Afro Latin Percussion Collective
MUSIC COLLEGE

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Discover how to play the latin rhythms

Educative Organization

We are a cultural and educative organization dedicated to the promotion of the Latin music throughout percussion lessons, workshops, bootcamps, festivals and more. Our aim is to teach children, youth and adults to discover their artistic potential.

Teachers

You will become an expert in playing, salsa, rumba, mambo, cumbia, plena, merengue, bachata, samba, candomble and other popular rhythms from Latin America.

Percussion Lessons

Learn how to play claves, campana, güiro, bongos, congas and timbales.

PERCUSSION LESSONS

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INSTRUMENTSINSTRUMENTS

Throughout our course you will prepare yourself for learning a specific instrument

BONGOS

Are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of small open bottomed drums of different sizes.

TIMBALES

Are shallow single-headed drums with metal casing. They are shallower than single-headed tom-toms, and usually tuned much higher, especially for their size.

CONGAS

Also known as tumbadora, is a tall, narrow, single-headed drum from Cuba.

CLAVES

A pair of cylindrical hardwood sticks, one of which is held in the player's fingertips over the cupped hand (a resonator). When struck together they produce a sharp ringing sound.

GUIRO

instrument consisting of an open-ended, hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side. It is played by rubbing a stick or tines along the notches to produce a ratchet sound.

MARACAS

Also known as rumba shakers, are a hand percussion instrument usually played in pairs and common in Caribbean, Latin American, and South American music.

This Percussion course is a very important tool for Salsa dance teachers, Performers and Social dancers

The lessons are taking place from April at QFactory Amsterdam. From September at Musicon Muziek center in Den Haag and at Studio Friekandel in Rotterdam.