Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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SLIDE GUITARS

   
Definition: A guitar designed to be played horizontally on a table or across the lap. Has a high action and is played with a metal slide. The frets are not used.
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BONGOS

Two small drums, one larger (and lower pitched, usually by about a fifth) than the other which are held between the knees and played with both hands. Bongo drums have been traced back to Cuba in the late 1800s, and are still largely associated with Latin music. There is some evidence to suggest that bongoes were brought to Cuba ...read more