How to Play Bongos: A Basic Guide to Bongo Drums
Written by MasterClass
Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 2 min read
Bongo drums are part of a family of Latin percussion instruments that are central to Afro-Cuban salsa music. Along with the congas and the timbales, bongos have helped define many decades of Cuban, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, and South American percussion music.