The Art of Bongo Drumming (with Special Feature by Armando Peraza). Composed by Trevor Salloum. For Percussion. Boxed, Methods. Latin American. Multiple Levels. DVD. Duration 54 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21113DVD).
This DVD is packed with informative chapters on history, selection, positioning, strokes, practice tips/exercises, clave, martillo, repiques/fills, bongo bell, soloing, and much more. The diverse rhythms explored on this DVD include martillo, bolero, jazz, rock, odd-time signatures, samba, and bossa nova. If that is not enough, a rare and special feature is highlighted footage and commentary of a bongo performance by the great Armando Peraza (Santana, George Shearing, Cal Tjader). Suitable for all levels, this DVD is sure to be a valuable addition to your percussion library.