Instructional, Jazz and Latin Jazz.
"The Conga Drummer's Guidebook" is the only method book specifically designed for intermediate to advanced conga drummers---packed with exercises on every aspect of the craft! And includes complete chapters on: a clear, lucid explanation of clave exercises; playing quinto; correct phrasing concepts;revoicing ideas to give more depth to your playing; 12 coordination exercises; explanation of many different rhythmic styles; stamina exercises, agility exercises, heel-toe technique, and much more! Spiro goes behind the superficial licks and shows you how to approach any Afro-Latin rhythm with the right feel, i.e. he explains the concepts of HOW to play correctly, not just WHAT to play. Endorsed by Karl Perazzo, Dave Garibaldi, John Santos, Ignacia Berroa, Mark Levine, Rebeca Mauleon, Jesus Diaz and more.