Songo
Cuba (in 4/4)


Basic
Hi  
- O - B - S - -
H T S T O O - -
Lo  
- - - - - - O O
- - - - - - O O
Variation 1
Hi  
- O T B O T B O
T H S - O O - -
Lo  
- - - - - - - -
- - - - - - O O
Version 2
Hi  
O - S - S S - -
- O - S S S - -
Lo  
- - - - - - O O
- - - - - - O O
Songo is a style that incorporates many rhythms including Cuban Son, Tumbao, and Rumba as well as American Funk and Jazz. It gives the conguero freedom to improvise variations based on Rumba, while keeping the Tumbao at the same time.



Symbol Key
B = Bass
O = Open Tone
S = Slap
  H = Heel (palm)
T = Toe (fingers)
M = Muff (muffled tone)
  C = Clave
X = Bell
P = Palitos (stick)
Play underlined notes with your 'strong' hand.




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