Music Video

Are there different types of congas?

July 2016

Marvett Perez (1961-2013), presents and discusses the difference between two types of congas. One owned by Poncho Sanchez and the other by Mongo Santamaria. Both congas are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s collections.

Smithsonian Artifact Featured in this Video

Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of American History
Currently not on view
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy Santamaria
Object Type
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