Mambo Drummer

The Mambo

Download Worksheet In this newsletter, I’m sharing the worksheet that I use when teaching my students how to play a mambo pattern on the kit.   The mambo is a Cuban dance rhythm that’s typically played by a group of percussionists, each performing their own rhythm line on congas, bongos, timbales, cowbells, etc. To play …

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Lemon Merengue

Merengue Drum Beat

Merengue (ma-ren-gai) is the style of music and dance from the Dominican Republic. The music is often played very fast; however, the dance style is usually slower and more majestic. Learn how to play a Merengue drum beat below. Download PDF Let’s Merengue! The following Merengue patterns for drum kit are based on the kind of rhythm …

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