Is the bongo “the most Cuban instrument?”That’s what SalsaBlanca,com argues, and who’s to say they’re not right? The bongos, two small drums attached to one another that a percussionist can use to provide rhythmic accompaniment to most any Cuban music, originated in Cuba and became a staple drum for both changui and son. Watch the bongs in action in Cuba, and see how they fit into Havana son.
COUNTRY: Cuba, Puerto Rico (U.S.)
KEY GENRES: Salsa, Son, Salsa
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