bongo drum

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Noun1.bongo drum - a small drumbongo drum - a small drum; played with the hands
drum, membranophone, tympan - a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
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A bongo, bongo, bongocero. Cumbanchero, bongocero, cumbanchero, bongocero que se va, cumbanchero que se va ...) se ha grabado mas de 500 mil veces.
Emir [Rodriguez Monegal] escribio alguna vez que tenia algo de "bongocero cubano" y lo contrasto con el impecable aspecto de Vargas Llosa, siempre "perfectamente planchado".
Neither does Victor." Performing with keyboardits Rosado and timbalero Maldonado are the likes of bongocero Carmelo Berrios, bassist Marco Gonzalez, conguero Willie "Tito" Andino, trombonist Christian Kollar, tenor saxophonist/flutist Al Acosta, and trumpeter Chris Thompson.
Triste por la muerte de su esposo y companero de trabajo el ano pasado, el bongocero cubano Joaquin Gonzalez Agra, Tongolele confiesa: "Lo extrano muchisimo, duramos casados 46 anos y fuimos amigos desde que yo tenia 15.
Su seccion percusiva tambien estaba "durisima" con El Jarocho Femando Sandoval en el bajo, el bongocero Ramoncito Castro, Modesto Duran en la conga y Yeyo Tamayo en los timbales.
And if you didn't know the rest, El Matador (Septeto Nacional's bongocero) had their phone numbers.
Righlights include the tracks Bongocero, Chango Ta' Veni, the title track Influencias, and Homenaje a Ray.
Born in Brooklyn as Jose Manuel Oquendo, this Nuyorican percussive legend established the tough and flexible tone of his spare but potent timbal by the late 1940s, when he was fortunate to share the stage with such Cuban icons as Chano Pozo, Miguelito Valdes, and Marcelino Guerra, before replacing Chino Pozo (Chano's cousin) as Tito Puente's official bongocero in the early 1950s.
GR: In the 1960s, my good friend and mentor, Angelito Perez, used to work as bongocero for the band called Los Dementes.
Onboard, with flutist and musical director de Jesus and conguero Castillo, are lead vocalist Julio Salgado, violinist Lewis Kahn, violinist/celloist John Henry Robinson III, pianist Ray Fuentes, bassist Marcos Gonzalez, timbalero Eddie Rivera, bongocero Jaime Figueroa, and vocalists Jose Mercado and Wil Wright.