The sweet jams of the conga drum are hard to deny, and it's difficult to play them without a smile on your face. West Music's expertly accrued collection of full size and mini congas has been handpicked to players with deliver rich resonance, attractive exteriors and trustworthy robustness. With LP, Meinl, Toca and Remo congas being hailed as some of the best on the market, these are instruments that students of all skill levels can appreciate. Many models are accompanied by sturdy stands, while mini congas come equipped with a comfortable strap to make these lightweight instruments conveniently portable. Indulge in rich conga rhythms with quality drums from West Music.
Child and adult musicians alike feel the satisfaction of creating music with an impactful instrument like a drum. While the conga doesn't differ from the drum, it has the added benefit of not requiring mallets. The conga also boasts a distinct sound and rich history that’s easy to incorporate into lessons about Afro Cuban, salsa, rhumba, merengue, and reggae music. Music instructors reach for this percussion instrument due to its ease of use. Many children's congas come pre-tuned for immediate play, unlike the traditional conga drums, which require frequent tuning.
For young students, small conga sets and pre-tuned instruments are ideal for more than just their size. They often come with a strap that allows kids to play while in motion. For older music students, full size conga sets with a stand are perfect for teaching the various strokes like open tone, slap tone, muffled, and bass tone.
Whether mini or full-size, congas produce a wonderfully rich tone that can spice up any melody and bring a smile to both the player and the listener’s face. They also come in a variety of finishes from natural wood to fun animal designs giving them true visual appeal.