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Why Study at

Welcome to our sample area where you can view several free conga lessons lessons. All conga lessons are in Flash format for the highest possible quality. Here’s what you get:

  1. Multiple Views – Most conga lessons have multiple views. The different components can consist of:
    • a detailed lecture/instruction on the specific genre/beat being taught
    • a normal tempo lesson view
    • a slow tempo lesson view
    • a play-along recording that you can download to your computer or IpodThis variety of views for each lesson enable you to get the perspective you need, when you need it.
  2. Play-Along Recordings – After learning the basics in each style, a downloadable play-along version is made available for your continued practice. Through continued repitition of the various beats and patterns you will soon become a more versitile performer!
  3. Different Class Levels – There are many different levels of conga classes represented here at From Beginning to Advanced and everything in between, we are positive you will find something challenging and inspiring to enhance you current level of playing. Michael Spiro been teaching students some for over 30 years and have expertise in Afro-Cuban music that you can’t find anywhere else. Sign up for the 3 day trial period and we are sure you will find the lessons informative and entertaining.
  4. Varied Materials – Our goal is to create a library of online classes that can expose and teach players the various song and beat forms in the conga drum’s diverse repertory from simple clave, to Salsa Tumbao, to Guaguanco. The website and methodology contained in has been constructed for everyone from professionals to students who want comprehensive instruction, at their individual pace, over a period of time convenient to them. The entire library will be available to subscribers any time of the day or night. This convenience and the low subscription price make this a must for anyone wanting to master the conga.  Just log on and learn
  5. Multiple Instruments (coming soon!) – Although we initially started the site to deliver conga instruction users have told us they wanted additional instruments to be covered. Michael coveres all of the essential Afro-Centric instruments as well. We will provide videos for Bongo, Shekere, Maracas and even the very challenging Batá.
  6. Discussion Forum – Included with your subscription will be access to our conga discussion board/forum. Here you can interact with other conga students, post links to your videos and get feedback on your progress from myself or other members. We are trying to create a community here where players and students can learn at their individual pace, grow their confidence and appreciation for a world-class art form, and simply have fun! Come and join us, grow with us and experience directly for yourself.

Please enjoy our free conga lessons. We have included several of our lessons for you to study. Play through each one to see how easy is it to learn conga with us!

Come and join us, grow with us and experience the excitement of Afro-Cuban percussion directly for yourself. Sign-up now! Your future as a better Conguero awaits you!

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