Daniel “Tatita” Marquez performs at Congahead Studio for the 2nd time.

Uruguayan candombe drummer, Daniel “Tatita” Marquez, brought his band with special guest Richie Flores on repique drum & Robby Ameen on drums to play Baghavad Gita & Night In Manhattan. These songs are featured on his album “Iniciacion”.

Miguel Valdes & The N.Y. Cuban Boys perform at Congahead Studio

Percussionist ,Miguel Valdez, brought his group The N.Y. Cuban Boys Ft. José ”Pepito” Gomez on lead vocal to perform Rumbiando (A Una Mamita). This tune was not rehearsed, very organic and live for you to enjoy. Their second song performed is Puerto Padre, a tribute to cuban pianist Emiliano Salvador.

Eliel Lazo, Marvin Diz, Rubby Guzman & Miguel Vargas perform at Congahead Studio

Percussionists Eliel Lazo & Marvin Diz, created this descarga called Talking on a tightrope.
Percussionist Eliel Lazo & Marvin Diz, Rubby Guzman on güira, and with Miguel Vargas on keys created this tune called How To Be Funky.

Cali-Son perform at Congahead Studio

Angelo Rodriguez and members of the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz group came together to perform a composition, Fuego Comprimido, by Mr. Mateo Amper. The Composition starts with a traditional dazonete and moves on to an astounding clarinet solo by Rob Hardt. From there the music features both Angelo Rodriguez and Joey De Leon. Both percussionists perform a percussion solo arranged by Joey De Leon. Welcome five of Los Angeles finest musicians and make up, Cali-Son.

Yorgis & Elegance Project perform at Congahead Studio

Cuban bassist ,Yorgis Goiricelaya, brought his Elegance Project to perform Rompiendo La Rutina “Danzonete” and Blue at Congahead Studio.

How LP (Latin Percussion) Began-Over 50 Years of Untold Stories

This video tells of how the first bongo was conceived of and created. The first hardware was created in a company building military instrumentation. That very same bongo was recreated in 2014 as the 50th Anniversary model that has already become the go to bongo by the leading players who have passed through the congahead.com studio.

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