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Learn to Play Congas in 15 Minutes

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How would you like to learn to play the "Congas in just 15 minutes"? I'm excited to share this new approach to learning for almost anyone of any age. Known as "Tumbao", "Marcha" or "Rhythm Pattern", you can learn to play this basic Conga pattern used in most popular music today in just 15 minutes. In this two-hour audience participation show, I take you through the history of how the Conga drums have influenced American Music (8 minutes), followed by the "15 minute Conga" lesson, and 60 to 70 minute audience play along to rhythms such as Jazz, Rock, Latin, Soul, Funk, R&B and Pop. We end the lesson with "Oh When The Saints Come Marching In". During the show, I'll also play several Conga Rhythyms from my recently published book to hopefully enlighten the audience to the history of this instrument. Participants will take home a printed copy free of charge of the music they just learned, to practice at home. No experience needed. Learn to play the most popular rhythm patterns and learn to READ THE NOTES "GUARANTEED". Play along for an experience like no other. This is an audience participation show.

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• Mach Music Studio - About Us, 7501 Wiles Rd #102a, Coral Springs, FL 33067, USA
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Departure Point
7501 Wiles Rd, Coral Springs, FL 33067, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages - BYOB. In moderation for persons 21 and over.
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children 8 years and more
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great experience, if in the Ft Laudadale area it should be on your "must do list" the guy goes out of his way to ensure you leave completely happy about your choice.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Manuel A, Owner at Mach Music Studio, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello thank you again for your review. Remember what I told you to get your hands of stone. I'm so happy you guys enjoyed the show. Thanks

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a really fun outing! They make learning fun and we had a fantastic time playing the congas :) Five stars! ☆☆☆☆☆

Date of experience: October 2019
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Manuel A, Owner at Mach Music Studio, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Rachel so happy to hear that it was fun and educational. Keep practicing so you guy can play together with the ukulele.

Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

I booked a “Learn to Play Congas in 15 Minutes” session for my girlfriend and I as a date night activity, and it was a blast! Manny is very knowledgable and friendly! His passion for conga drumming is so evident, and he really made learning...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Manuel A, Owner at Mach Music Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

Hello Alex I'm so glad that your girlfriend and you had a blast. I'm very happy with this review it means a lot to me. So glad we were able to talk about Las Vegas. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

This was truly an enjoyable experience - two of us caught right on, my hubby needed instruction at a slower pace and Manny was somehow able to seem to be teaching to us all individually - none of us had played a conga drum before...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Manuel A, Owner at Mach Music Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

I had such a nice time with you guys, especially you playing the piano. So glad you are thinking of getting a conga for Christmas. When I hear things like this it makes me feel good. Thanks for this review it means a lot to...More

Reviewed 1 August 2019

I truly had a great time learning to play the congas. Manny will teach you to play in just 15 minutes. I learned a lot and had a ton of fun. I have already tried to get him to come to Tampa so I can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Manuel A, Owner at Mach Music Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

Thanks so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed the Lesson/Show. For sure I will let you know when I'm in the Tampa area. Thanks Again.

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Kim M
17 October 2019|
Response from Rollercoasterchik | Reviewed this property |
His studio is in a building with lots of small offices - we just drove to the place - there wasn't a lot of traffic or congestion. I don't know anything about a bus transport.
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