Play Congas Now is a book that approaches conga playing in a very user-friendly way. A must for all students who wish to learn the basic styles, patterns, and techniques from world-renowned artist/teacher Richie Gajate-Garcia. This instructional package contains a CD with Richie performing all hand drum exercises and has play-along tracks to practice with. Conga playing styles include Cuban/Puerto Rican/Dominican, pop/rock/funk/R&B, along with a section on school jazz band use. This is a complete study of how to play the conga drum and is designed to be fun for all who use it.