

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Larry Harlow

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Mark Levine

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Jose Madera

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Paoli Mejias

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Graham Morgan

MPHIL INTERVIEWS David 'La Mole' Ortiz

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Armando Peraza

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Bob Quaranta

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Ruben Rodriguez

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Dario Rosendo

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Daniel Sadownick

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Tommy Saito

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Bobby Sanabria

MPHIL INTERVIEWS John Santos

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Marty Sheller

MPHIL INTERVIEWS Michael Spiro

A DAY WITH Manolo Badrena

A DAY WITH Lenny Castro

A DAY WITH Luis Conte

A DAY WITH Melena Francis

A DAY WITH Roman Pelladito Hernandez

A DAY WITH Raul Rekow

IN MEMORIUM Mongo Santamaria

IN MEMORIUM Tito Puente

CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS Life In The Studio

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Merge A Memory Of The Senses


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