I have been a 'pro' for over 50 years. I have performed with the Best in the music industry. Such as: Carlos Santana, Eddie Palmieri,Gloria Estefan, Sergio Mendes, The Jackson 5, Gloria Gaynor, Cerrone(Paris), Angelo Branduardi(Italy), Billy Thorpe (Australia),and many many more. I have produced 5 CD's under my name Johnny Conga I have also been a ONLINE Conga drum instructor for over 13 year, teaching those that come to me from around the world. For those interested in learning from me email at [email protected]
Music is my 'life's blood"!..
Well believe it or not most of them have come true. I have performed at Carnegie Hall, 17 International world tours to over 50 countries. Recorded and produced 5 CD's under my name Johnny Conga. Worked with Carlos Santana ,Eddie Palmieri, Sergio Mendes, The Jackson 5 and over 180 bands to date of all genres.
That would take too long to answer...
too many ..
Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo
The love I have for music since childhood...
That it is Happy, strong, inviting, danceable,
I have always felt great!
Oh that is another long story.
Well I have just joined so I'll see too soon to say..
hahahaha oh man dont get me started hahaha
In Miami it's a tough scene.. no stability.. no consistency in hiring from clubs or bars concerning live music
Humility and Patience
Jon Lucien, Hubert Laws, Cal Tjader, OCHO, Pucho & the Latin Soul Brothers, Johnny Conga, Johnny Colon, Los Papines,