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Recent interest in bongos has surged with the inclusion of bongos in almost every type of music including classical, rock, flamenco, jazz, Latin, Middle Eastern and East Indian. Fun with the Bongos was written to provide a simple guide for someone without any musical experience who wants to learn to play the bongos. The book is designed to teach drum notation, basic bongo technique, simple rhythms and their application. In addition it develops familiarity with the construction, nomenclature and characteristics of the bongos. Fun with the Bongos is the first level in a series of books written by the author. Now includes Spanish & Portuguese translations. Audio download available online.
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Trevor Salloum has studied with Cuban master drummers Changuito, Enrique Pla, Roberto Vizcaiño, José Eladio Amat, José Miguel Meléndez, Cutumba and Los Muñequitos de Matanzas. He has made several trips to Cuba and studied at the prestigious Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana in addition to music schools in Santiago and Guantanamo. Trevor has played music professionally in Canada and the United States for over 25 years. He has performed with Pat Labarbera, Armando Peraza, Alex Acuña, Jane Bunnett, Campbell Ryga, Ross Taggart, Brad Turner, Dee Daniels, Tommy Banks and Ian McDougall. He is a best selling author with Mel Bay Publications including Fun with Bongos, The Bongo Book, Bongo Drumming:Beyond the Basics, Afro-Latin Polyrhythms, and Afro-Cuban Rhythms. Trevor has taught percussion for over 20 years in Canada and the United States. Most recently he has been conducting Afro-Cuban percussion clinics as an artist in residence for the Vancouver School Board and for with the Britannia World Music Program in Vancouver, BC.
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Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2015. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0786693428
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2016. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 32 pages. 11.00x8.50x0.08 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0786693428
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110786693428