In this step-by-step guide you will learn how to play in the Rumba and Soukous percussion styles. These styles are taught by Congolese drum legend Koko Kanyinda in an easy to follow method. Koko teaches 14 essential exercises to get players up and going in the Rumba and Soukous traditions. Koko Kanyinda is an outstanding drummer and vocalist from the Congo. He is the last surviving conga player from the first generation of Congolese musicians like Tabu Ley le Rochereau and Franco whose Rumba style took Africa by storm in the 1960s. Kanyinda was a pupil of the great master drummer Kadima and early in his career he performed with a number of Congolese greats including Dr. Nico Mbarga, Papa Noel and Sam Mangwana. He has given drumming workshops throughout Europe, USA and Australia with the WOMAD organization and toured with Mose Fan Fan and the Master Drummers of Africa. NTSC all region. 65 minutes.