How to Play Afro Haitian Rhythms: Yan Valu by M. Pluznick form an up and coming soon to be released “How to Play Congas” DVD! Wade Peterson (seconde) conga, Ben Issacs 6/8 long bell, boula (up beats with sticks) Ray Titus politos This is an example of how to play the Yan Valu rhythm pattern on conga drums. Also has the casse (break) and rhythm movemnets. Played on on Toca Elite Pro Series congas.
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Excerpt from a recent Afro Cuban conga drum and percussion class given by Michael Pluznick in Raymond Rauchs art studio in Ubud Bali Indonesia. This video featurs the rhythm named “Comparsa” (aka “Conga) from Havana Cuba.
Traditional West African Instruments being played at the best drum jam on Khao San Rd. in Bangkok Thailand by Musicians from Guinea, Liberia and around the world (japan, USA, etc): Gongoma, Balon,Djembe & Dunun in Thailand. Check out the songs and dance, too at this Khao San Road drum jam.
Street musicians in Thailand. Young boy plays balaphone like marimba instrument on the street. Older man plays home made stringed instrument on the streets of bangkok, thailand.
3 different groups perform traditional cambodian music styles in nature outside of the temples and even in a temple in Cambodia. The second group os made up of handicapped or physically disabled musicians.