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|In the Tradition|
Actors: John Almendra, Changuito, Eric Figueroa, Giovanni Hidalgo, Richard Nant
Genres: Special Interests, Educational
Giovanni Hidalgo is the leading conguero of our time. His diverse recording and touring credits include Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Palmieri, Dave Valentin, and Mickey Hart. On this masterful, bilingual program, he introduces b... more »
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Giovanni! Incredible Hands!
New England Yankee | Northern New England | 11/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This video is part instructional, part entertainment, and all worthwhile. The instructional material is very basic, but unlike many conga instructional videos, is done to perfection. You simply cannot find better material in terms of sound and execution. Giovanni presents in both Spanish and English. The latter part of the video is pure entertainment - basically studio music sessions, with the focus on the tumbadoras ... and Giovanni. What he can do with his hands on a drumhead has to be seen to be believed."